This section is featuring the latest news regarding adventure in the polar regions and from the expeditions we are following closely.
Published on 12.01.2012 - TransAntartika 2011
The three Basque climbers Alberto Iñurrategi, Juan Vallejo and Mikel Zabalza are the first expeditioners to arrive at Hercules Inlet on 9 January after a 3.400 kil journey. From Novolazarekskaya to HI passing through the South Pole. A brand new itinerary as well.
Published on 12.01.2012 - Acciona Windpower Antarctica 90°S
Ramón Larramendi does not know how far his expedition will travel. On 10 January, they had 2.400 kil behind and still 1.000 kil in front of them. Because this expedition needs favorable winds to move forward, its result is only in Eole's hands.
Published on 12.01.2012 - Cas & Jonesy : Crossing the Ice
Just as the other expeditioners on the way to Hercules Inlet, Australian pair Justin Jones and James Castrission is rushing towards the shore (Hercules Inlet). On 10 January, they had still 733 kil to go.
Published on 12.01.2012 - The South Pole Jubilee Expedition
Norwegian explorer Christian Eide has been lucky enough to see the anrtarctic divinities answer to his prayers : they sent strong enough and favorable winds on their route. But not for long...
Published on 12.01.2012 - South Pole and Back - Ski & Kite
Together with some other expeditions (Eide, Aston, Gamme, Cas & Jonesy, George, Basque trio), Richard Weber and his client Michael Archer are rushing to Hercules Inlet. Fortunately they have the kites to fly over the ice...
Published on 11.01.2012 - Antarctica 2011- 2012
Swedish TO Aleksander Gamme is taking the things easy. Even if he has still about 500 kil to go before 26 January, he won't think of making any hard pusch before 15 January.
Published on 11.01.2012 - Antarctic Ice Expedition
For some days to come, the daily updates Dixie and Sam were used to sent us through the Iridium staphone and that pleased us so much, will be interrupted. Their battery power for electronic devices has reached a critical stage.
Published on 11.01.2012 - Antarctica 2011-12 Legacy Crossing
Despite all the serious setbacks and injuries they had on the way (Copeland lost his two sleeping bags the other day...) and particularly since the POI, pair Sebastian Copeland / Eric McNair made it finally to the South Pole.
Published on 11.01.2012 - Helen’s Polar Challenge (Ski, Kite & Bike)
BBC TV presenter Helen Skelton seems to get accustomed dribs and drabs to the snow and ice conditions. Her mileage is slowly improving...
Published on 11.01.2012 - South Pole Solo
Mark George has arrived at the South Pole on Monday 9 January. He has succeeded his solo and unsupported trek from Hercules Inlet. For the return trip (not really planned in advance) he has a surprise for all of us...