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Paul Niel Featured as Hong Kong adventurer in first climb of remote China peak

Paul Niel climbing Dechok Phedrong

Paul Niel documented his latest adventure, conquering the ‘the Alps of Tibet’ in an article on the South China Morning Post. The Hong Kong based entrepreneur and future thinker recently achieved his childhood dream of climbing a virgin peak. Paul Niel, was among the team of six mountaineers who became the first to conquer 5,632-metre Dechok Phedrong […]

Patrick Hollingworth: Lessons Learnt from Climbing Mount Everest

What does it take to climb the world’s tallest mountain, Mount Everest? Through photography, videography, animation and old-fashioned story-telling, mountaineer Patrick Hollingworth gives us an insight into what climbing Everest is really like. Overcoming a fear of heights and a near-fatal pulmonary edema, Patrick’s is a story of the value of teamwork and pushing one’s […]

Renowned Korean explorer Um Hong-Gil was a Keynote Speaker @Swiss Re

Renowned Korean explorer Um Hong-Gil was a Keynote Speaker at Swiss Re 150 Years Anniversary Event in Seoul, Korea, where he inspired the celebrated guests.     Um Hong-Gil Um Hong-Gil, renowned Korean mountaineer, is the first person in the world to climb all of the 16 highest Himalayan peaks. Um Hong-gil has established himself as […]

Speaker: Paul Rose The Explorer

A man at the front line of exploration and one of the world’s most experienced divers and polar experts, Paul Rose has been helping scientists unlock global mysteries for the past 30 years in the most remote and challenging regions of the planet. Paul is Vice President of the Royal Geographical Society and Chair of […]