Entries by Shane Pophfer

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Six Foot Track Trek

Six Foot Track Trek – A Real Aussie Adventure Story by: Mark Henderson Follow Mark on Twitter @Mark_onthemoon Peak Potential Adventures invites you to join us on a journey of discovery, as we trek through some of Australia’s most historic and beautiful landscapes on the Six Foot Track Trek. Departing monthly, the Six Foot Track Trek is one […]

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Overland Track Winter Trek

Overland Track Winter Trek Story by: Tracey Jordan One week after our adventure began I still cannot believe I did The Overland Track through The Tasmanian Central Highlands in winter.  When my friend Michael invited me to take on The Overland Track Winter Trek, also know as The “Tassie Tuff’”, I really had no idea what I […]


Mount Kilimanjaro – Luke’s Story

Mount Kilimanjaro – Luke Blundell-Pophfer’s Story Story by: Mark Henderson Follow Mark on Twitter @Mark_onthemoon “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. […]


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 […]

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 Changes Lives

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 a […]


Charity Adventure – Bucket List Ticked

Charity Adventure – One less thing on the bucket list. 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 of Africa” for […]


2014 Kilimanjaro Summit Success

2014 Kilimanjaro summit 100% success. Kilimanjaro summit success, Peak Potential Adventures has done it again; with 100% of the 2014 Mt Kilimanjaro Charity Challenge team successfully standing on the summit of Mt Kilimanjaro at around 7.15am on the 17 October 2014. We are so proud of the whole team, not with just their effort with […]

Kilimanjaro 2014 Charity Challenge Update

Kilimanjaro, Barafu Hut – Walking on the moon. Kilimanjaro is an ever changing landscape as you move higher up the mountain, so this is where the 2014 Peak Potential Mt Kilimanjaro Charity Challenge team are moving to today….the very barren and rocky camp of Barafu Hut. The landscape at Barafu Hut would not be too […]