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A British research expedition showcasing the effects of extreme altitude on the body and mind.
2014 saw Richard become the fastest Briton in history to ski solo from the coast of Antarctica to the South Pole.
Richard spent 39 days solo in Antarctica as preparation for his 2014 solo Antarctica Speed Record attempt.
An R&D expedition. Richard’s third expedition on North America’s highest mountain.
7 Summits, 3 Poles, in 7 Months. A World First. Download the documentary from iTunes.
Richard skied the last degree to the South Pole starting from 89 degrees south, battling the last 60 nautical miles/111 km to the bottom of the earth.
Mount Vinson is part of the Ellsworth mountain range in Antarctica and was the last of the Seven Summits to be discovered and climbed.
The highest mountain outside of the Himalayas at 6,959m/22,830ft. Richard summited Aconcagua during a very small weather window.
Richard was joined on this leg by Marie Curie nurse Janet Suart and friends and family, who were all fundraising for the 737 Challenge.
Rising from the dense tropical jungle of West Papua, Carstensz Pyramid is the most elusive and mysterious of the 7 Summits.
Richard was joined by Double Olympic Gold medal rower Steve Williams OBE for this leg, the last degree to The Geographic North Pole.
Straddling the border of Tibet and Nepal in the Himalayas, Mount Everest is the highest mountain on the planet. Leg 7 of the 737 Challenge was about to get epic.
North America’s highest mountain. Richard climbed Denali with a painful frostbitten toe, whilst drama struck on day 1 with a crevasse fall.
The final leg of the 737 Challenge. Europe’s highest mountain, Mt.Elbrus. Richard made history on 12th July 2011.
The final stage of technical development in the preparation for his 737 Challenge, specifically the Everest leg.
Polar training and preparation for the North Pole leg of Richard’s 737 Challenge.
Richard's first expedition to Denali in 2010 was part of his training and preparation for his 737 Challenge.