Kenton Cool is one of the world’s leading high-altitude climbers and avid adventurers. He’s climbed Mount Everest 17 times along with many other mountain peaks around the globe, including the ‘seven summits’ – the highest mountains on each of the seven traditional continents. He is also the only Brit to ski down two 8,000m peaks.
Alongside being one of the global elite IFMGA guides, Kenton provides guidance on key leadership and team performance criteria to corporate clients. He’s a highly engaging and inspiring motivational speaker.
His ultimate goal is to inspire the next generation.
Ever since the young and heady days of his first expedition to Pakistan when he was 19, Kenton has been completely in love with climbing in the high mountains.
He revels in guiding clients up iconic climbs and to the summits of mountains in the Himalayas, the Alps, Alaska and elsewhere. Kenton creates innovative, pioneering, challenging and inspirational experiences which clients can learn from and apply in both work and home life.
He has mounted and completed over 44 successful expeditions in his career to date and plans to do many more!
Kenton is an energetic keynote speaker and he is the perfect choice to inspire during a kick-off meeting, to entertain as an after-dinner speaker, to motivate during a conference, or to add sparkle to an awards evening.
Recent client briefs have included:
- Overcoming adversity in hostile environments
- Striving to attain a goal
- Critical decision-making in the ‘death zone’
- Leadership under pressure
Kenton draws on his lived experience in the mountains and aligns it with relatable challenges we face every day.
Land Rover Defender launch - Kazakhstan
Kenton, in partnership with Jaguar Land Rover, launches the brand new Defender. Video shot in Kazakhstan, September 2019.