1993
First expedition to the Himalayas. Kenton attempted the North Face of Shani, just north of Gilgit.

Shani

1995
First trip to Nepal, climbing a new line on the North Face of Kusukm Kanguru.

1998
Travelled to Canada to learn how to ice climb, leading up to Grade VI ice.

1998

2000
Expedition to India for the first ascent of Arwa Spire.

2000

2002
Kilimanjaro expedition filming for the Discovery Channel.

2002

2003
First Ascent of Annapurna III, South West Ridge, Nepal. Nominated for the Piolet D’or.

2003

2004
Kenton’s first Everest expedition, with a 100% success rate and all team members reaching the summit.

2004

2005
Kenton summits Everest, despite being hit on the head by rock-fall on the summit day, later requiring stitches.

2005

2006
In October of that year, Kenton became the first British person to complete a ski descent of an 8,000m peak, on Cho Oyu in Nepal, the sixth highest mountain in the world.

2006

2007
Achieves an Everest double summit and leads Sir Ranulph Fiennes up the North Face of the Eiger.

2007

2008
Lead Sir Ranulph Fiennes Everest Expedition. Unfortunately, Ran failed to summit.

2008

2009
Successfully leads Sir Ranulph Fiennes to the summit of Everest, recorded for a BBC documentary.

2009

2010
Kenton made the third ever ski descent of Manaslu in Nepal, the world’s eighth highest mountain. In doing so he became one of only a few people world wide to ski multiple 8,000 metre peaks, and the only Brit to have done so.

2010

2011
Kenton proves that 3G is now accessible on the summit of Mount Everest, by calling his wife Jazz. He went on to enter the record books for sending the first and only tweet from the summit, making many lists as one of the most epic tweets of all time.

2011_1

2012
Kenton fulfilled the Samsung Olympic Games Pledge by taking an Olympic Gold Medal awarded to the 1922 Everest Expedition at the 1924 Winter Olympics by Baron Pierre de Coubertin, to the top of Mount Everest. He thus fulfilled a 90-year-old pledge to see one of the medals successfully reach the summit.

2012

2013
Kenton became the first person in history to complete the ‘Everest Triple Crown’ – Everest (8,848m), Nuptse (7,861m) & Lhotse (8,516m) in a single climb.

2013