Ambassador Ash Dykes

Explorer

Craghoppers Ambassador Ash Dykes

Ash is a UK based Adventurer and explorer, and holds the titles of; Adventurer Of The Year 2015 Winner & 2016 Welsh winner, Public Speaker, Holder Of Two World Firsts, Scuba Diving instructor qualifications, and he’s also a Muay Thai Fighter.


Mongolia

In 2014, Ash became the first person ever to walk across Mongolia solo & unsupported, over the Altai Mountains, Gobi Desert & Mongolian Steppe, covering 1,500 miles in 78 days knocking 22 days off his predicted time.

Ash pulled 120kg in a wheeled trailer carrying all provisions needed to survive, he faced sand storms, snow blizzards, Grey Wolves, Snakes, severe heat exhaustion & loneliness to name a few and became known to the locals as “The Lonely Snow Leopard”, due to the wolves keeping a respectful distance from him, as they do the snow leopard.

Ash raised funds along the way, to help locals during the extreme winter conditions due to climate change that is slowly changing the ways of the Nomadic life, Ash helped to spread awareness on this, not only whilst traversing the country, but also on his UK Theatre Tour.