Category: Adventures

Aviation Medicine in the RAF

Aviation Medicine in the RAF

Alys Hunter / Dave Hall / Alys discusses life as an RAF Doctor and gives an overview of the work of the Centre for Aviation Medicine. The article is illustrated with some great photos by Dave Hall.

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Careflight Sydney

Careflight Sydney

Jo Irons / Talks Adventure Medic through her six months in Australia as a helicopter Retrieval Registrar with Careflight Sydney, including training, mission numbers and how you can head over yourself.

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Shadows on Manaslu

Shadows on Manaslu

Paddy Cave / Describes being at Camp 2 on the 8,156m peak Manaslu in Nepal, when the collapse of a serac and the subsequent avalanche led to a disaster that claimed 13 lives.

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To the Ends of the Earth

To the Ends of the Earth

Rachel Anderson / Talks us through her recent sprawling adventure, including Everest Basecamp, Pheriche, Antarctic Logistical Expeditions and then right back to Everest

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The Haute Route

The Haute Route

Luke Summers / Sadly, most of the world’s great winter adventures can’t be attempted in a week’s annual leave. With that in mind, and spurred on by his sister’s boyfriend, Luke headed to the Alps to attempt the Haute Route, a five day ski-touring passage from Chamonix to Zermatt.

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Mission to Myanmar

Mission to Myanmar

Derek Goodisson / tells us of his surgical mission to the worlds worst healthcare system – Myanmar. Inundated with patients, constrained by etiquette but overwhelmed by hospitality. He begs you to visit too.

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Beyond the Kei

Beyond the Kei

Dr Steve Alcorn / Dr Jenny Linnemann / Share their experiences of life and medicine at Isilimela Hospital and Madwaleni Hospital in South Africa’s Eastern Cape

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The Coast to Coast

The Coast to Coast

Adam Hollingworth / The Speight’s Coast to Coast World Multisport Championship is an annual event held in the South Island of New Zealand. It is the longest and hardest race on the Multisport Circuit. Participants hurl themselves across the island on road bikes, kayaks and tired legs. At stake: a cold can of Speight’s beer and entry into the exclusive club of Coast to Coast finishers.

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Sam Crimmin in South Georgia

Sam Crimmin in South Georgia

Sam Crimmin presents her extraordinary astrophotography and wildlife images from her British Antarctic Survey trip to South Georgia. Featuring star trails, the milky way, shipwrecks, penguins and seals, they are a joy to behold.

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