Peak and Pond

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Allan McLeland on the 8,848m (29,029-foot) summit of Mount Everest on 23 May 2017, successfully completing the Peak and Pond Challenge

noun - The Peak and Pond Challenge is a solo achievement by individual adventurers to successfully climb Mt. Everest and swim the English Channel.

Members of the Peak and Pond

1. Hugo Rodríguez Barroso (Mexico) - accomplished twice

2. Eric Blakeley MBE (Jersey)

3. Georgios-Ioannis Tsianos (Greece)

4. Matthew J. Williams (UK)

5. Bill Borger Jr. (Canada)

6. Boguslaw Ogrodnik (Poland)

7. Gabriel Viti (USA)

8. Allan McLeland (USA)

9. Jason Snell (UK)

10. Patrick McKnight (USA)

11. Rob Lea (USA)

12. Greg Johnson

13. Anna Brown (Andorra)

14. Jessica Hepburn (UK)

Other Variations

1. Neal Mueller (U.S.A.) - relay Peak and Pond

2. Charlie Wittmack (U.S.A.) - wetsuit Peak and Pond

Calendar Year Peak and Pond

The Calendar Year Peak and Pond is the solo completion of a crossing of the English Channel and a summit of Mount Everest by a single individual within one calendar year or over a 12-month period.

1. Rob Lea (USA)
Mount Everest summit on 24 May 2019
English Channel crossing on 10 July 2019 in 11 hours 47 minutes

  • 47 days apart

Peak and Pond

Patrick McKnight becomes the 10th person in history to achieve the Peak and Pond Challenge on 18 May 2018.

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