SouthPole Quest

In December 2008, three world-class adventurers will trek 680 miles (1094 kilometers), from Hercules Inlet to South Pole, self-supported, to the South Pole in a goal of under 40 days.

Follow-up

Below are all the news we published about the SouthPole Quest expedition

  • Todd’s record smashed!

    Published on 11.01.2009

    Just a few days after the impressive feat achieved by the American Todd Carmichael, his speed record for the trek between Hercules Inlet and the South Pole has just been beaten.

  • Still plenty of storms along the way…

    Published on 06.01.2009

    The trio led by Richard Weber is having to put up with storm after storm. And white-out after white-out. Yet despite the conditions, by 5th January they were already 11 kilometres beyond 89 degrees South.

  • Filming and going as fast as they can…

    Published on 29.12.2008

    The three men are advancing at an average rate of around twenty nautical miles (37 kilometres) a day and are attempting a speed record.

  • Everyday life out on the ice

    Published on 22.12.2008

    One by one, the three members of the expedition led by par Richard Weber are reporting back on the story of their daily routine.

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