Pennine Way Challenge

Pictured By – Hellerick Pennine Way Challenge is a trail steeped in history and cuts along the tops of the rugged Pennine mountain chain which is often referred to as England’s backbone and offers the participant a challenging and breathtaking trek of 267 miles. Commencing or ending in Edalein the north Derbyshire Peak District running…

Offa’s Dyke Challenge

Offa’s Dyke (Welsh: Clawdd Offa) is a large linear earthwork that roughly follows the current border between England and Wales. The structure is named after Offa, the Anglo-Saxon king of Mercia from AD 757 until 796, who is traditionally believed to have ordered its construction. Although its precise original purpose is debated, it delineated the…

5 Peaks Challenge

Pictured By – Jim Barton The 5 Peaks Challenge is a hill climbing challenge the aim of which is to ascend and descend the highest peak in each of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales (of the United Kingdom) and the Republic of Ireland within 48 hours, including all travelling, and without breaking national speed…

Artic North Pole Expedition

Pictured By – NOAA/Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory The North Pole also known as the Geographic North Pole or Terrestrial North Pole, is defined as the point in the Northern Hemisphere where the Earth’s axis of rotation meets its surface. The North Pole is the northernmost point on the Earth, lying diametrically opposite the South Pole.…

Antartica South Pole Expedition

Pictured By – Dave Pape Antarctica is Earth’s southernmost continent. It contains the geographic South Pole and is situated in the Antarctic region of the Southern Hemisphere, almost entirely south of the Antarctic Circle, and is surrounded by the Southern Ocean. At 14,200,000 square kilometers (5,500,000 square miles), it is the fifth-largest continent. For comparison,…

Mount Everest

Pictured By – Gunther Hagleitner Everest base camps refers to two base camps on opposite sides of Mount Everest. South Base Camp is in Nepal at an altitude of 5,364 metres (17,598 ft.) while North Base Camp is in Tibet at 5,150 metres (16,900 ft.) These camps are rudimentary campsites on Mount Everest that are used by…

Kirkjufell

Pictured By – Anjalikiggal Kirkjufell, or ‘Church Mountain’ standing at 463 meters  is a distinctly shaped peak found on the north shore of Iceland’s Snæfellsnes Peninsula, only a short distance away from the town of Grundarfjörður. It is often called ‘the most photographed mountain in Iceland’, due to its dramatic formation and perfect coastal location.…

Hvannadalshnúkur

Pictured By – Gummao Hvannadalshnjúkur, is the highest peak of Öræfajökull volcanic glacier in Vatnajökull National Park and the tallest mountain in Iceland. Its latest measurement finds it to be 2,110 meters tall. Due to the fact Iceland is located over a rift valley, where the tectonic plates are pulling apart rather that crushing together,…