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

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Aconcagua 2018

In January 2018 65 Degrees North will set out to summit ‘The Roof of the Americas’

Aconcagua, is the highest mountain in South America, North America and outside of the Himalaya (Asia), by extension, the highest point in both Western and Southern Hemispheres.

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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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'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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