Category Archives: Video

  • Live Whisky Tasting

    May 11, 2012

    Whisky Tasting Live

    Last night, 7pm BST, the Walking With The Wounded Summit team and the Glenfiddich Pioneers participated in a world first … a LIVE whisky tasting from Everest base camp. The Team and the Pioneers were introduced by a London studio panel featuring presenter Monty Halls, WWTW Founders Ed Parker and Simon Daglish, Glenfiddich’s Jamie Milne …
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  • Glenfiddich Whisky Tasting LIVE from Everest Base Camp

    May 9, 2012

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    See the live broadcast here. Following the decision to postpone this year’s Everest summit attempt, The Walking With the Wounded expedition team will be toasting their last day at Everest Base Camp by taking part in the world’s highest ever whisky tasting. The live broadcast will take place on Thursday 10th May at 19:00 (BST) …
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  • The Doc explains the final preparation

    April 27, 2012

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    The team has spent many months preparing for this challenge and Francis ‘The Doc’ Atkinson explains the final few things which need to be finalised prior to heading onwards and upwards to the top of Mt Everest.  

  • The Nepalese Puja blessing

    April 25, 2012

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    It is tradition that all who attempt to climb Mt Everest partake in a ceremony to bring luck to the expedition party and avoid angering the gods. Our team took part in this colourful and fascinating ritual and had various items of kit blessed, so as to ensure their safe and successful passage to the …
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  • Khumbu Ice Field Training

    April 22, 2012

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    Martin Hewitt explain the process by which the team has set about preparing to tackle one of the most challenging parts of the journey to the top of Mt Everest, the Khumbu Ice Field. Being able to cross crevasses and manoeuvre across dangerous ice formations can quite literally be the difference between life and death. …
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  • Latest Video Update From Martin Hewitt

    April 12, 2012

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    Martin Hewitt’s latest update shows off the spectacular, yet imposing scenery surrounding Mount Everest. Martin explains the on-going acclimatisation process which enables the team to get accustomed to trekking at high altitude and assist in the production of vital red blood cells. Share this link with friends, family and colleagues to do your bit for …
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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

  • 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

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