Save the Poles

Polar explorer Eric Larsen has set himself a challenge of some size: to reach the three poles (North, South and Everest) in under 365 days.

Follow-up

Below are all the news we published about the Save the Poles expedition

  • They could well miss the pole altogether…

    Published on 20.04.2010

    Eric Larsen and his two companions only have sixty or so kilometres left to reach the pole. But things are far from certain.

  • The Better and the Worse

    Published on 13.04.2010

    Whereas Eric Larsen's team has received its second resupply and is forging on towards the Pole, they're facing extremely contrasting conditions for doing so.

  • They’re No Longer Counting Up, They’re Counting Down…

    Published on 06.04.2010

    Time is finally half over. Consequently, Larsen and his companions are no longer counting up, as they say (still X miles to get to the Pole) but indeed down -only X  kilometres to go... It's encouraging.

  • Larsen: “Polar Bears? Few and Far Between, I Reckon”

    Published on 31.03.2010

    Eric Larsen and his two companions have now crossed the 86th Degree. Their morale is sky-high despite two forced swims and some traces of bear in the vicinity.

  • They’ve crossed the 85th Degree five times!

    Published on 30.03.2010

    This could become the fashionable question asked by journalists at post-adventure press conferences: And how many times in the end did you cross the 85th Degree?

  • “Of what use is this Journey?...”

    Published on 22.03.2010

    A succession of good and bad days have highlighted recent progress by the expedition with Eric Larsen and Antony Jinman.

  • “Why is ice so beautiful?”

    Published on 18.03.2010

    It has been a difficult start for the trio led by Eric Larsen, who like all of the other expeditions chose Ward Hunt or Cape Discovery as their departure point. There have been some truly extreme temperatures this season, not to mention terrible ice conditions during the early days of their venture.

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