Opération Pole Sud

The Frenchman, Charles Hedrich, is making a completely unassisted solo attempt in the Antarctic next season, as well as trying for a new speed record. He should be leaving from Berkner Island on the edge of the Weddell Sea, aiming for the South Pole.


Below are all the news we published about the Opération Pole Sud expedition

  • Let me try again?

    Published on 10.01.2008

    Charles Hedrich was evacuated to Patriot Hills on Thursday 27th December and was already back in Paris by New Year's Day.

  • Hedrich finally has to call it a day

    Published on 01.01.2008

    At the end of last week, Charles Hedrich still wasn't sure about the decision to take for the rest of his adventure. Now, though, there's no doubt about it: he has decided to abandon his trek.

  • Hedrich forced to give up…

    Published on 17.12.2007

    The attempt on the crossing record that Charles Hedrich was making (1310 km in 34 days) is no longer feasible.

  • Hedrich is behind schedule

    Published on 14.12.2007

    Since his departure on December 2nd, the French adventurer Charles Hedrich has covered 320 kilometres in 10 days. But he is behind schedule.

  • Off to a great start

    Published on 07.12.2007

    We don't have many details about the first few days of Frenchman Charles Hedrich's expedition, because his Argos beacon is either switched off or has stopped working...

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