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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...