South Pole Solo
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.
Below are all the news we published about the South Pole Solo expedition
Published on 13.01.2012
Mark George has decided on 12 January that time has run away from him to complete any meaningful return trip. So back to Union Glacier as soon as he can catch a flight.
Published on 11.01.2012
Mark George has arrived at the South Pole on Monday 9 January. He has succeeded his solo and unsupported trek from Hercules Inlet. For the return trip (not really planned in advance) he has a surprise for all of us...
Published on 07.01.2012
Mark George is so excited to see light at the end of the tunnel (he has no more than 30 nautical miles to go) that he almost doest not sleep anymore at night. Will he decide to do the return trip ? No answer yet...
Published on 03.01.2012
Mark George is furious because he thought that, once the degree 88 passed, he could await better terrain and weather conditions. No way ! Antarctica remains very severe this season. For everyone and everywhere.
Published on 26.12.2011
On 26 December, M. George had his first cup of tea for all his voyage ; it was time to re-think about Christmas day and all the pleasures which are attached to that big christian feast.
Published on 22.12.2011
Mark George says that the accumulated snow dumped on his route has slowed him down quite a lot : he should have reached the half way mark a lot earlier in the trek.
Published on 18.12.2011
Mark Georgie George never stops talking about music when he writes his updates. This is a sort of a therapy for him, helping to go through all the difficulties encountered during the trek.
Published on 12.12.2011
Mark Geroge seemed to be well surprised to meet someone else on the ice. But with so many expeditions on air this season ...
Published on 08.12.2011
Mark George is not a handyman. He hasn't taken with him a spare pair of skis either. And besides, one of his ski tip is seriously damaged.
Published on 04.12.2011
Australian adventurer Mark George (46) has finally been dropped at Hercules Inlet : he started his trek on 26 November.