Packer is a paraplegic who suffered a spinal injury whilst serving his country on operations in Iraq in February 2008. He has since gone on to complete various adventure challenges in order to raise money for the charity Help for Heroes.
His ascent of El Cap has been described as "the equivalent of 4,254 pull ups".
Stephen Venables, Simon Richardson, Skip Novak, Crag Jones, Henry Chaplin and David Lund are currently returning home... Read more
Neil Gresham has continued making the most of unclimbed lines at Malham Cove, North Yorkshire by establishing Sabotage... Read more
US climber Miranda Oakley has broken the women's speed solo record on The Nose (5.9, C2) of El Capitan - Southwest... Read more
Pete Whittaker recently returned from a three-week trip to Squamish, in British Columbia, Canada. Normally associated... Read more