“What on earth do you do after that?” is the usual question once you climb a new route up Everest, reaching the top alone and without oxygen. For Stephen Venables, that historic success was just a cue for different experiences – new Himalayan peaks, arctic dog-sledging, film-making, desert journeys and fifteen sailing voyages to the snow mountains of Antarctica. In this enchanting slideshow, Stephen shares the fun, excitement, beauty – and the personal tragedies – that make his life a continuing adventure.
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