Tim’s Adventure Portfolio

Below is a list of some of my adventures and expeditions. Clients and people I have helped are at the bottom of the page.

Personal Expeditions

Cycling Around the World

Cycling Around the World

Cycling across Europe, Asia and America: 16 months, 27 countries and 13,000 miles.

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Walking Across Lake Baikal

Crossing Lake Baikal

Dragging sleds across the frozen surface of Siberia’s largest lake.

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Crossing the Wahiba Desert

Crossing the Wahiba Sands desert

Walking across the small Wahiba Sands desert of Oman by moonlight, carrying all our own water.

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Rickshaw World Record

Rickshaw World Record

Cycling 1,000 miles around the UK on a rickshaw, setting a Guinness World Record.

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Around the World in 80 Ways

Around the World in 80 Ways

A circumnavigation of the globe using eighty different methods of transport.

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The £100 Adventure

The £100 Adventure

Hitch-hiking around the UK on £100 budget to prove that adventure need not  be expensive.

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Mountaineering in Siberia

Climbing in the Russian Altai

21st Century Altai: First ascents of unclimbed peaks in the Russian Altai.

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Mountaineering in Kyrgyzstan

Climbing in Kyrgyzstan

My first expedition. Attempting the first British ascent of Peak Gorky in the Tien Shan mountains.

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Mountaineering in the Andes

Climbing in Bolivia

First British ascents in the Quimsa-Cruz: Bolivia’s smallest, lowest and least climbed cordillera.

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Running the Tube

Running the Tube

Running ultra-marathons the length of every London Underground train line.

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Swimming the Thames

Swimming the Thames

Trying to swim the length of the River Thames, from source to city.

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London to Isle of Wight Triathlon

London to Isle of Wight Triathlon

A real-world triathlon, cycling from London and swimming across the Solent.

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Walking Across Patagonia

Walking Across Patagonia

An attempt to hike coast-to-coast across the narrow bit of South America.

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Everyday Adventures

Everyday Adventures

A year of adventure ideas for anyone to squeeze into their daily routines, on a commute or during lunch.

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Crossing Ibiza

Crossing Ibiza

Walking across the iconic island of Ibiza, hiking its hills and sleeping on the beaches.

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Other adventures

Everest Run: Running up 5000 flights of stairs to at the Royal Geographical Society  |  Svalbard: Ski touring and pulk dragging  |  The Mile: Trying to run a fast mile  |  3 Peaks, 2 Wheels: Cycling between and walking up the UK’s highest peaks  |  Running to the Coast: 55 miles from my London flat to the sea side  |  Oman: Five months’ adventures in the Gulf. | Walking in Iceland: hiking the Laugavegur |  Cycling England: Plymouth to Edinburgh by bike | Bikepacking the Cairngorms: bothies and mountain bikes in Scotland.


Past Clients

I used to organise expeditions for a living. Some of my clients are below. Now I just help people for free as a hobby.

Commonwealth Antarctic Expedition

Kaspersky Commonwealth Antarctic Expedition

Eight women from different Commonwealth countries brought together to ski across Antarctica to the South Pole.

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Sarah Outen’s Circumnavigation

Sarah Outen - London2London: Via the World

The first woman to row across the Indian Ocean attempts a loop of the planet, London2London: Via the World.

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British Schools Exploring Society

British Schools Exploring Society (BSES)

An 80-year old institution, BSES organises remote Arctic, jungle, mountain and desert expeditions for young people.

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Grant Winners

I offer an annual expedition grant which anyone can apply to. Here are the past winners:

