Louis and Ant of Expedition 5 are in the last stages of preparation for their self-supported crossing of Greenland, the fourth island they will traverse and the largest island on Earth. Before they set off, we caught up with them to discuss the challenges ahead.
Very few people in history have ever summited K2, only about 8% of the number who have summited Everest. Truly a mountaineer’s mountain, the death rate is over 20% for those who attempt it. Record-breaking British climber Jake Meyer, who had already climbed Everest by 21, returned to K2 for the third time, where he finally conquered the world’s second-highest mountain and the tallest in the Karakoram range on the border of China and Pakistan.
Bremont Ambassador Jake Meyer has begun his attempt to reach the summit of K2, otherwise known as The Savage Mountain, due to its dangerous and difficult ascent. We sat down with Jake before he left for his adventure, to find out more about his challenge ahead and why he was attempting it for the third time.
The results of this year's Volvo Ocean Race made it the closest finish in the race's 45-year and marked the first win for a Chinese-flagged team. After friend of Bremont, Kyle Langford, reached the finish line in third place with Team Brunel, we took a moment to celebrate his efforts in the competition and get some inside information from the man himself.