Monthly Archives: March 2012

  • Expedition Diary: David Wiseman

    March 31, 2012

    David Wiseman on bridge

    David Wiseman give his first impressions on the landscape, reaching the first village and the joy of a hot brew. Having trouble listening to the audio? Visit our Soundcloud page

  • Expedition Diary: Martin Hewitt

    March 31, 2012

    The Amazing Landscape

    Martin Hewitt reports in with a voice blog from Lukla. Having trouble listening to the audio? Visit our Soundcloud page   Day 1 It was still dark when the morning wake up call went off. Wearily we arose, it was time to leave the city and head for the mountains. Bags where taken and checked, …
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  • Video: Early wake up

    March 31, 2012

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    Jaco Van Gass and Karl Hinett wake up at the crack of dawn for a flight to Lukla to begin their trek. Trouble seeing the video? Try visiting our Youtube channel here

  • Expedition Diary: Francis Atkinson

    March 30, 2012

    Francis checks in to Expedition HQ with his first voice blog. Listen to his account of arriving at Kathmandu, the teams preparation and the issue with Wisey’s massive feet. Having trouble listening to the audio? Visit our Soundcloud page here

  • Video: Jaco’s amazing prosthetic

    March 29, 2012

    Jaco's Prosthetic

    Jaco Van Gass talks to Dan Majid about the Everest team’s kit prep and the features of this amazing prosthetic. Trouble seeing the video? Try visiting our Youtube channel here

  • Martin Hewitt: My Everest

    March 29, 2012

    Martin Hewitt My Everest

    As the team prepare to begin their journey in Napal, its time to hear from Everest Team Leader, Martin Hewitt, in the final “My Everest” interview. See the video below to hear Martin talk about coming to terms with his injury, the attitude needed to overcome challenges and how Walking With The Wounded can help …
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  • Hero At 30,000 Feet: Francis Atkinson

    March 29, 2012

    The Everest Expedition landed in Nepal yesterday, but for Francis Atkinson the excitement had already begun! So here we are in Kathmandu, sitting in the balcony of the Hyatt, enjoying a beer and watching the sunset.  Our flight here was brilliant– we were all upgraded to business class by Qatar airlines which made sleeping a …
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  • Summit Team Arrive in Kathmandu: Video From David Wiseman

    March 29, 2012

    The Summit Team arrived in Nepal yesterday evening, local time, and we already have this great video blog of David Wiseman, filmed by our on-the-ground media manager, Dan Majid.

  • The Team Departs For Kathmandu

    March 28, 2012

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    Last night, the Walking With The Wounded Everest 2012 Expedition Summit Team departed for Nepal. Martin Hewitt, Jaco Van Gass, Karl Hinett, David Wiseman and Francis Atkinson will all be attempting to summit the world’s highest mountain in late May. They are also joined by Dan Majid, who will be the Expedition’s reporter and communications …
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  • Final Words From Wisey Before The Departure

    March 26, 2012

    It was a very early start for Bullet and Burns on Friday morning as Ed Parker was picking us up from outside Victoria Station at 0630 to take us on the long trip to Suffolk.  We parked up in the lovely seaside town of Aldbergh where we fuelled up with a ‘fat boys’ breakfast in …
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