"In November 2013, I made a bit of running history when I became the first Scot (and second British woman) to complete my Antarctic Odyssey — the Antarctic Ice Marathon and Antarctic 100km double — in the space of three days, and this is one of my greatest achievement.
Crossing that 100k finish line marked both the end of a journey and the beginning of a new one...
Gina 28, from Sweden has a passion for travel and adventure, and for pushing herself outside of her comfort zone. Her goal is to “Escape the Ordinary”. Over the past few years, that is what Gina has done!
On May 14th 2016 Gina left Sydney on a bicycle, with everything she would need to be self sufficient as she cycled 2,700km up the east coast of Australia to Cairns, where she stayed for 2 months.
Summary of costs
Travel to the start - $114.75/£59.63
Accommodation in Launceston - $47/£24
Resupply Costs - $201.18/£162.70
Costs of the Hike - $230/£120
Travel back home - $91.50/£47.10
Total Costs $684.43 /£413.43
Alice in her own words…
“I am an adventurer and an explorer. I travel to the furthest places on earth and walk through its toughest habitats. I have been described as ‘Indiana Jones for girls’ (which I liked!) We live in a time when the world is in crisis in so many ways. I want to bear witness to what is happening to the planet as our climate and our society changes and I want to tell the stories t...
“Slow down. Stop running. Pregnant and postpartum women have heard this advice since the beginning of time. Many runners have no idea what they can and cannot do during pregnancy and postpartum, leaving them unsure, scared, and susceptible to injury.”
During this podcast, we talk with Kate and Blair about their first book. Go Ahead, Stop and Pee: Running During Pregnancy and Postpartum. This book thr...
Phoebe Smith is an adventurer, presenter, broadcaster, author, editor, photographer, speaker and filmmaker.
By day she is award-winning travel writer, broadcaster and presenter, host of the Wander Woman Podcast, Sleep Storyteller-in-Residence at Calm.com and contributing editor for Wanderlust Travel Magazine. By night she’s an extreme sleeping outdoors adventurer who thrives on heading to the wildest...
Miriam Lancewood was born in a loving home in a small village in the Netherlands in 1983. After completing her university degree, she worked for a year in Zimbabwe, and then traveled to India. And in India she met her now husband Peter Raine.
Peter had resigned from his job as university lecturer in New Zealand and had moved to India to live like a ‘modern nomad’. He had lived five years in India whe...
It’s was pretty cold on the night and it was raining all night long. I didn’t want to get out of bed, but I needed to pee! I put my poncho on and headed out. It was 7 am by this point so it was time to get everything packed up. I managed to pack everything up while still in the tent dry. The tent is totally soaked, not much I can do about it! A quick 10 min walk down the gravel path and I was at the...
🥾 Final day of walking in the Overland Track!
I had a leisurely morning, chatting to the hikers who were going to be getting the ferry service.
🚤 I popped down to the Jetty and to be honest is it a pretty awesome way to finish the journey.
The view of the lake from the jetty was really spectacular and well worth walking out to. It only took a few mins.
I had a 17k walk and head of me around...
💗This has to be one of the most beautiful sections on the Overland walk - every view was magnificent, there was so much to see, and the scenery seemed to be changing all the time. The walk was a lot easier today, very flat, not much elevation gain or loss, the path was pretty dry as well.
The route runs parallel to the Narcissus River for most of the day, but a lot of the times you can’t really see...
In 2019 Mollie set off on her most ambitious expedition to date, skiing solo from the coast of Antarctica to the Geographic South Pole.
29-year-old adventurer and motivational speaker, who was born in Devon and lives in Edinburgh, started her world record attempt at 1.40 pm (Chilean time / 4.40 pm UK time) on Wednesday 13 November.
⛺️ I took my time this morning, it also takes a little longer getting the tent packed up. I was pleased I’d decided to sleep in my tent the cabin would have been a little too claustrophobic!!
After crossing over a small bridge it was a really pleasant walk to Du Cane Hut (2.9km from Kia Ora Hut) which is an old cabin in the most beautiful clearing!
Such a stunning walk today, beauty in every view.
⏰ I left around 10 am and arrived at the cabin at 3pm ish
The cabin is quite small and a little bit claustrophobic- it’s one large room for eating and sleeping there are two large bunk beds, which can sleep quite a few people. I needed some space tonight and it seemed a shame to have carried a tent all this way and not get to use it!