Walking the Zambezi Interview with Chaz Powell

From November 2015 to April 2016 Chaz Powell will attempt to walk the entire length of the Zambezi River. This is going to be an ambitious expedition during which Chaz will have to contend with extreme weather and a myriad of wild animals, as well as the threat of contracting malaria. Update: In order to … Continue reading Walking the Zambezi Interview with Chaz Powell

Mikael Strandberg – Expeditions – Interview

You would be hard pushed to find many people who have explored such a number of diverse and uninhabited parts of our planet as Expedition Guide and Documentary Producer Mikael Strandberg. These include Eastern Africa, Patagonia, Siberia, Arabia and more. He has travelled on foot, bicycle, horseback, ski, reindeer sled, with camels and even with … Continue reading Mikael Strandberg – Expeditions – Interview

The GO Trek with Dave and Squash

Yesterday (30th April) saw the beginning of Dave Cornthwaite's eighth adventure in his twenty five Expedition 1000 challenges. For each of his challenges Dave is using non-motorised transport to travel at least 1000 miles. In this latest adventure, called the GO trek Dave Cornthwaite and Squash Falconer will be travelling 3000 miles on ElliptiGO running … Continue reading The GO Trek with Dave and Squash

Expedition1000 – Dave Cornthwaite Interview

Embarking upon any expedition takes commitment, planning & perseverance. When Dave Cornthwaite packed in his day job to become an adventurer, the goal of achieving a single expedition was not enough to give him the motivation he needed to pursue his new career. After all, why stop at one expedition when you can do twenty … Continue reading Expedition1000 – Dave Cornthwaite Interview

Ski Mountaineer Tamara Lunger Interview

Tamara Lunger started competitive ski-touring in 2002 and, as a member of the Italian national team, won several major titles. These include Italian Champion in 2006 and 2008, winner of the Pierra Menta 2007 and Long Distance World Champion 2008. Following these successes Tamara has progressed onto mountaineering, becoming the youngest woman to climb Lhotse … Continue reading Ski Mountaineer Tamara Lunger Interview

Lightwave Founder and Engineer Carol McDermott – Interview

If you are an ultralight camper or hiker you've probably heard of Lightwave. Lightwave are dedicated to the design and development of high-quality lightweight and ultra-lightweight tents and rucksacks. As we see it at CheapTents, Lightwave offer great products which cater for the specific needs of ultralight and lightweight adventurers and campers. Lightwave balances the needs of durability, … Continue reading Lightwave Founder and Engineer Carol McDermott – Interview

Adventurer Tim Moss – Interview

Opportunities for adventure can be found almost everywhere, if you know where to look. If you are stuck for inspiration, Adventurer and Expedition Manager, Tim Moss can help. There are lots of ideas on Tim's The Next Challenge website, through which he also offers advice, research and support for expeditions. For example, Tim has helped … Continue reading Adventurer Tim Moss – Interview

Phil Wickens Pro Polar Explorer & Photographer

Many climbers and mountaineers dream of summitting unclimbed peaks. Making 8 first ascents might seem like an unattainable feat, but for Polar explorer Phil Wickens this was accomplished on just one expedition! In January 2012 Phil led a small team of mountaineers and skiers to climb 13 peaks located in the Antarctic Peninsula. Travelling between … Continue reading Phil Wickens Pro Polar Explorer & Photographer