Story

"There can be no place more desolate, despairing and awful."

The challenge was to land on Rockall and survive solo on this isolated rock thereby setting two new records:

1. The longest occupation of Rockall in history

2. The longest ever solo occupation of Rockall.

Nick completed his challenge setting a new occupation record of 45 days in July 2014.

Few people have ever spent more than a few hours on Rockall. To put this in perspective, approximately 2,000 people have stood on the summit of Everest since 1953, 12 have landed on the moon in the 40 years since 1969, and over 1,000 visit Antarctica every year.

The motivation behind this enterprise is primarily to raise funds for ‘Help for Heroes’. For more information, please visit http://www.rockallsolo.com .

Donating through Justgiving is quick, easy and totally secure. It’s also the most efficient way to sponsor me: Help for Heroes gets your money faster and, if you’re a UK taxpayer, Justgiving makes sure 25% in Gift Aid, plus a 3% supplement, are added to your donation.

Raising money for

Help for Heroes

Help for Heroes

Charity Registration No. 1120920

Help for Heroes provides care and support for servicemen and women who have been injured during time spent in Afghanistan and Iraq. We aim to get the lives of our wounded soldiers back on track with the use of physical, financial, and mental support.

Donations 343

Fool

Donation by Philpy on 18/12/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Donation by Anonymous on 09/10/14

Nick, well done on the adventure!

Donation by G. Bennett on 09/10/14

£94.29

+ £23.57 Gift Aid

Incredible achievement, Nick

Donation by Anonymous on 03/10/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Well done mate,

Donation by Anonymous on 16/09/14

£10.00

Just found out about this, mad!

Donation by Claire on 14/09/14

£10.00

Donation by Joyce MacCallum on 22/08/14

£50.00

+ £12.50 Gift Aid

Proceeds of Abhainn Dearg auction

Donation by Anonymous on 15/08/14

£245.00

+ £61.25 Gift Aid

Well done & thank you for the photo!

Donation by Ashley Jackson on 09/08/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

I have worried myself sick through many of your adventures over the years & it never gets any easier. So proud of you & all you have achieved. Wish G&G were here to see this one. Lots of love, Mum xxx

Donation by Christine Boyd-Cross on 08/08/14

£100.00

+ £25.00 Gift Aid

Donation by Anonymous on 01/08/14

Well done Nick. This is from the whole team on MarySlim who visited you (briefly) early on whilst doing our own 'Portland - Rockall - Portland' expedition! Hpe to see you at the Southampton Boatshow!

Donation by Team VSV MarySlim on 30/07/14

£100.00

+ £25.00 Gift Aid

Good job!

Donation by Anonymous on 29/07/14

£30.00

+ £7.50 Gift Aid

text donation

Donation by Anonymous on 25/07/14

£5.00

via sms

Donation by Darren Longhorn on 25/07/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Donation by Anonymous on 25/07/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Well done Nick, now we need to find out where you were, precisely!

Donation by Simon Mears, Leica Geosystems on 24/07/14

Congratulations an outstanding achievement

Donation by Clinton Riley on 24/07/14

£5.00

+ £1.25 Gift Aid

Awesome, you crazy dude!

Donation by Sandy, Gillian and Emma on 25/07/14

£40.00

+ £10.00 Gift Aid

Congratulations, Nick. It's been quite an experience just following your adventure too!

Donation by Leigh Forbes on 24/07/14

£10.00

Well done Nick for your achievement. As someone who has passed by Rockall a number of times and see the size of the waves there I think you were very brave.

Donation by Penny Holliday on 23/07/14

My Dad, who was a navigator with the RAF during the war flew Atlantic patrols and was very lucky to be able to find Rockall on about 4 occasions which was no mean feat in those days. Well done

Donation by Peter from Northern Ireland on 22/07/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Donation by Anonymous on 22/07/14

Donation by Anonymous on 21/07/14

text donation

Donation by Anonymous on 21/07/14

£5.00

via sms

Donation summary

  • * Online donations£8,059.00
  • Offline donations£1,705.00
  • Text donations£261.00
  • Total raised£10,025.00
  • Gift Aid£1,832.52

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