Adventurer Justin Miles took a little time out to practice arctic skills and drills with the man behind the Ice Warrior project, Jim McNeill. Lewis shouted through the door at one twenty-five am. “Just? Just mate you have to get up”. He didn’t need to. From the first moments that I climbed into bed just after midnight I had a… Read more →
In the afternoon a helicopter flew up to camp three picked up something from the ranger tent before heading further up the mountain. We were all wondering what was up. Joey said he needed to let us know a solo climber had fallen off the crest and the helicopter was heading up to retrieve his body. We all got very quiet. I made a mental note however – don’t take the helicopter ride off the mountain.
“Through our endeavours we can demonstrate that one can still achieve great things post injury,” concludes Martin, “If one has support, drive and determination, a dis-abilitating injury should not stop you from reaching your goals.