In June 2018 65 Degrees North will set out to summit Denali. With a summit elevation of 20,310 feet (6190m) above sea level Denali is the highest peak in North America, and with a vertical rise of about 18,000 feet, it is the tallest land-based mountain on Earth!
In April a group of ten wounded, injured or sick veterans will embark in ‘The Leader’, a Brixham trawler built in 1892, for six days of sailing adventure on the seas to the south of Devon and in the outer Channel.
In September 2017 65DN completed a coast-to-coast cycle ride across the Pyrenees with a large group of injured ex-servicemen and women. This tough ride involved covering 800km in seven days of hard cycling that included 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.