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The Voltaren Kilimanjaro Challenge 2004 Team will be using the Voltaen Emulgel to ease the inevitable aches and strains caused by expedition rigours
If you’re into exercise, sport or do outdoor work, you’ll know the pain caused by sprains, strains, muscle aches and pains can leave you feeling stiff and sore. But you don’t have to suffer through it. There is something you can do about it.

Voltaren Emulgel contains an anti inflammatory agent with analgesic properties. It is a topical non-greasy gel that soothes and cools on application. The powerful active ingredient in Voltaren Emulgel is proven to reduce swelling and ease the pain of soft tissue injury.

Voltaren Emulgel has a pleasant smell and won’t stain clothing. So when you are trying to manage the pain of a sprain or strain, don’t put up with it. Instead ask your local pharmacy for Voltaren Emulgel. Available without a prescription.

Voltaren Emulgel for the temporary relief of local pain and inflammation. Always read the label. Use only as directed. If symptoms persist, see your pharmacist. Use only as directed. Novartis Consumer Health Australasia Pty Ltd. ABN 46 004 535 513. Registered Trademark.

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Everything they produce is suppported by their lifetime warranty “Marmot For Life”.

Marmot today is based in Santa Rosa, California, run and owned by its employees. We at Mountain Works are very proud to represent Marmot in the UK.

The Voltaren Kilimanjaro Challenge 2004 will be using a variety of sleeping bags and equipment made by Marmot including the Thor expedition-strength tent.


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DMM Wales are assisting the Voltaren Kilimanjaro Challenge 2004 with climbing hardware and ropes; including the nickel-plated, ergonomic Revolution ice-screws ( see picture inset ).

Many thanks to Emirates Air for providing excess baggage services support and waivers for the team.

David Lim is personally supported by  cameras (Singapore) and Nike Timing and will be using a Canon 300D SLR, 6-million pixel camera to capture the best of the expedition on digital images. Sandisk Extreme CF cards will be themain memory storage medium. A Nike Oregon Alti Compass watch will give barometric and altimeter readings.

Support also comes from Team Management Systems (TMS) Australia is recognized as the foremost integrated system of work based, research proven assessments and feedback instruments worldwide. TMS profiling instruments are used extensively by human performance and leadership organisations such as Everest Business Consulting.

Paul Pritchard and Pete Steane have also been supported through the generosity of Black Diamond for their Whippet ski/ice-axe poles, and also Mountain Designs, producers of fine Australian outdoor and mountaineering equipment.