Major Meagan McGrath, aerospace engineer with the Canadian Air Force, has requested unpaid leave to embark on two adventures: to reach the South Pole from Patriot Hills and to attempt to climb five of the world's highest mountains, without oxygen.
Below are all the news we published about the Antarctic Odyssey expedition
Published on 17.01.2010
Meagan McGrath, the Canadian career air force major, has succeeded in reaching the South Pole, solo, on time and without any major setbacks.
Published on 14.01.2010
Because she has had battery problems, Meagan McGrath has not been reporting in much over the past two weeks. But despite that, everything seems to be going well on her trek and she is not far from her goal now.
Published on 28.12.2009
There has not been any news at all from the Canadian adventurer Meagan McGrath since 17th December. No doubt she would rather focus on her progress and try to reach the South Pole on schedule.
Published on 23.12.2009
We don't have much news of the Canadian military career adventuress, Megan McGrath. She seems to be having battery problems. Below, some extracts from the latest press release.
Published on 20.12.2009
We knew when we began reporting on her 'Antarctic Odyssey' expedition that Canadian career air force officer, Meagan McGrath, could talk the hind leg off a donkey. And we were absolutely right...
Published on 14.12.2009
The Canadian adventuress has won the polar adventurer community's admiration. The fact of resuming her trek after falling into a crevice was no routine occurrence.
Published on 07.12.2009
Although she has only just begun her trek from Hercules Inlet, Meagan McGrath has already suffered a heavy fall into a crevasse, where she was trapped for 8 hours before being rescued.
Published on 01.12.2009
Still as talkative as ever with her satphone, Meagan McGrath has been talking about her final days in Punta and her arrival at Patriot Hills.
Published on 21.11.2009
The Canadian adventurer Meagan McGrath (32) contacts her HQ every day by radio. On listening to her first dispatches, we have come to understand that the aerospace engineer definitely has the gift of the gab and likes to talk.