Adventure 52

Tag: Everest

Week 7 now online

Week 7 now online

GETTING fit enough for an adventure is often a struggle. We commit ourselves to a date, which is weeks or months in advance, knowing full well that to get there, we need to put the hours in to train for it. Fitness trainer Mark Anthony tells me this week that he’s seeing more and more…

61-year-old Brit will climb Everest this April

61-year-old Brit will climb Everest this April

61-year-old Simon Knighton from Marlborough, Wiltshire, will climb Mount Everest in April 2011 with the aim of raising £100,000 for the charity Age UK and local good causes. Age UK is the new force combining Age Concern and Help the Aged, dedicated to improving later life. Simon, who has held roles at a senior level for…

Help Sherpa Laura Reach Everest Base Camp

Help Sherpa Laura Reach Everest Base Camp

TOMORROW on a busy Saturday in the Newlands shopping centre in Kettering, 34-year-old Laura Crick will ride a static bike for as long as it takes her to cycle 180 kilometres. The ride is in preparation for an Everest Trek for Help for Heroes and she’s hoping the six hours spent on a bike will help…

14-year-old Jordan Romero has sights on Mount Vinson

14-year-old Jordan Romero has sights on Mount Vinson

At just 13 years old, Jordan Romero climbed Mount Everest. Now, 14, he plans to become the youngest person to climb the seven summits and the final mountain on his list is Mount Vinson, the highest in Antarctica. He’s heading out there as we speak. Here’s what he’s achieved so far: 10 years old –…

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