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HEALING ON DENALI ~ by Joe Winch

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and the Therapeutic Benefits of the Mountains…. Just below the highest point in North America it’s -35 degrees Celsius and the weather...
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Team Denali: On the Summit!

Team Denali standing on the summit of the highest peak in North America and the tallest land-based mountain on Earth! #65DNTeamDenali #BeyondInjury#MentalHealthMatters #RMfamily

Update from Team Denali:

Yesterday (Day 5) the team carried loads up a long hill on the Kahiltna Glacier known as “Ski Hill.” They continued north to a spot...
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Team Denali – Day 2

The team arrived in Anchorage more than 24 hours after setting off from home. They settled in to their hotel for the night but some...
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Team Denali – Day 1

Months of training and preparation are at an end and the team are now on a plane heading for Alaska. 65 Degrees North Patron Jonathan...
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Training for Denali…

In just 4 weeks time 65 Degrees North will be heading to Alaska where the team will attempt to summit Denali, the highest mountain in...
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The Second Day at Sea…

A cold northerly wind greeted the team as they prepared to set sail for the second day of their adventure! They worked together to raise the...
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#FollowTheFlag… Day 11

The team have spent Day 11 at Camp Guanacos acclimatising and preparing for their summit bid! Al handed the flag to Jason this morning and...
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#FollowTheFlag… Day 10

Beautiful blue skies and sunshine greeted the team on day 10 as they prepared to move to Camp Guanacos. They had all had a relatively...
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#FollowTheFlag… Day 9

The team set off this morning for Camp Guanacos (Camp 3) carrying all the food, kit and equipment that they will need for remainder of...
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#FollowTheFlag…. Day 7

Last night the team ate their evening meal wearing their summit jackets as the temperature dropped drastically and the snow began to fall. It had...
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#FollowTheFlag… Day 5

The team were pleased to report that they all passed their medical last night and were declared fit to continue with the ascent. Al carefully...
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A Good Luck Message

65 Degrees North received a message of good luck for their forthcoming challenge from Adventurer and Base Jumper Tim Howell https://www.facebook.com/TimHowellADV… Thanks for the support...
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The Raid 17 Team: Day 6

A cold but beautiful morning greeted the team as they prepared to set off on the penultimate day of their epic coast-to-coast challenge. The climb...
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Raid 17 Team: Day 5

Despite the rain and a few aches and pains the team set off with huge smiles on their faces and a strong determination to continue...
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The Raid 17 Team: Day 3

The 3rd day of the epic 450 mile cost-to-coast endeavour took the team over some incredibly steep and challenging Cols. The views were breathtaking as...
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The Raid 17 Team: Day 2

The team set off in two groups to give Chris a head start on his hand-bike. The weather was kinder with sunshine and showers and...
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Preparing for Raid ’17…

Sports Science experts from Swansea University put the Raid 17 team through gruelling fitness tests in the labs at the University’s Bay Campus. The Sports...
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Raid 17 Training – Day 1

On Saturday March 4th the team flew to Portugal, along with a collection of bikes and hand-bikes, to undertake a week-long of intensive training for...
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Update From High Camp…

*1800hrs Saturday January 14th 2017 Rich phoned with an update from Mt Vinson…. “We are now at high camp (c3,750m/12,300ft) with views of Mt Shinn...
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Update From the Mountain..

*Wednesday 11th January at 11.30pm Rich called from Mt Vinson with the latest update from the team: “We have just reached Camp 1 (2,770m/9,100ft) and...
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Shortly after landing at Union Glacier in Antarctica the team broadcast a live video using the #iSatHub.The essential safety and communications kit provided by Inmarsat means we will be able to continue to share every step of the journey as it progresses.We are looking forward to keeping you all updated and sharing the amazing views of this vast, white, frozen continent as the team take on its highest mountain: Mt Vinson.Keep an eye out for our next live video....

Posted by 65 Degrees North on Monday, 9 January 2017

Live Updates From Antarctica….

Posted by 65 Degrees North on Monday, 9 January 2017 Shortly after landing in Antarctica the team broadcast a live video via the iSatHub. The...
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The BIG Expedition sets off

The #BigFridayShow have been following 65 Degrees North on their BIG Expedition to Antarctica, check out the fundraising team before they set off and follow their progress between 4-7pm UK time on BFBS Radio!

Posted by BFBS Radio on Friday, 6 January 2017

BFBS Radio Are Following the Team’s Progress..

The BIG Expedition sets off The #BigFridayShow have been following 65 Degrees North on their BIG Expedition to Antarctica, check out the fundraising team before...
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Antarctica Bound!!

The team have boarded their plane and are Antarctica bound! The Russian Ilyushin IL-76 TD will fly them over 3000km to one of the coldest,...
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30 Hours Later….

The team have arrived in Punta Arenas after almost 30 hours travelling! Tomorrow will be spent making final preparation and equipment checks, and purchasing the...
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Live From Brazil!

The team have boarded their 3rd plane in the last 24 hours. They are now flying to Punta Arenas and should arrive at their hotel...
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TV and Radio Interviews..

The team have lots of radio and TV interviews scheduled for tomorrow (Wednesday January 4th)! Danny will be chatting live on: The breakfast show at...
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2016: Another Immense Year!

2016 has been another immense year filled with so many special moments and memories. The highs and lows, tears and laughter, hard work, training and...
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Packing for Mont Blanc …

65 Degrees North will be heading to Mont Blanc next month for final team training where they will refine the vital skills required to climb to...
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It’s Real…

It’s real… Antarctica’s paperwork is now signed and completed by the team! In just 4 months time 65 Degrees North will set out to summit one of...
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A Rare and Special Man…

 Alan Olding RM (16.05.43 – 18.07.16) It is with great sadness that we announce our Patron and dearest friend Al Olding died peacefully, following a short battle with...
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‘Conquering Kili’

In February 2016 five injured Royal Marines and five female Police Officers from South Wales joined 65DN for their new exciting challenge ‘Conquering Kili’ ‘Team...
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Danny’s Story

Danny joined the Royal Marines in 2003 at the age of 17. As a child he was always happiest running about in the woods and...
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‘Conquering Kili’

65 Degrees North will be joined by 5 injured Royal Marines and 5 female Police Officers from South Wales for their next exciting challenge ‘Conquering...
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‘BFBS Radio Interview’

Click on the link to listen to an interview with Peter and Hal Stewart for BFBS Radio http://www.bfbs.com/radio/listen-again/2132 Interview starts 18 mins in on Monday...
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‘Final Kit Inspection!’

Senior Patron Major General Andy Keeling CB CBE RM, and Mrs Woppy Keeling, former British Olympian and cross-country skier, joined the team at the hub...
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