I’ve appeared on national and regional TV in the UK and abroad, and local and international radio. My adventures have been covered by international websites, regional TV and newspapers and national radio.
You can see a selection of media coverage relating to my recent adventures and outdoor writing below.
Radio and TV
CTV News Calgary – Comment on Missing Climbers, April 2019.
BBC East Midlands – Lake Baikal Expedition Video, April 2018.
BBC Radio Leicester – Lake Baikal Interview, Ben Jackson, September 2017.
BBC Radio Leicester – Lake Baikal Interview, Ben Jackson, April 2018 – Coming Soon.
BBC Local Radio – Lake Baikal Interview, Georgey Spanswick, April 2018 – Coming Soon.
BBC Radio Nottingham – Lake Baikal Interview, Mark Dennison, April 2018.
Radio 11090, Denver, USA – Lake Baikal Interview, Climb Talk, April 2018.
The Great Outdoors Magazine – Photo Diary: British Team Complete Expedition Across Lake Baikal.
The Great Outdoors Magazine – Digital Feature: Ash Routen on Lake Baikal. Expedition Planning and Thin Ice.
The Great Outdoors Magazine – British Team to Head to Siberia to Walk Across World’s Largest Frozen Lake.
Land Rover Explore – How Childhood Dreams Turned a Weekend Warrior Into an Adventurer.
Adventure 52 – British pair walk 634 km across Lake Baikal in 19 days.
Limitless Pursuits – Doctor Ash and the Lake Baikal ice challenge equivalent to walking 15 marathons.
Base Camp Magazine – Dr Ash Routen Leads Two-Man Team Across Lake Baikal.
International News Outlets
International Business Times – Jess Roskelley, David Lama, Hansjorg Auer Facts: North Face Climbers Feared Dead.
Yahoo News – Brit adventurers take on frozen lakes in hike.
South West News Service – Brit adventurers walking across one of the world’s biggest frozen lakes.
Globe and Mail (Canada) – One American, two Austrian climbers presumed dead after avalanche in Banff.
Leicester Mercury – Leicester adventurer to walk across massive frozen lake in -40C conditions.
Leicester Mercury – Ash’s trip across Lake Baikal.
Newark Advertiser – Adventurer braves Siberia’s frozen expanse.
Loughborough Echo – Bid to cross world’s biggest frozen lake.
Loughborough Echo – Duo complete Siberia adventure.
Salisbury Journal – Adventurer’s ‘trip of a lifetime’ to walk across world’s largest frozen lake.
Salisbury Journal – Ash Routen completes challenge to walk across world’s largest frozen lake.
Daily Echo – Adventurer takes on incredible trek over Lake Baikal.
New Forest Post – Adventurer’s ‘trip of a lifetime’ to walk across world’s largest frozen lake.
Basingstoke Gazette – Adventurer’s ‘trip of a lifetime’ to walk across world’s largest frozen lake.
Derbyshire Times – IN PICTURES: Derbyshire adventurers complete 400-mile trek across frozen lake.