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

Our Endeavours

Munda Biddi '18

In October 2018 a small team of wounded and damaged ex-service men & woman set out to cycle unsupported…

…from Ocean to Ocean

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In June 2018 65 Degrees North set out to summit Mt Denali. With a summit elevation of 20,310 feet (6190m) above sea level it is the highest peak in North America, and with a vertical rise of about 18,000 feet, Denali is the tallest land-based mountain on Earth!

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Leader '18

In April 2018 a group of ten wounded, injured, and sick veterans embarked 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.

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Aconcagua 2018

In January 2018 65 Degrees North 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 65 Degrees North completed a coast-to-coast cycle ride across the Pyrenees with a large group of injured, wounded and damaged servicemen and women. This tough ride involved covering 800km in seven days of hard cycling that included 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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