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The Mike Horn philosophy, self empowerment and adapting to the challenges and changes in a modern world.
POLE TO POLE
Mike Horn's Next Dream
Outside Magazine feature article on Mike Horn's next mammoth adventure
Mike Returns to IPL Cricket
Mike coaches the Kolkata Knight Riders during the final playoffs in May 2014
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.
You never go as far as you see, you go as far as you think.
If it does not go according to plan, just make another one
Surround yourself with people that are on the same mission than you!
Time to think.
Expedition / 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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New Years Training
January 02, 2015
Training starts for earnest for Mike Horn as he prepares for the ascent of K2 in June/July 2015. Mike’s philosophy – never in the gym! It’s outside where the action takes place. It’s using each and every muscle, practising mind over matter, and most importantly, the connection with nature.
Christmas in Sète
December 20, 2014
For a few months now Pangaea has been settled in the charming and friendly village of Sète, on the southern coast of France. Pangaea has been undergoing some minor renovations ans maintenance work while Mike has been giving conferences, writing books and preparing for his next amazing adventures in 2015. We would like to take […]
Laureus Project visit in Woodlands Primary School, Cape Town, South Africa
November 24, 2014
Nov 24 – Laureus Academy Member and adventurer extraordinaire, Mike Horn, mentored a group of children from the Laureus-funded Great Commission United (GCU) project at Woodlands Primary School in Cape Town last week. The South-African born Swiss explorer met with a group of local children from the GCU project and joined them for some fun […]