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Expedition Norway

Norway

On the 24th July 2017, Dave set off on a 1500mile / 2415km journey between Kirkenes in the north and Bergen in the south west, following the 124 year-old ferry and cargo route known as Hurtigruten, or "The Express Route".  For this, the 14th non-motorised journey over 1000 miles of Expedition1000, his transport will be a new aquatic craze that has taken the shores of California by storm - The...

Hiking and Packrafting Tasmania

Tasmania

In January 2017, Tarran decided that hiking and packrafting from the north of Tasmania to the south would be a good idea.  so off he went. He began the adventure by setting off from the north just outside Devonport and cut a path through the heart of Tasmania. Tarran hiked through the world heritage listed national rainforest, whilst taking in a number of lakes and rivers along the path. H...

Running the Americas

North and South America

In 2015, Jamie Ramsay decided it would be a good idea to run 17,000km from Vancouver in Canada to Buenos Aires in Argentina.   After 12 years working in the City he decided to change the direction in which he was heading. To justifying leaving his job he put together an expedition that combined all of his passions and would take him on a truly inspirational journey. The 17,000km solo an...

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,...

River Severn - Source to Sea

In July 2017, Tarran Kent-Hume and Luke Hindes set off from Marylebone station in London to travel to the source of the River Severn in Wales. The plan?  To travel by canoe the length of the river from the source in Wales to its mouth in the Bristol Estuary in England. The expedition took 8 days and there were more than a few incidents along the way!  Tarran and Luke took two of our extreme chargers to keep their electronic devices charge along the way. Read the full expedition story by clicking the link below

Simon DuBois - Clipper Round The World Yacht Race

The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race is one of the most demanding amateur sporting events in the world. 12 teams of non-professional sailors compete in a 40 000 nautical miles race around the world. The race includes 8 legs and touches 6 continents over a period of 11 months.  It is the Everest of the sea.  A race that tests both the physical and mental limits of the men and women that embark on this journey.  Simon DuBois is taking part in the 2017 race for Team Visit Sea...

Leon McCarron in Armenia

At the end of July 2017, our ambassador Leon McCarron set off with fellow adventurer Tom Allen for Armenia and a 3-week hiking expedition into the wilderness. They ventured into the Geghama mountains, scouting for a future route for the Trans Caucasian Trail.   Leon took with him a new extreme to keep all his devices powered up.

Antarctic Gurkha

Antarctic Gurkha - an incredible journey of 1100km to the South Pole.  In November 2017, starting from the Hercules Inlet, Scott Sears will attempt to break the world record for the youngest person ever to reach the South Pole alone, whilst raising money for the The Gurkha Welfare Trust. Despite a childhood dream of becoming a professional tennis player like his father, Scott soon realised he was much better at being cold, wet and carrying heavy bags - so his other dream of joining the Army seemed the perfect match.  After 7 mon...

Antarctica Ice Maiden

Antarctica

In November 2017, six British women are aiming to become the first all-female team to ski coast-to-coast across Antarctica. No team of women, from any nation, has completed this formidable challenge. It is the ultimate opportunity to show that women have the mental strength and physical endurance to operate in the most hostile environment on earth. The Ice Maiden team will cover 1,700km using muscle-power alone, pulling sledges and battling temperatures of -50°C and wind speeds of over 60mph during their three-month journey.  Uns...

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