Adrian Hayes

Record-breaking adventurer and author


Adrian Hayes is a record-breaking adventurer, author, keynote speaker, leadership and team coach, documentary presenter and sustainability campaigner. An Arabic and Nepalese speaking former British Army Gurkha officer and Special Forces reservist, he has two Guinness World Records for Polar expeditions to his name, has featured in three documentaries, and is also the author of Footsteps of Thesiger, an account of his journey across the Arabian Desert.

Adrian is the author of One Man's Climb, where he recounts his tragic failure and ultimate success in climbing the world’s notorious second highest mountain, K2. This is a deeply moving story of the beauty and brutality of life, and death, on the world’s most unpredictable and perilous mountain.
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