Antarctica 2011- 2012
TO manager Aleksander Gamme is going to Antarctica to complete the trek Hercules Inlet - South Pole. Solo and with the return trip in his mind. This is his way to commemorate the Amundsen year.
Below are all the news we published about the Antarctica 2011- 2012 expedition
Published on 25.01.2012
Great victory for Norwegian Tour Operator Aleksander Gamme also : he has arrived at Hercules Inlet the same day as the pair Copeland/McNair (24 January). But surprisingly neither pair Copeland/McNair nor Gamme speaks about each other's arrival.
Published on 15.01.2012
Swedish Tour Operator Aleksander Gamme seems to be overwrought with his ending of the trek.
Published on 11.01.2012
Swedish TO Aleksander Gamme is taking the things easy. Even if he has still about 500 kil to go before 26 January, he won't think of making any hard pusch before 15 January.
Published on 05.01.2012
After having reached the SP, Norwegian TO Aleksander Gamme has decided to go back to Hercules Inlet -solo and still unsupported.
Published on 31.12.2011
While approaching the SP, Aleksander Gamme has been interviewed by a Norwegian politician on 27 December who has asked him why he was doing all this...
Published on 26.12.2011
Although his body is heavier than lead, Gamme is pushing hard. But as his voyage is far from over (he is on a return trip), he does not claim victory yet.
Published on 22.12.2011
Aleksander Gamme thinks that the snow does everything it could to give him a scare : giving way all the time under his skis, making a lot of noise when he is sinking in it, hiding crevasses bridges and other niggling obstacles, making his glide heavy and slow, etc.
Published on 19.12.2011
Norwegian Alexander Gamme is continuing his march towards the Pole. He is confident for the next few days to come: the South Pole is not anymore too far away...
Published on 13.12.2011
TO Aleksander Gamme is extremely happy these last few days because he has reached his target : skiing 30 km every day.
Published on 09.12.2011
Despite his so called hallucinations (with the penguins the other day), TO Aleksander Gamme seems to be scheduled like a computer : he is doing 27 km every day.
Published on 05.12.2011
The other day, on 4 December, Norwegian solo Aleksander Gamme told the ALE logsitic people that he just has seen six penguins on the ice...
Published on 02.12.2011
Norwegian Tour Operator Aleksander Gamme has found better conditions on the way. As a result, he is speeding up.
Published on 26.11.2011
Being already one month on the ice, Norwegian Aleksander Gamme is quite happy with the way his adventure is unfolding.
Published on 22.11.2011
Alexander Gamme is doing about 16 km a day. For the last three days, he has been helped by a good weather and a glorious sunshine.
Published on 15.11.2011
Like we have said previously, it's always a bit difficult to follow Alexander Gamme on the ice, because of his 'only norwegian' website.
Published on 08.11.2011
For those who have chosen to start from Hercules Inlet and to try the trek to SP solo from that point, the weather conditions seem to be quite exhausting.