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POLE TO POLE

Mike Horn's Next Dream

Outside Magazine feature article on Mike Horn's next mammoth adventure

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FIFA World Cup 2014

Mike motivates the German Football Team on board Pangaea

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Makalu 2014

Mike reaches the summit of Makalu the 17th of May 2014!

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Mike Returns to IPL Cricket

Mike coaches the Kolkata Knight Riders during the final playoffs in May 2014

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Mike Horn

Explorer, Educator, Adventurer

I've spent the last two decades exploring the furthest corners of the Earth, testing the limits of the human body and promoting science and exploration in environments that are being affected most rapidly by climate change.

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Mike Horn

Explore | Learn | Act

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Mike Horn

Explore | Learn | Act

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Zig zagging up the steep slopes of Makalu

Expedition / Makalu

Makalu

In April-May 2014, Mike and fellow Swiss climber Fred Roux will attempt to climb the world’s 5th highest peak, Makalu. Makalu is located in a remote section of Himalayas on the Nepal-China, about 20 km south of Everest.  

April 2014

Expedition / Pangaea

Pangaea

Why the name ‘Pangaea’? Pangaea is defined as a “hypothetical super-continent that included all the landmasses of the earth before the Triassic Period”. Then Pangaea broke apart during the Triassic and Jurassic Periods and formed what we now know as the Earth’s separate continents. Mike Horn chose the name Pangaea for his new expedition as […]

April 2008

Expedition / K2 Expedition 2013

K2 Expedition 2013

It was a long wait for Mike to get back to Pakistan but he is finally there and ready to attempt the ascension of the second highest Himalayan peak, K2. Known especially for its difficulty, the peak has been nicknamed by mountaineers as ‘The Savage Peak’. Alpinists that affront the clmb to the summit must […]

January 1970

Looking back at Makalu's base camp 1

Expedition / Makalu

Makalu

In April-May 2014, Mike and fellow Swiss climber Fred Roux will attempt to climb the world’s 5th highest peak, Makalu. Makalu is located in a remote section of Himalayas on the Nepal-China, about 20 km south of Everest.  

April 2014

Expedition / Himalaya Expedition

Himalaya Expedition

I’ve always had a fascination for mountaineering, but never actually got around to it seriously. Then an unexpected phone-call from legendary climbers Jean Troillet, Fred Roux and Olivier Roduit quickly changed this. They invited me to join them to climb four Himalayan summits of 8000m – an offer I excitedly could not refuse and we […]

January 1970

Expedition / North Pole Winter Night

North Pole Winter Night

My expedition in January 2006 gave new meaning to the term ‘walking on thin ice’. It was an exciting and daunting new challenge. But one I could not do alone by law. Thankfully, renowned Norwegian arctic explorer, Borge Ousland took little convincing and joined me in a heartbeat. Together, we’d walk to the North Pole […]

January 1970

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France at long last!

October 25, 2014

Mike Horn sails Pangaea into the port of Sète, the seaside resort on the French Mediteranean. Sète has its own very strong cultural identity, traditions, cuisine and dialect and is home to 88’000 inhabitants. The local people have made Mike and his crew feel very welcome. Mike will now leave Pangaea and return to Switzerland to […]

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Majorca

October 11, 2014

Pangaea makes a quick stop-over in Majorca before continuing her journey north. Majorca is the largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago in Spain and it’s picturesque coastline offers ideal anchorage spots for Mike and crew.

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13 Faces of Valais

September 28, 2014

22 September 2014 – Mike Horn and Valaisan alpinist, Fred Roux climb to the summit of Mount Dolent in Valais, Switzerland and descend with parapentes, as part of a promotion film called the ’13 Faces of Valais’.  Breathtaking scenery is beautifully captured by photographer David Carlier. Wikipedia: Mont Dolent (3,820 m) is a mountain in the Mont Blanc massif that […]

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