Fiennes has done a lot of incredibly adventurous stuff. Sir Ranulph Fiennes has arrived at Everest Base Camp.

He is the first man to cross both the polar ice-caps and climb 8,850 metres (29,035ft) to the world's highest peak. Sir Ranulph now begins the long acclimatisation process which will eventually see him make a bid for the summit of the world’s highest mountain in May. Sir Ranulph Fiennes, or to give him his full title ‘Sir Ranulph Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes, 3rd Baronet, OBE’, is one of the world’s most greatest adventurers. Fiennes abandons Everest Last updated at 16:54 07 June 2005 The explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes has abandoned his attempt to conquer Everest because of worries about his health, it was confirmed today.

Three years later, exhaustion foiled a second attempt at virtually the same height. Four years after his first attempt ended in a heart attack a thousand feet from the summit, Sir Ranulph Fiennes has reached the top of Everest, the oldest Briton to do so. Sir Ranulph was born in the UK in 1944 and brought up in South Africa before returning to the UK and attending Eton College. After an eight day trek through the Sagamarta National Park, Sir Ranulph Fiennes has reached Everest Base Camp. During his 2005 attempt on Everest, Sir Ranulph had a heart attack at 8,500 metres and last year was forced to turn back at 8,400 metres after suffering from exhaustion. Sir Ranulph famously hacked off his own frostbitten fingers with a power tool, discovered the lost city of Ubar and in 2009 he reached the peak of Everest at the age of 65. Even at 71, he is still running marathons across continents. Veteran British adventurer Sir Ranulph Fiennes has reached the summit of Mount Everest, succeeding after two previous attempts ended in failure.

Sir Ranulph Fiennes, one of Britain's finest adventurers, famous for polar expeditions and feats of endurance, has published his memoirs following his expeditions up Mount Everest (8848 m) the world's highest mountain. Everest: The Remarkable Story of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Link to this video. Everest: The Remarkable Story of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay [Stewart, Alexandra, Todd-Stanton, Joe, Fiennes, Ranulph] on Amazon.com. Kenton Edward Cool (born 30 July 1973) is an English mountaineer, and mountain guide.He is one of Britain's leading alpine and high altitude climbers and has summited Mount Everest fourteen times, including leading Sir Ranulph Fiennes' 2008 and 2009 Expeditions..

He has plenty of those and more. But, at its best, Rans’ Mt. He failed his A Levels and joined the SAS, becoming the youngest captain in the British army. During his 2005 attempt on Everest, Sir Ranulph had a heart attack at 8,500 metres and last year was forced to turn back at 8,400 metres after suffering from exhaustion. And with good reason. Sir Ranulph Fiennes, the veteran explorer, has conquered Mount Everest on his third attempt aged 65, making him the oldest Briton to achieve the feat. Sir Ranulph Fiennes conquers Everest on third attempt Sir Ranulph Fiennes reached the summit of Everest today on his third attempt at conquering the world's highest peak. When Sir Ranulph Fiennes first attempted to scale Mount Everest in 2005, he suffered a heart attack 1,000 ft. from the summit (29,029 ft., or 8,848 m, above sea level). 2009 - Everest Nepal Summit (Became the first person ever to summit Everest and cross both polar ice caps) 2014 - The Coldest Journey – Antarctic plateau through polar winter ; 2015 – Marathon des Sables, Sir Ranulph becomes the oldest Briton at the time to complete the … Other issues that Rans is up against are vertigo and his fear of heights. Sir Ranulph Fiennes has reached the summit of Everest on his third attempt. Now 71 he is still plotting adventures that would terrify those of us who are half his age. Sir Ranulph now begins the long acclimatisation process which will eventually see him make a bid for the summit of the world’s highest mountain in May.