Around the world... the hard way...

Training expeditions

In working towards the massive goals of the 360 project, Ben and Natalia have been training constantly over the past few years, with continual general fitness and endurance training together with massively challenging expeditions across the world designed to boost not just their fitness but also their mental preparation in working towards going through some of the worst conditions on this planet.

Auyuittuq National Park

Natalia can be seen in the bottom left third. Tiny in comparison to the mountains watching over us.

In March-April 2014, the team embarked on their own independent expedition north of the Arctic Circle, through the Auyuittuq National Park. This was the first time they had been left to their own resources in the polar environment…

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Polar Training

Very bouyant as we go into the water

Prior to the Auyuittuq expedition, the team spent a good month and a half preparing and training in the Arctic, with a good period of time with the McNair family of polar explorers, who provided a fantastic and intensive course covering the essentials of polar travel and survival…

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Land’s End to John O’Groats in winter

Off into the mist

In 2012, the team travelled to the UK to cycle the 1,500km journey from Land’s End to John O’Groats… in winter.

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Bolivia Mountaineering

Huayna Potosi, 6,088metres and our first mountain over 6,000m

With no experience at all in mountaineering, the team set out to the Bolivian Andes where they climbed peaks of over 6,000 metres above sea level in a massive challenge of endurance and determination.

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