The South Pole and Back (solo)

Chris Foot from Great Britain is attempting a solo trek from Hercules Inlet to South Pole and back. Unsupported and unassisted. This return voyage has been attempted before but always unsuccessful.

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Below are all the news we published about the The South Pole and Back (solo) expedition

  • Foot abandons his attempt

    Published on 05.01.2011

    After having reached the South Pole safely, Chris Foot has to yield to the facts : due to a late start at Hercules (and above all a late flight from Punta), he has no more time to make the return trip from South Pole. Next year, he'll be back, he said.

  • Nearly at the Pole

    Published on 30.12.2010

    Despite some solar lead charging problems, Chris Foot is approaching the South Pole. He still has the intention of going back to Union Glacier base camp the same way.

  • Degree 86 crossed

    Published on 22.12.2010

    Chris Foot has 'taken the scalp of the 86th degree' as he has just written. Everything is fine on board...

  • Despite some setbacks, quite a good start!.

    Published on 12.12.2010

    Chris Foot is on his way for the most challenging adventure he has never known : the South Pole and back. Despite some communication problems, he has made quite a good first fortnight.

  • After waiting so long…

    Published on 28.11.2010

    After a long wait of more than a week in Punta, Briton Chris Foot has finally made it to the sixth Continent, together with the other teams of this antarctic 2010-2011 season. They all landed at the new ALE base camp Union Glacier on Thursday 25 November at 5 pm GMT.

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