When I decided to compile my own list of greatest adventurers in response to Tarquin Cooper’s selection in The Telegraph I pondered briefly about criteria, categories etc. Then I decided instead to merely rattle off some of my heroes, in no order and with no justification.
Disagree with my choices? Have your say in the comments.
Scott, his team, and an honorary mention for Cherry for showing what level expedition writing could achieve
Miles and Beryl Smeeton
Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins
Mallory and Irvine