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October 2017

23/10/2017
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JON GUPTA SETS NEW KILIMANJARO SPEED ASCENT RECORD

Montane Athlete Jon Gupta sets a new English speed ascent record for Mt Kilimanjaro of just 8hrs 11mins. 2017 was Jon Gupta’s year. Starting in January, he and Tom Sutherland became the first team ever to complete the 430 mile category of the Montane Yukon Arctic Ultra, enduring temperatures as low as -44°C over a gruelling 12 days. In May, not only did he guide client Mollie Hughes into the record books (she became the youngest woman in the world to scale Everest successfully from both north and south sides),... Read More