Year Winner Expedition Award Other award Status
2017 Lisa & Libby Cycling between and running up all the Munros £600 Completed
2017 Robin Lewis Walking Japan's tsunami-affected coast line £400 Completed
2017 Tina Page Running the Three Peaks £200 Completed
2017 Guru and family Walking in the Western Ghats £100 Completed
2017 Tom and Susannah Britten 12 adventures with a newborn £100 Ongoing
2017 Gordon Macrae Walking the length of Long Island £100 TBC - Spring 2018
2017 Emily and Lua Fitzherbert Paddling boarding every lake in the Lake District £100 Ongoing
2017 Daniel and Fernando Cycling Camino De Santiago on a tandem £100 TBC - Winter 2017
2017 Joshua Powell Running a marathon at Marathon in ancient Greek armour £100 TBC - Winter 2017
2017 Dan Keeley Running from Rome to home (England) £100 Stove, camping mat Ongoing
2017 Valeriy Darmostuk Walking the Tendrivska spit £100 Ongoing
2017 Ivaylo Gueorgiev Circumnavigating Menorca on foot £100 TBC - Spring 2018
2017 Gary Marshall Swimming the Yorkshire coastline £100 TBC - Summer 2018
2017 Joanne McCallum Stand-up paddle boarding across Lough Neagh £60 TBC - Winter 2017
2017 Megan Cumberlidge Bikepacking the GR247 in Andalusia £50 Bikepacking bags TBC - October 2017
2017 Julia Wickham Hiking the length of Portugal £50 Stove TBC - Winter 2017
2016 Nick Stanton Cycling the Berlin Wall £65 Completed
2016 Ed March-Shawcross Isle of Arran triathlon £100 Completed
2016 Kerry Anne Mairs Five bothies with a five year old £100 Completed
2016 Kate Symonds-Joy One woman opera in a lighthouse £200 Completed
2016 Chase Lewine Death Valley to Mount Whitney £200 Ongoing
2016 Karl Booth Mountain biking to the north of Europe £150 Completed
2016 Thomas Hart Walking barefoot across South Africa £200 Completed
2016 Charlie+Sam King Teenager and brother cycling across Europe £200 Completed
2016 Graham Clarke Paddling a self-made raft down the Shannon £100 Ongoing
2016 Jenny Tough Running across the Tien Shan, Kyrgyzstan £100 Completed
2016 Dylan Haskin Cycling a beach cruiser around the coast of Costa Rica £150 Stanforth bike Completed
2016 Bex Band London Loop on a kick scooter £100 Completed
2016 Amanda McDonnell Running across the Channel Islands £100 Completed
2016 Heather Jones Welsh Three Peaks hike, bike and swim Stanforth bike Completed
2016 Nate Freeman Walking 50 miles to work Keen boots Completed
2015 Richard Fairbrother Walking the Great Wall in winter £125 Completed
2015 Elise Downing Running 5,000 miles around the coast of Great Britain £800 Completed
2015 Abbie Barnes Walking all the National Trails £200 Completed
2015 Mikey Bartley Cycling eight times up Alpe d'Huez £100 Completed
2015 Ben & Jude Packrafting the Caledonian canal £100 Completed
2015 Robinson Ellin Cycling to the Anne Frank museum and back £100 TBC
2015 George Kefford Teenagers crossing Stradbroke island £70 Completed
2015 Carmen Braun 100 nights camping in a year Keen boots Completed

And more…

Here are a selection of other expeditions, groups and individuals that I have helped in some way:

Charlie Walker Explore, Thumbs Up AfricaRobert Rama RambiniLondon-Singapore Overland, The American Rickshaw, Trans-European Cycle, Walking Home from Mongolia, Chimbo-Paxi Expedition,  Friendship Highway Cycle, Bouldering on Mount Roraima, Francis Charlesworth, Rob Cousins’ Coast-to-Coast triathlon, James Borrell, Dr Ewan Laurie, Alastair HumphreysLiam Wilton, Dan Martin, Mikael Strandberg,  Lee Hughes, Brandon James New Life Travel, Kevin Shannon Because It Is There, Leon McCarron Cycling Reporter,  Sean Newall Commonwealth Cycling Project, The 2012 Inspire South Pole Project, Richard Westover, Clare Pennington Big Wilderness Canoe, Steve Blethyn, Dave Cornthwaite, Nikos Georgiados, Death Railway Walk, Akshay Nanavati, Co-Bi Conference Bike LEJOG, Lynne Edwards, Craig Wiffen, Ben Rees, Tom Evans Exceed Possibility, Thumbs Up Africa, Expedition Clayoquot,Harry Thullier Kite Buggy Adventure, Kasim Rafiq South Pole Expedition, Kaspersky One Transantarctic ExpeditionVicky Unlimited Smileage, Rowena Haigh Long Horse Ride, Benji Rodgers-Wilson Earth Odyssey Expedition, Rian Cope, Brian Perich Arctic2Argentina, UCL Expedition & Travel CommitteeThe One Show Matt Baker Rickshaw Challenge and Keith Ruffles.

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