Entries by Shane Pophfer

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Mount Kilimanjaro – Luke’s Story

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 […]

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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 […]

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Tasmanian Adventure, The Overland Track

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 […]

Kilimanjaro Can Change Lives

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 […]

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Charity Adventure – Bucket List Ticked

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 […]

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Mitchell Morley – Wishes Through Walking

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 […]

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Mega Life Lessons Climbing Kilimanjaro

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, […]