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Amazon River Run

Peru

In October 2015, two adventurers set out on an expedition to kayak the 6,500Km of the longest and largest river in the world - The Amazon. Tarran Kent-Hume and Olie Hunter Smart kayaked an arduous 10+ hours a day for approximately 4 and a half months, battling with high altitudes, heat, humidity, tropical storms, insects, wild animals and tribes at war to name a few. Powertraveller supplied...

Hobie Kayak Oslo to Helsinki

Scandinavia

On 14th August Dave stepped into a Hobie Mirage Adventure Kayak for the first time and began a journey from Oslo to Helsinki. On October 1st he completed the trip having covered 1000.5 miles in 48 days. This was the 11th leg of Expedition1000. From Oslo, Dave and Hobie travelled south via the Oslo Fjord and Sweden's Bohuslan Coastline. Once at Gothenburg they turned left,...

Journeys 9 and 10 of Expedition 1000

Between April 3rd and May 22nd Dave Cornthwaite travelled 2115 miles in consecutive endurance challenges, separated by only 7 days.  He pedalled and sailed 1009 miles across the Atacama Desert in Chile on a Whike, then rode 1106 miles on an ICE Trike, from Germersheim, Germany to Cornwall, England. These were the 9th and 10th journeys of Dave's Expedition1000 project, which entail 25 j...

Titikayak Expedition

Lake Titicaca

In August 2013, Belgian adventurer Louis-Philippe Loncke and Peruvian Gadiel Sanchez Riviera (Cho) embarked upon a 2-month kayaking expedition, circumnavigating Lake Titicaca, the largest lake in South America. The expedition was to explore the remote coastlines and islands within the lake, take GPS measurements and document the coastline via photos and film, thus creating the first invent...

Orizaba, Mexico

North America

When people think of adventures in Mexico, they often conjure up visions of warm weather associated with good surf breaks, killer food, and cold cervezas. Most do not realize that there are massive glaciated mountains right in the heart of the country. A series of active to dormant volcanoes blessed with cool sounding Nahuatl names make up the eastern end of the Trans-Mexican Volcano belt and r...

Paddle Boards and Polar Bears

In August 2013 a multi-national team of nine guys and one girl took the sport of stand-up paddleboarding, normally associated with surf beaches, to the freezing waters of the Greenland coast. The project, ‘Polar Bears and Paddleboards’ was dreamt up by explorer Justin Miles and stand-up paddleboard (SUP) instructors Paul Hyman and Phil Sayers of London based Active 360. The aims of th...

Ataraxia Project, Alaska

North America

"In spring 2012, a mixed German American crew set out to break the world record of the longest continues vertical climb with kite support - in the middle of Alaska. The goal was to reach the top of 4016m high Mt. Marcus Baker, the highest peak of the Chugach Mountains as fast as possible with the support of wind power used by kites. The Ataraxia project was embedded in the Eklutna cros...

It's On The Meter - World Taxi Challenge

Himalayas

It's On The Meter was an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the longest ever taxi journey by circumnavigating the world in a 20-year-old London Black Cab. The expedition covered 45,000 miles; covered 4 continents, 50 countries and an ascent to Everest Base Camp - in a taxi!  This epic journey raised over £20,000.00 for the British Red Cross and received global media c...

Mississippi River Expedition

North America

Nobody on the planet has travelled further than Dave Cornthwaite on a Stand Up Paddleboard in one journey. His descent of the Mississippi River took 68 days of paddling, 82 in total, and was the first time anyone had Stand Up Paddled the Mississippi carrying all of their own gear. Paddling on a Lakeshore River Rover, this was the fourth journey of Dave's Expedition1000 project and the sec...

Himalaya Mountains

Himalayas

14 expeditions to the Himalayas. Ryan is a veteran of three expeditions to Mt. Everest, leading groups to the summit via both the Tibet and Nepal sides and three expeditions to Cho Oyu in Tibet. He has led expeditions to K2, Broad Peak, and Gasherbrum II in the Karakoram Himalaya of Pakistan and Lhotse (2 times), Manaslu (2 times), Dhaulagiri and the Southeast Ridge of 7,200 meter Pumo Ri in Ne...

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