From Desk Till Dawn

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Scaling volcanoes in Bali

Beginning in the dead of night, Graeme Green summits Bali’s three toughest peaks – which have a total height equal to five-and-a-half times Ben Nevis – in less than 24 hours
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Skiing remote Lapland

Some 77 years ago the Finns braved extreme cold and hardship to see off the Russians in the Winter War. James Henderson kits up and follows in their tracks
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Scaling the Congo’s fire mountain

With bucketing rain, sheer rock faces, a 20kg pack on his back and rangers armed with machine guns, Graeme Green braves the Democratic Republic of Congo’s most daunting peak for a look into its miraculous crater of molten lava
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Swimming the Caribbean Narrows

Island-to-island swimming in the Caribbean: open ocean, treacherous currents, sharks… a daunting prospect. James Henderson does it twice in one day
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Trekking in the Namibian wilds

Deep in the desert, Brandberg Mountain is a spectacular hot-weather challenge. Jack Dyson swaps brogues for boots and climbs to the wild side
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A Highlands climbing and rowing challenge

In the shadow of Scotland’s most daunting peak, Charlie Norton powers across legendary waters and scales notorious climbing trails – to find a private balcony with one of Britain’s most staggering views
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A running challenge in the Mallorcan mountains

Its sheer peaks rise over 1,000m heavenward; its trails conquer the world’s fittest athletes. In Mallorca’s treacherous – and beautiful – Serra de Tramuntana, Charlie Norton goes for one of the runs of his life
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A ski tour challenge in Norway

One man’s miraculous tale of survival during the second world war inspired James Henderson to retrace a hazardous escape route through the dauntingly remote mountains of northern Norway 
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Svalbard Arctic crossing

Contending with imperious sled dogs and temperamental snowmobiles, Minty Clinch crosses the forbidding glacier-and-rock landscape of Svalbard – population 2,642 (not counting the polar bears) 
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Arizona white-water rafting

Rapids, rocky roads and rifle ranges - Jack Dyson journeys up historic Route 66 to smash headfirst into a white-knuckle Grand Canyon adventure
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Dalsland Canoe Marathon+

In a physically brutal, psychologically gruelling test of endurance, James Henderson kayaks 55km through Sweden’s lakes – only to track the course again by bike… for fun
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Azorean ride and swim

Coming perilously close to a volcano on horseback one moment and almost colliding with a dominant dolphin the next, Minty Clinch takes on the Portuguese archipelago
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