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.
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..
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.
“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 Charityhas 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