International Lifestyle Magazine Issue 56 - Page 39

expeditions showing our youth what successful and rewarding experiences they can have through outdoor activities.” Sir Ranulph Fiennes Bt OBE British Explorer and holder of several endurance records. First man to visit both the North and South Poles by land. “Sitting here in Everest Base Camp as I wait to try and summit Mount Everest for a record-breaking tenth time, it seemed the perfect place to learn that I have been asked to become a Patron of British Exploring and encouraging those around me, most especially children and teenagers, to get outside and experience the magic of adventure and the challenges of teamwork and personal endeavour is something that I feel very strongly about.” Kenton Cool - Completed 10 summits of Everest and fulfilling the Samsung Olympic Games Pledge for Great Britain in 2012 “British Exploring provides a rare opportunity for young people to gain hands-on fieldwork experience in true wilderness environments. Going on a British Exploring expedition enables you to gain first hand experience of some of the real challenges that our world is currently facing and to do your bit to contribute to its preservation.” Paul Rose - Explorer, BBC television presenter, expedition leader and British Antarctic Survey Base Commander