Equipment Supporters


Küschall/Invacare - Everest Wheelchair Design & Construction

This Swiss company was established in 1978 by Rainer Küschall, who became tetraplegic as a result of a swimming accident. With the support of his wife he developed his own design of wheelchair and as the company and its products grew, the Küshcall brand became world known. The business now has 3,000 m2 of manufacturing space, producing 12 products distributed world-wide through 70 associates

Rainer himself was a veteran of 7 Paralympics and appreciated the need of the disabled for maximum mobility and independence. His slogan became 'Find your lifestyle'.

Further information about the küschall® and Rainer Küschall can be found on the dedicated Invacare/ küschall® webpage.

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Click here for pictures and information about the Everest Chair build progress.

Rab Carrington Ltd - Down Clothing

Rab have supported Glenn for some time now and supplied down clothing and a sleeping bag for his 2001 Antarctica expedition.

The Rab range of clothing and equipment is recognised the world over for superior design and manufacture qualities. Established in Sheffield since 1981, Rab Carrington has utilised his experience as one of Britain's foremost mountaineers to design and manufacture functional clothing and sleeping bags specifically for outdoor enthusiasts.


Páramo Directional Clothing Systems - Clothing

Another of Glenn's long term supporters Páramo are supplying the team with clothing from their Directional System range.

Chosen for mountains and wild places, Páramo has gained an outstanding reputation in the nine years since it began. At first considered too radical to succeed, Páramo has now altered people's expectations of clothing systems. Páramo utilises unique fabric systems.

Adam Phones

Adam Phones were pioneers of mobile phone short term hire, renting out their first cellphone in 1988. They are based in London, England, and hire mobiles for use in all countries around the world.

Adam Phones have loaned the expedition an Iridium satellite phone.

Edelrid - Climbing Equipment


Kent Mobility - Wheelchair Servicing and Equipment

Expedition Kit

Expedition Kit was established to supply equipment to the outdoor market. Run by adventure sports enthusiasts they specialise in sourcing products from the leading suppliers around the world.

Foley Specialist Vehicles Ltd

Foley are an established family run business, specialising for over 35 years, in producing top quality vehicles based on the dependable Land Rover.

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