News

'Katabatic Wind and Blisters....'

Published Thursday, 14th May 2015
The team smashed 24km on Day 4 of their epic trek across the Ice Cap and they reached 'Dog Camp', just beyond the crevasse zone. Team morale was extremely high despite battling against energy sapping katabatic winds, difficult terrain and sore hands and feet. Day 5 began at about 5am and the team pu...
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'First Breathtaking Images from the Ice cap'

Published Monday, 11th May 2015
Peter and the team have made excellent progress through the treacherous ice field. They have been tested physically and mentally but are enjoying the challenges of this spectacular environment. They have completed their third day on the Ice Cap and are in high spirits and all feeling strong and conf...
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'The Reality of This Epic Challenge'

Published Sunday, 10th May 2015
After a hearty breakfast on Saturday the team left Kangerlussuaq (Søndre Strømfjord) and were driven about 30km to the spectacular edge of the ice cap, known as Point 660, passing the magnificent Russell Glacier along the way. They skied for about 8 hours before setting up camp for their first nig...
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'Icy crevasses, polar bears and -37C blizzards..'

Published Saturday, 9th May 2015
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/icy-crevasses-polar-bears--37c-9202041 ...
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'Norway Training... Practising Vital Skills'

Published Saturday, 14th March 2015
Another beautiful morning greeted the team as they prepared for a day practising the vital skills they will need for a successful expedition in May. It is vitally important that the team are able to pitch their tents quickly and efficiently in all weather conditions and they will need to melt snow f...
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'Team Training in Norway.... Cross Country Skiing'

Published Saturday, 14th March 2015
After a morning discussing nutrition, clothing requirements and how to pack their pulks the team set off for a long afternoon of cross-country skiing practice. They were put through their paces with and without poles in order to establish their base skills. ...
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'The 5-Strong Team Arrive in Norway'

Published Saturday, 14th March 2015
After a long day of travelling the team arrived at the cabin where they spent their first night together as the 5-strong team that will cross the Greenland ice cap in May. A beautiful sunrise greeted them the next morning as they prepared for their first training session with their guide Svante. Ins...
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'Swansea City AFC Launches 65 Degrees North'

Published Saturday, 14th March 2015
Swansea City AFC helped launch the 65 Degrees North Endeavour at the Barclays Premier League game against Manchester Utd in February. The Royal Marine Commando Display Team abseiled off the top of the North Stand at the Liberty Stadium before kick-off and presented Pete with the match ball.  It...
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'Research Experts Supporting 65 Degrees North'

Published Friday, 13th March 2015
An incredible team of research experts are supporting 65 Degrees North to ensure the best possible chance of accomplishing the World First Record attempt. The research experts at Swansea University, which includes Patron Associate Professor Dr Liam Kilduff, are offering support with physical and men...
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'The Team Meet HRH Prince Harry'

Published Friday, 13th March 2015
The team travelled to Whitehall for a private meeting with HRH Prince Harry. It was an absolute honour and privilege to discuss the details of the project with him. HRH Prince Harry is a patron of Walking With The Wounded and joined fellow adventurers to trek across the Arctic in 2011 and the South ...
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