Our expeditions

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    One week to South Pole Allied Challenge send off8th November 2013Trafalgar Square Gets Ready For The Expedition Send-Off Prince Harry with Team Glenfiddich UK, Dominic West with Team Soldier On Commonwealth and Team Noom Coach USA will gather in Trafalgar Square on Thursday 14 November for the Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge departure ...
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    'Superman' Henry Cavill and Neil Hodgson are 'Driven to Extremes' on the Discovery Channel, but sleeping comfortably4th April 2013Action hero actor Henry Cavill, star of the new Superman film ‘Man of Steel,’ and world superbike champion, Neil Hodgson, take on the Taklamakan Desert, northwestern China - 9pm April 6th, Discovery Channel.Summer temperatures are a staggering 50 degrees Celsius. The duo must cross 470 m...
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    Training in Iceland concludes for South Pole Allied Challenge22nd March 2013Walking With The Wounded has been the focus of a lot of national and international press attention in the past few days thanks to the South Pole Allied Challenge teams having travelled to Iceland to undertake some arduous and challenging training in hostile weather. The temperatures di...
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    Today's the day for The Coldest Journey Ice Team21st March 2013 Bad weather has hampered preparations but the news this morning from The Coldest Journey Team, London is that "whatever happens, today is the day!!"A team of intrepid explorers will set off on their bid to conquer the last great polar challenge: crossing Antarctica in wint...
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    Coldest Journey Ice Team continue without Sir Ranulph7th March 2013The Coldest Journey Ice Team blog reports back on progress in their preparations for the first ever winter crossing of Antarctica, for which they've selected Multimats as part of their emergency survival equipment.Forced by severe frost-bite to withdraw from the Ice Team, but not the expedition,...
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    Walking With The Wounded select Multimat for 2013 South Pole Challenge30th January 2013In December 2013, three teams of wounded service personnel from The United Kingdom, The United States and the Commonwealth of Nations, all with either physical or cognitive injuries sustained in the line of duty, will set out to race to the South Pole in the largest Walking With The Wound...
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    Pole of Possibility, Training in Norway14th January 2013While we at Multimat enjoyed a fairly lazy Christmas/New Year, Karen Darke and the Pole of Possibility team had other plans!In preparation for their 2013 Antarctic challenge, the team traveled to Norway to test themselves and their gear in the cold on snow and ice.  Check out Karen's recent blog ...
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    Coldest Journey team put trust in Multimat7th January 2013Good luck to Sir Ranulph Fiennes and his team in The Coldest Journey expedition, who’ll be relying on Multimat kit as part of their emergency survival equipment.The team left London in December on the first leg of their journey to Antarctica on SA Agulhas where they’ll attempt to become the f...
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    Pole of Possiblity, South Pole Antarctic Challange10th December 2012 The South Pole is the most inhospitable place on earth, where the average temperature in summer is minus 30 degrees Celsius, with wind chill regularly lowering this to below minus 50 degrees Celsius. We are delighted to be supporting Karen Darke and the Pole of Possibility team on t...
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    The Coldest Journey, lead by Sir Ranulph Fiennes30th November 2012On 6th December, the SA Agulhas will set off from London on what will be the start of the world's first ever attempt to cross the Antarctic in winter. The 2000-mile journey across the continent has for many years been considered too perilous to try and the expedition's six-man "Ice Team" -...