ADVENTURE STORIES

A group photo taken whilst walking down Black Range

The weekend I trekked the 6 Foot Track Often, when we consider the word adventure, we think of far off places; places yet to be explored or discovered. Rarely, do we consider that we, in Australia, live in one of the most beautiful and unique places on the planet and we have access to treks […]

Winter hiking in Tasmania is an unforgettable adventure experience Hiking in Tasmania during winter is such an amazing and special experience and one week after our adventure began I still cannot believe I did The Overland Track in winter. When my friend Michael invited me to go hiking in Tasmania and take on The Overland […]

Luke Blundell-Pophfer spreading the ashes of his friend Scott on the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro – Luke Blundell-Pophfer’s Story. Story by: Mark Henderson. “It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves – in finding themselves” – French author and Nobel Prize winner, Andre Gide “When you get there, and see all the hustle and bustle, you know that you’re done. You’re completely exhausted. Your […]

Everest Base Camp - Age is no Excuse

Everest Base Camp at 84 years of age. Yes, it’s been done. Story by: Ainslee Dennis. Today while patiently waiting to see an orthopedic surgeon, a fledgling Peak Potential ‘Adventuress’ dipped into the pile of magazines stacked on a side table.  The July 2013 edition of Prevention captured her attention with its claim to be […]

Harnett Falls, The Overland Track, Tasmania

The Definition of a Tasmanian Adventure – Tassie Tuff Winter Challenge We’ve been thinking about adventure. That’s not new but what is new is that we want to find out what adventure means to you. We want your take on adventure and if you’re just beginning an adventurous journey – what do you want those […]

Kilimanajro Shira Camp Sunset

Mt Kilimanjaro – Reasons to Climb Mt Kilimanjaro stands in isolation and dominates the horizon near Moshi in Tanzania with its snow-capped peak pressing high into blue sky. The desire to discover its majestic beauty drives more than 40,000 people every year to climb 5895 metres to the roof of the African continent. It is […]

Kristen Forbes

Charity Adventure – One less thing on the bucket list. Story by: Kristen Forbes. It’s midnight, it’s below zero degrees, and I’m about to trek for several hours towards the summit of Mt Kilimanjaro, the highest free-standing mountain in the world for a charity adventure. Why? Why not! I’m on my way to the “Roof […]

Mitchell Morley running on a treadmill to raise money for charity

Mitchell Morley making wishes come true. Mitchell Morley brought it home strongly with an awesome effort of walking 12 hours on a treadmill to fundraise for Make-A-Wish Australia and to also make his wishes come true. Mitch is part of the 2014 Mt Kilimanjaro Charity Challenge Team. The fundraising event was held on the 23rd September […]

It was mental strength, rather than physicality that Emma Harrison gained from scaling a mountain. This is a wonderful story from Emma Harrison who was a team member on the inaugural 2013 Peak Potential Adventures Mt Kilimanjaro Charity Challenge in support of Make-A-Wish Australia. Feeling very unwell at 4,600m just as we were about to head off on summit night, […]