Sahara 2005

HP Ultrium cartridges went from -40ºC to +56ºC without breaking into a sweat.

HP invests millions of dollars in extensive real-life reliability testing in its labs. But there’s no substitute for real world experience. If an HP branded Ultrium cartridge can take a brisk climb up the world’s highest, most fearsome peak, followed by a searing 230km run in the unforgiving heat and dust of the Sahara, it can probably withstand anything.

So having accompanied Tom Clowes and his brother Ben on their attempt to become the first British brothers to climb Mount Everest, Steve Backshall carried the same Ultrium 1 cartridge off to the other extreme – on a gruelling marathon across the Sahara desert.

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