Jock, of Kingston-upon-Thames, London, was part of the first unsupported team to trek to the North Geomagnetic pole
Mr Gauntlett, who was also a keen cyclist, continued to take on extreme challenges and in March 2007, he and Mr Hooper set off on a journey from the North Geomagnetic Pole
to the South Magnetic Pole using entirely human and natural power.
A British explorer launched one of the last Arctic challenges - the first solo and unsupported expedition to the North Geomagnetic Pole
- from Swindon Ice Rink yesterday.
will dine this evening at the British Parliament building as guests of the British prime minister at an official British parliamentary dinner for their roll in assisting a British team of explorers in a never-before accomplished unsupported mission to the North Geomagnetic Pole.
May and Chenoweth operated the expedition's base camp from Resolute, on Ellesmore Island, in Canada's Northwest Territory, as the five British explorers engaged in their 20-day, 274-mile walk to the North Geomagnetic Pole.