Adventure 52

RECORD ATTEMPTS

Steve Birkinshaw is running the Wainwrights

Steve Birkinshaw is running the Wainwrights

STEVE Birkinshaw is currently three days into his attempt to run across all 214 peaks in the Wainwrights. In his blog, he says that his planned route is 511km long with 36,000m of ascent. The current record for a continuous route of all 214 tops is held by the legendary Joss Naylor at 7 days 1 hour…

Parker starts his science

Parker starts his science

THE beauty of the Willis Expedition is that it’s a science gathering trip. While 19-year-old Parker Liautaud wants to walk to the South Pole in the fastest time possible as well, that’s more of an extra on top of the more-important science work he’s doing. While others his age call themselves an ‘adventurer’, Parker doesn’t,…

The Willis Resilience Expedition

The Willis Resilience Expedition

HAVE you noticed that our weather seems to have become whackier? Parker Liautaud has noticed it too which is why he’s planning the Willis Resilience Expedition to put himself in Antarctica this December to do experiments which he hopes will help scientists work out what’s happening with our weather – and why extreme weather is…

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