The 5 to 9 - Second Edition
Time & Location
About the Event
The 5-9 Micro Adventures is a new community driven project, hoping to build a platform that inspires people to utilise their time outside of work towards exploring and undertaking adventures that will help them reconnect with themselves and with nature.
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What is a 5 to 9 adventure? Where can they take place? What do I need to get involved?
Exploring all the facets to 5 To 9 Micro adventures will be one of the focuses for the event, which founding member Harry will present to those attending. Uncovering those critical first steps to breaking usual work routines and into the rewarding balance of being outdoors and regaining personal time, and making it into work the next day.
An Outdoor Instructor and blogger she believes that everyone has their own mountain to climb and every step towards that is an achievement. Her career previously was the polar opposite and the pressure of running a Textile Design Degree and working in the fashion/textile industry resulted in ‘burn out’. Having been diagnosed with anxiety Eli turned to the outdoors.
Eli believes that the outdoors is the perfect remedy for everyday life; the stress & anxieties it brings and that you can achieve good physical and mental health by getting outside.
Former Royal Marine Commando Ian Finch, is an adventure and outdoor brand photographer, expedition guide and journalist whose been travelling to remote environments for over 10 years. Ian's desire to record, capture or lead expeditions in unfamiliar corners of the globe is driven by an urge to learn about traditions from the native cultures that call it home. His major expeditions or creative journeys are linked with this cultural thread or are part of his "Traditions First" lifetime project.
His latest expedition, 1,300 mile journey to retrace the footsteps of the Cherokee removals was featured heavily for Sidetracked magazine. Also, his 2000-mile canoe descent of the Yukon River, was included in the top 10 adventures by the Guardian. Ian has also led or participated in cultural expeditions to Alaska, Mongolia, Greenland, Indonesia, Tibet, Canada, Iceland, Nepal, China and Northern Norway. His raw passion for life is driven by creative discovery and capturing authentic bookmarks in time from expeditions, landscapes and people.
We also have 6 experts in their field; wild swimming, foraging, kitesurfing, swim-running, bushcraft and climbing. The experts will tell you a little bit about their speciality, and will be on hand for you to ask questions - so you can get started with something new!