Everest climber Adrian Hayes on a challenge that was even harder than tackling K2

//Everest climber Adrian Hayes on a challenge that was even harder than tackling K2

Everest climber Adrian Hayes on a challenge that was even harder than tackling K2

THE GREAT OUTDOORS I was born in 1959 and grew up in the New Forest, in the south of England. I have two bro­thers – one older and one younger – and our childhood was spent outdoors. I was fascinated by the world we lived in. I had a globe that I used to look at for hours. Aged 12, my walls were covered with pictures of polar explorers. My heroes were British climber Chris Bonington and explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes.Looking back, I think there was a desire for escape. It was a happy childhood,…

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