Mount Everest Summit hibu

 

Matthew Dieumegard-Thornton: Expeditions

 

Matthew trains for expeditions to the most extreme places in the world. Whilst many of Matthew's most technically difficult climbs have been encountered during short trips to the Scottish Highlands and the European Alps, the major expeditions Matthew has been a part of listed below represent the pinnacle of each of these training climbs and years of detailed preparation.

 


Everest 2012 Yell/hibu Diamond Jubilee Expedition

In May 2012, Matthew became part of the youngest ever team and one of the youngest Britons to summit Mount Everest.

The 2012 Everest expedition was sponsored by hibu (formerlly Yell Group).

"Her Majesty's sends warm good wishes for every success to you and to all those involved in the expedition, for the achievement of your goal and your safe return."

Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II

"Matthew is a remarkable self motivated young man who possesses a strong determined drive and zest for all he aims to achieve. His maturity and inner strength far belies his young ages, and I wholeheartedly support him in this, the jubilee year on his expedition to summit and return safely from Everest, and achieve his goal in supporting Global Angels and Climate Unchange; a challenge which will push him to his limits and beyond."

Sir Ranulph Fiennes

"Matthew is extraordinary. In him, we have an ambitious, academic young man, in the pursuit of excellence. Global Angels and Wardour And Oxford are proud to partner and support Matthew in his quest to climb Mount Everest. He embodies the spirit of both our brands and we wish him safety and well-wishes in his pursuit."

Molly Bedingfield, CEO, Global Angels.

Wempy Dyocta Koto, CEO, Wardour And Oxford

To view more details of the expedition, please visit the Everest 2012 dispatch blog.

 

Mount Everest Summit

Baruntse 2011

In 2011, Matthew embarked on an expedition to Nepal to climb Baruntse with an acclimatisation trek on Mera Peak.

To view more details of the expedition, please visit the Baruntse 2011 dispatch blog.

 

Baruntse

Peak Lenin 2011

In 2011, Matthew embarked on an expedition to Kyrgyzstan to climb Peak Lenin.

To view more details of the expedition, please visit the Peak Lenin 2011 dispatch blog.

 

Peak Lenin