This section is featuring the latest news regarding adventure in the polar regions and from the expeditions we are following closely.
Published on 15.01.2012 - South Pole and Back - Ski & Kite
Before they started their return trip, Richard Weber and his client were quite novice in the art of kiting. Now they start to get used to the manoeuvring of these sails. On 11 January, they managed to do 140 kil in one day !
Published on 15.01.2012 - Antarctic Ice Expedition
The Belgians are stuck in an area of the Antarctic that is for the most part windless. They still have a month travel to go. And still they have an unspeakable amount of kilometeres to cover before returning to the belgian PEA station.
Published on 15.01.2012 - Acciona Windpower Antarctica 90°S
While the zero emission vehicle is progressing towards Union Glacier ALE base camp, Juan Pablo Albar, the biochemistry scientist, is describing the scientific projects the expedition is involved in.
Published on 14.01.2012 - The Scott Amundsen Centenary Race
With 64 nautical miles to go to reach their destination, the Scott Team of the The Scott Amundsen Centenary Race is excited to know whether or not they will make it to the Pole before the Scott Centenary (Robert F. Scott arrived at SP on 17 January 1911).
Published on 14.01.2012 - Helen’s Polar Challenge (Ski, Kite & Bike)
BBC TV Blue Peter Presenter Helen Skelton and her mate Niklas are heading towards the South Pole. They reached the half way point on 10 January.
Published on 14.01.2012 - British Services Antarctic Expedition 2012
After some wanderings about, Red, Green and Blue teams are now reunited on the shore of the Antarctic Peninsula. Ready for the next phase of the expedition. For the ones who would like to continue to follow this expedition, we invite them to go on the BSAE 2012 expedition website.
Published on 13.01.2012 - Antarctica 2011-12 Legacy Crossing
Unlike Mark George (who has decided not to go on with the return trip), pair Copeland/McNair has decided to venture into the return trek SP > HI. In the meantime, both men have met the other expeditioners who had just arrived at the SP -Lou, Henry, Mark, Hannah and the others : quite a motley crew...
Published on 13.01.2012 - South Pole Solo
Mark George has decided on 12 January that time has run away from him to complete any meaningful return trip. So back to Union Glacier as soon as he can catch a flight.
Published on 13.01.2012 - Pole to Pole Run
Almost nothing specilal to say about Pat Farmer's run on the ice. Except that these last days he has reduced his pace quite a bit.
Published on 12.01.2012 - Kaspersky One TransAntarctic Expedition
The Thiel Mountains are now behind solo Felicity Aston. But her voyage is not over yet. Every day, she has to face new sastrugis fields and other obstacles as well such as too hard or too soft snows.