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Meet the 2020 team members: Katie Henderson

At just 20 years old, Katie Henderson is our youngest ever competitor! Having already completed the Budapest Marathon and the 3 peaks challenge, she is no stranger to endurance events… and is one half of the mother daughter Henderson team taking on Everest in the Alps 2020! Meet Katie. What’s ...

23/08/2019

Meet the 2020 Team Members: Charlie Birchall

Part time alpinist, mountain lover, ultra runner, fashion follower, cow dodger, full time dreamer and Everest in the Alps 2020 team member: Meet Charlie. Whats’s your reason for taking on such an epic challenge? I followed EIA earlier in the year while I was in resort, and in the lead ...

26/07/2019

Meet the British Army Veteran taking on the world… One mountain at a time.

Despite losing the use of his right arm in action, Martin Hewitt has just summited the world’s highest peak; Mount Everest. Everest in the Alps lead guide Martin Hewitt, is also the founder of the Adaptive Grand Slam, a team of disabled adventurers on a mission to be the first ...

15/07/2019

Ski Touring In Arctic Norway

BY EIA GUIDE LACHLAN BUCKNALL Lachlan Bucknall is a former British Army officer of 11 years who has been climbing and mountaineering internationally for over 18 years. Qualified as a Mountaineering and Climbing Instructor and a full member of the Association of Mountaineering Instructors (AMI), he is also qualified as ...

01/07/2019

EiA guides are the first disabled team to smash the Cape epic!

EiA guides are the first disabled team to smash the Cape epic! In March 2019, two of our 2018 AGS guides, Jaco Van Gass and Stuart Croxford, took on the legendary Cape Epic. The Absa Cape Epic is an annual mountain bike stage race held in the Western Cape, South ...

03/06/2019

How to train for an endurance challenge

Meet Shaun Brooking: Shaun Brooking has an Honours degree in Sports and Exercise Science and further certification in neural performance training. He works with endurance athletes, and what he calls the ‘office athlete’. Everyone who uses their body, is an athlete. He enables clients to connect with their bodies and ...

29/04/2019

How to stay fit… Ideas for your next challenge.

By Becky Scott of RS Performance Training Leading up to big events participants dedicate their lives to the training, refueling and recovery process. Once the event has been completed and celebrated it can be hard to know what to do next. It’s great to have more time to spend with ...

26/04/2019

Working out in nature is the ultimate antidote to modern life.

Working out in nature is the ultimate antidote to modern life. Scarily modern life and chronic stress is having a detrimental effect on our brains and bodies. Amazingly working out in nature has been proven to reverse this effect so you can save yourself and reap some positive mood benefits ...

23/04/2019

EiA 2019: The diary

EiA 2019: The diary By Lorna Robertson Timmis   How it all began… I am sitting in my study with rain and wind pouring down at the behest of Storm Gareth as I am sipping coffee and trying to capture the whirlwind, intense, amazing week during which I took part ...

25/03/2019

They’re off! The teams begin the third ascent of Everest in the Alps

The weather held up, spirits soared and the three Everest in the Alps teams began their gruelling challenge at 6am this morning. The four day challenge will see Teams Sagarmatha, Artemis and BlackLine ski uphill the height of Everest raising vital funds for research into children’s brain tumours. There’s been ...

05/03/2019

An open letter to our supporters…

Just days to go until our teams fly out for Everest in the Alps 2019 and Lorna Robertson Timmis of Team Artemis has written an open letter of thanks to all her supporters that have helped over the last months of hard work and training… Dear Friends and Family, What ...

28/02/2019

Meet Team Artemis

Welcome to the third and last installment in our ‘meet the team’ series. Here we meet Team Artemis (meaning Goddess of the Mountains). Four super fit mum’s from Hampshire that have been training hard for this challenge and are ready to give the men a run for their money! Meet ...

18/02/2019