Expedition News

Summit within Reach for Irish on  Khan Tengri: 7010 meters. Micheál O Connell and Gabriel Dowd are now at Camp thee which is the final camp before the summit at 6400 meters and feeling fit, confident and enthusiastic to have a shot off the summit tomorrow. Weather: They are hoping…
Tuesday, 03 August 2010 12:50

Ger McDonnell Receives Major Rescue Award

Family and Friends are over the moon with the News that Ger will be receiving one of the Top Awards in Mountaineering for his contribution in selflessly helping other fellow mountaineers and in the process making the ultimate sacrifice in loosing his own life in the process. Ger was an…
Irish Khan Tengri Expedition 2010, 7010 Meters in Kazakhstan/Kyrgystan Over the last few days Micheál O Connell and Gabriel Dowd are going well as they have secured camp 1 on Friday 30th of July at 4900m. Over the weekend they have being working hard on gear and food carries  as…
Michael O Connell and Gabriel  Dowd  arrived at Base camp on Friday 23rd of July. They are very excited  and happy to be in place at base camp. They have said the face is enormous and are really looking forward to starting the climb over the next few days as…
Thursday, 08 July 2010 18:29

Ireland to Mongolia by Road

Ireland to Mongolia by Road Today at Pat Falvey School of Adventure we had the pleasure of having two of the Irish teams that are undertaking this arduous 10,000 mile journey across, Britain, France, Belgium, Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Moldova, Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Mongolia. We were…
Monday, 28 June 2010 21:34

Tom Crean Commitee invites Queen

As Part of the Tera Nova celebrations the Tom Crean Memorial Committee have invited the Queen of England to come and visit Tom home village in Annascaul.
Jordan Romero, the 13-year-old American who became the youngest climber to reach the top of Mount Everest, said “standing on top of the world is just the best feeling you could ever imagine”.Speaking via satellite phone, he said: “I'm doing this to inspire other kids, hopefully across the world, to…
Thursday, 25 March 2010 17:07

Evacuation from the Arctic

Homeward bound from the iceIt was the morning of Mar 6th, our fifth day on the ice. We had just…
Here is the Gerry ryan show original link for those unable to see the last download link on facebook http://www.rte.ie/podcasts/2010/pc/pod-v-9310-8m17s-weeklyryan.mp3
Wednesday, 10 March 2010 13:37

Gerry Ryan 2FM Interview

Here is the interview on 2fm's Gerry Ryan Show yesterday the 9th. Pat is in Resolute. Thanks for the link…
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