World’s first unsupported crossing of the Greenland ice cap by an amputee
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Rehabilitation Through Adventure

65 Degrees North seeks to help in the rehabilitation of wounded or damaged ex-servicemen and women by offering the opportunity to participate in challenging adventure.

 By changing the perception of physical and mental disability through the ‘Spirit of Adventure’ we aim to inspire and motivate others to overcome, achieve and succeed.


65 Degrees North are proud to be supported by The Endeavour Fund



Endeavour Fund

The Endeavour Fund was created by The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry to support sporting and adventurous challenges conducted by wounded, injured or sick service personnel and veterans. The fund aims to promote these activities as part of a recovery pathway and to amplify the actions of these incredible people in order to inspire others to challenge their perceptions of what is truly possible. / / Twitter: @endeavourfund



Future Adventures

Raid 17

In September 2017 65DN will attempt a coast-to-coast cycle ride across the Pyrenees with a large group of injured ex-servicemen and women. This tough ride will involve covering 800km in seven days of hard cycling that will include 11,500m (38,000ft) of climbing.

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Past Adventures

'The Top of the Bottom of the World'

At 16:30 (GMT-3) on Sunday January 15th 2017 a 5-strong team from 65 Degrees North stood on the summit of Mt Vinson, the highest peak on the coldest, most remote continent on our planet. The unsupported climb to the ‘top of the bottom of the world’ tested the team to their limits..

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'Conquering Kili'

In February 2016 65DN successfully summited Mt. Kilimanjaro, the World’s highest freestanding mountain, to raise awareness of disability and recognise the impact of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). At 5,985m (19,336ft) high it is also the highest mountain on the African continent.

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Greenland 2015

In June 2015 Peter Bowker and the team of 65 Degrees North successfully recorded the ‘World’s First Unsupported Crossing of the Greenland Ice Cap by an Amputee’. They relied on fitness and mental grit to overcome the fearsome environment, covering near 600km (372 miles) pulling pulks containing all their equipment.

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“Swansea University is proud to support 65 Degrees North.    

Our research expertise is behind the team all the way.”



65 Degrees North Supports The Royal Marines Charity

The Royal Marines Charity 

As the overarching Royal Marines charity, The Royal Marines Charity has among the widest purposes of any service charity in that it looks after both serving and retired Royal Marines, and their dependents – this converts into some 125,000 potential beneficiaries. Our mission is to provide the best possible through life charitable support for Royal Marines, their families, veterans and cadets

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