UPPING THE ANDES

CHARITY CYCLE TOUR

Upping the Andes: The Full Story

Thank you to Ben Stevens who took hours and hours of terrible footage and made it into something quite special.
Thank you to every one who came to the Royal Geographical Society and made it such a special evening!
We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did.
The proceeds from the event have taken us over the £100,000 mark!

Upping The Andes Talk at the Royal Geographical Society

 

21/01/16

ARCHIE INNES, TOM LAWSON, TOBY MACKEAN AND GUTHRIE FENTON ARE CYCLING UNSUPPORTED THE LENGTH OF SOUTH AMERICA. 8 LEGS 8,000 MILES, £80,000 TO RAISE. 

 

 

09/06/15, 4.31pm: The Upping the Andes challenge is officially over!!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After 155 days the team reached Faro Punta Gallinas at the most northern point of maintland South America. Thank you all so much for following us! Loads more updates to come shortly!

19/05/15

Day 134 - COLOMBIA... THE FINAL FRONTIER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We have passed the border into our final country... With under a month to go until our finishing date on the 15th of June the end is very much coming into sight! 

14/04/15

Day 94 - We have arrived in Cusco!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We can not thank you for all your generousity enough! We are so humbled to have passed the 50,000 pound mark! Please see our Tracker, Blog and Gallerie pages for recent updates! 

19/03/15

Day 70 - AND WE ARE IN SALTA

 

Having made it over the 4,000m high Cristo Redentor pass form Santiago to Mendoza (see Gallery!) we battled through very remote sections of the Atacarma Desert outskirts to make it to SALTA! 

 

5,700km down and we have made some essential bike fixes changing the rims in all Toby's Archies and Tom's bikes. We are now ready to head north into the unkowns of BOLIVIA! 

A huge thanks to all donations who have got us to the £40,000 mark! As ever we are humbled by the support. Plesae see the most recent Gallery and Blog updates!

 

26/02/15

WE HAVE MADE IT TO SANTIAGO!

 

A third of the Journey complete, 50 days gone, 4,000km travelled, 32,984 vertical metres climbed and 100 days to go! 

Have a look at our Tracking page to see the journey so far as well as our most recent Gallery and Blog updates for an insight into what it has all been like. 

A huge thank you for all the donations that helped us get to this stage! Every single one keeps those legs pedalling. 

WE HAVE BEGUN OUR JOURNEY!

 

We will be uploading regular blog posts, pictures and videos on here throughout the trip when wifi permits, so please keep an eye out for various posts. Our facebook, instagram and twitter pages will also all be keeping you up to date with our most recent news!

 

For those of you who have already donated, a massive thankyou for your kind support, it makes it all the more worthwhile!

01/01/15

 

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