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Everything you need to ski the height of Mount Everest

Are you looking for a new challenge? A ski touring adventure which involves ascending a height equivalent to the summit of Mount Everest in March 2020 could be the ultimate winter endurance challenge you’ve been looking for… Adventure journalist and athlete, Tobias Mews, has given us the lowdown on Everest in the Alps after he completed the challenge ...

04/10/2019

Meet the 2020 Team member: Teresa Henderson

As the second half of the mother/daughter team, Teresa Henderson is one inspiring lady! Mum of 8 and a keen skier, she is looking forward to doing something for herself and taking on this epic challenge with her eldest daughter Katie. What is your reason for taking on such an ...

04/10/2019

Fundraising to the top

For those that choose to fundraise for them, the Brain Tumour Charity has been on hand to support our team members for every step of their journey. Here they give us the lowdown on EiA 2019… How it all began… It’s not every day you take a call from Location ...

23/09/2019

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