Category: Adventures

Wheels on Kilimanjaro

Wheels on Kilimanjaro

We brought you Wings of Kilimanjaro – now Wheels. The successful ascent of Mt Kilimanjaro in a Mountain Trike by Iain Fryatt, a 27 year old man with Friedreich’s ataxia and the porters, who made the impossible, possible.

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Marine Biology and Mental Illness in Madagascar

Marine Biology and Mental Illness in Madagascar

Kathy and Chris Wilson share the challenges they faced in managing acute mental illness while in Madagascar with marine conservation NGO Blue Ventures.

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Photo Essay: The Colorado River

Photo Essay: The Colorado River

Expedition doctor and celebrated photographer Dr Andrew Peacock spends 18 days kayaking through the Grand Canyon on the Colorado River.

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Vintage Cars meet Medicine: from Peking to Paris

Vintage Cars meet Medicine: from Peking to Paris

Want to be inspired to do something a little different? Dr Andrew Buckley reminisces about his time as a medic on an epic vintage car rally from Beijing to Paris.

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Wings of Kilimanjaro

Wings of Kilimanjaro

One hundred paraglider pilots, 660 porters, one 5895m mountain and three doctors. Adventure Medic Editor Matt Wilkes tells the epic story of Wings of Kilimanjaro: the record-breaking attempt to fly from the summit of Kilimanjaro to Moshi. Read on for a tale of friendship, altitude, hunger, thwarted ambition and one crazy Nepali.

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Emergency Medicine in the heart of Zululand

Emergency Medicine in the heart of Zululand

After completing FY2 in London, John Hickman set off to work in Emergency Medicine in the beautiful KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa. He recounts his incredible experiences for Adventure Medic.

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An El Cap Education

An El Cap Education

Dr Graham Dawson recounts his trip to Yosemite last summer to climb The Nose. Tragedy, rescue and vertical labouring.

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Avalanche on Everest: 18 April 2014

Avalanche on Everest: 18 April 2014

Sophie Wallace’s moving account of working at Everest Basecamp when the April 18 avalanche struck, killing 16 Sherpa and wounding others in the Khumbu Icefall.

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SAFE Anaesthesia in the Congo

SAFE Anaesthesia in the Congo

SAFE is a three day educational course that aims to reduce maternal mortality in the developing world. Dr Sav Wijesingha has just returned from teaching SAFE in Pointe Noire, Republic of Congo and has kindly shared her video of the experience.

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International Nepal Fellowship Ear Camp

International Nepal Fellowship Ear Camp

Anand Kasbekar, ENT Registrar, on his two weeks with the International Nepal Fellowship in Nepalganj, Nepal. 598 patient consultations and 118 surgeries – here is his story.

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