MOUNT EVEREST FOUNDATION ANNUAL LECTURE 2018 with PORTERS’ PROGRESS UK
The Spectre, Trans-antarctic Expedition 2017-18 was an ambitious, first of its kind project, aiming to combine and unsupported, wind assisted journey of 1700 km across the interior of Antarctica, with exploration and ascents of the extremely remote and technical Gothic Peaks. This included a peak name the Spectre, by far the most southerly rock spire on the planet. Come and hear Leo Houlding describing the highs and lows of this gruelling yet ultimately successful expedition. In aid of the Mount Everest Foundation (mef.org.uk) and Porters’ Progress UK (portersprogressuk.org).
Leo Houlding, Expedition Leader: is an adventure professional. He has vast experience organising major expeditions and has achieved significant first ascents and repeats over 26 years climbing in the Alps, Yosemite, Greenland, Baffin Island, Patagonia, The Himalaya and Antarctica. He has more recently taken up kiting and has 5 years experience in the Lakes, the Alps, Norway and 1000 mile Greenland kite expeditions in 2016. He also has an impressive adventure TV and Film resume including Wildest Dream, Everest IMAX, The Asgard Project, Last Great Climb, Discovery Channel Lost Worlds, BBC Fierce Earth and Top Gear.
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