South Pole Solo

Expedition News-Official Website

From 20.10.2011 - Status: success

Australian Mark George on the return trip Hercules SP and back

Australian Mark George on the return trip Hercules SP and back

© Goerge's website

Australian Mark George is, like he says, before all 'Passionate about Mother Nature'. This passion has inspired him to go on some amazing adventures such as sea-kayaking across Bass Strait, man hauling a sled to the North Pole, and scaling awe inspiring mountains including Mount Everest.

This time, Mark George has chosen a trek into the antarctic ice to celebrate the Amundsen Day. He will first sky to the South Pole departing from Hercules Inlet, solo and unsupported.

Once arrived (he hopes of course to be there on 14 December like everyone), he will analyse his situation to see wether he is capable and strong enough to go back to Union Glacier camp site all by himself or not.

On the return trip, if he goes back by himself, he decided to use sails and kite whenever it's possible.

 

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Related Information

Documents

No related document

See also

Browse All

By clicking the links hereunder, you can view all related items sorted per type.

Contact us

Please feel free to drop us a mail with your comments and suggestions.


Focus on

Expedition website

The Coldest Journey (Sir Ranulph Fiennes & Team)

Antarctic 2012-2013 - ongoing

25.10.2012

Sir Ranulph Fiennes is back in the Antarctic for a world first. He will lead a team of explorers to conquer…



Support the IPF

Support us

All donations to the IPF are tax deductible.

Donations can be made by various means, depending if they are made by a company or by individuals.

Support Us


Polar Explorers

3 Random Polar Explorers from our directory. More inside!

Browse all explorers


Keep in Touch

RSS Feeds

Subscribe to our RSS feeds to be warned in real time when the website is updated.