Monthly Archives: October 2011

  • Capt. Martin Hewitt on the couch

    October 13, 2011


    Expedition Manager Capt. Martin Hewitt was on ITV Granada and BBC Northwest Tonight to talk about the Everest 2012 expedition and the challenges the team faced in reaching the summit of Manaslu. Click the images below to view the videos: BBC Northwest Tonight (go to 21:00) ITV Granada Reports (go to 16:25)

  • Everest Diary: The Summit of Manaslu

    October 6, 2011

    On the 01 OCT the WWTW team set off for their second summit attempt of Manaslu, the 8th highest mountain in the world. The first having been abandoned due to an unexpected snow storm forcing a perilous descent from Camp 2 the week before. Everyone had been going stir crazy down in Base Camp and …
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  • News from the Summit of Manaslu!

    October 5, 2011


    Today, October 5th 2011, has seen a Walking with the Wounded team summit the world’s 8th highest mountain, Manaslu, deep in the Himalayas. At 13.45GMT the Walking with the Wounded Project Manager Captain Marin Hewitt, along with Expedition Leader Russell Brice (of Himex) announced via satellite phone, that seven of the original nine in the …
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