Newsflashes

02

Jul

First President to Summit Corran Tuathail
photo: President Mary mcAleese joined by family and friends enjoying a beautiful summit day on Corran Tuathail.

30

Jun

New Expedition website
www.beyondendurance.ie is the new home for the expedition and is looking very well. The new site has been developed with Hiddenloop, Shaun Menzies and ourselves. We will be updating the progress of the expedition with lots of exciting news, images and video as time goes on... www.beyondendurance.ie Bookmark it and…
Well done Mick and John... Report by Alan Arnette We had three more summits last night. John Dowd, Mick Murphy and Marcus Dell all made the true summit of Broad Peak in somewhat difficult conditions. The three left from Camp 4. As I have been reporting the snow is very…
Report form Alan Arnette We knew we had it great for longer than normal so it was no surprise last night when the clouds moved in, temps dropped and it started to snow. There have been two summit attempts. First Wilco and Gerrard tried Monday night and ran into knee…

27

Jun

South Georgia Assesment in Norway, June 3rd -10th
The final day We woke to very bright weather and had breakfast on the boil, by the way it dosen't get dark fully. We inspected the snow shelter that Enda and Domhnall had stayed in. A good share had stayed out also to experience the night time vibe. As we…
SMS from Satphone - Con Collins on the Expedition this morning: "Mick, J Dowd and 2 others going for summit now..." Reports are of excellent weather at the moment in the area. As a mark of respect we have withdrawn the image that was previously shown here.   www.patfalvey.com  

26

Jun

South Georgia Assessment in Norway, Day 2, June 3rd -10th
3 day back Pack Day 2We woke to beautiful weather again, and headed for the hills gradually gaining height, our first stop included a mexican wave as we all adjusted our layers and gear. We pushed on up the valley passing blue lakes frozen since last Autumn and found our…

26

Jun

Ger Mc Donnell makes summit bid on Broad peak
Ger McDonnell is going for the summit on Broad Peak in preparation for K2 with Mick Murphy. Con Collins, John Dowd are moving up today to camp 3 or 4 as far as we can make out from Alan's report below. I fully admit that I will leave BC tomorrow…

25

Jun

South Georgia Assesment in Norway, Day 1, June 3rd -10th
3 day back PackAfter a late-ish night for some, an early start with all gear required for the 2 nights in the elements. Packing gear is an art in its self, but given practise can reward you with an evenly balanced comfortable ride when walking over long distance. After approaching…