Inspirational Conference Speaker
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
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.
If your dreams don’t scare you, they’re not big enough.
Never let your fears limit you, let them simply be obstacles to overcome
Looking forward to new adventures
Remembering my visit at the @the_explorers_club before embarking on my. What a great source of and!
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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The Namibian Adventure
August 06, 2016
Walvisbay, Namibia: June 9th, 2016 Day 1 – 16:30: We’ve been on the road for 10 hours now, but one could hardly call what we’ve done so far ‘good progress’ – the thrill of adventure has clearly kicked in, resulting in a large number of sidetracked stops to admire the openness we have finally ventured […]
Namibia: The Importance of Sharing
August 06, 2016
Walvisbay, Namibia: June 8th, 2016 5am there a loud knock on our cabins’ door: “Wake up babies it’s time for an adventure!” we heard our dad shout across the door with excitement! Today, at the wheels of 7 MB GClass vehicles we are heading out from Walvisbay with a group of 10 inspirational writers to […]
Let the Pole2Pole Adventure Begin!
August 06, 2016
The Yacht Club of Monaco: May 8th, 2016 2 hours from now, our dad will be embarking on his next great adventure: Pole2Pole. This adventure is not only his. It is our family’s. Our parents have started planning this big project years ago and despite the loss of our dear mother, their combined dream of […]