Essay about Unit 9 P1

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Unit 9- Outdoor and Adventurous Expeditions P1- Describe 4 Different Expeditions By: Hayley Hawkins Anna McNuf Aim: Cycle 11,000 miles around 50 USA states along with to get kids and communities inspired on bikes and to raise awareness and funds for a chosen charity Year: July, 2013 Expedition: cycle 11,000 miles through North America, taking in one beautiful Canadian province and all 50 states of the USA. Starting in Alaska and ending with Hawaii Goal: Cycle through 50 States Equipment- clothes, bike, tent, sleeping bag, map, cycling shoes, water cleaner (Jet Boil Flash), GO PRO, Ipad and Iphone. Starting in Alaska and ending in Hawaii, I'll pedalled, unassisted, through each and every US state. The route used a number of the…show more content…
Long Way Round- Charley Boorman & Ewan Mcgregor Aim- Was to travel around the globe horizontally from England to Russia then to Alaska and finally to New York to end the Journey. The journey was to raise awareness UNICEF protects. Year: 2004 Expedition: bike 20,000-miles, cross 12 countries and 19 time zones in just 115 days on BMW GS R1200’s through Europe, Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan and Mongolia to ride the Road of Bones through Siberia, over to Alaska, through Canada, North America and finished in New York. Goal: Get motorcycles to New York without using Planes along with raising awareness of UNICEF. Equipment- BMW R1200 GS (Motorbikes), Motorbike gear (Jackets, shoes and trousers), support and camera team, money, water, food, passport, visa’s, maps, first aid kits hotel bookings and tents for camping along with emergency numbers for any that went wrong. How they did it: spent months in advance preparation planning routes, finding the right bikes, right camera man along with a doctor who could film and drive a support vehicle. They also spent time on training course just in case they get held at gun point and how to get out of them. Then they set off on a 115 day journey from England to New York on Motorbikes. El Capitan- Free Climb Aim: Free Climb the toughest wall on El Capitan which stands at 914metres tall. It is essentially the hardest climb in the world. Year: 2015 Expedition: Free climb 914 metres on the El Capitan based in
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