Felicity Aston has started the leg two of her trek

Published on 25.12.2011 - Kaspersky One TransAntarctic Expedition

Felicity Aston has rested one day at the Pole before taking the road again. According to her initial plan, she still has to ski until Hercules Inlet, which is antoher 1.100 km to go.

After having arrived at the South Pole on 21 December and being welcomed by two trucks of the EWR team (which is preparing a base for the arrival of their race at 20 km from Amundsen Scott station), Felicity Aston has enjoyed a rest day spending time mending, altering, cleaning and repacking kit for next leg.

So far, she had done a total of 625 km in 26 days and has just another 1.100 km to go!

On 23 December, she has left the South Pole in the morning. Out of her Twitter page :  " It felt like having to let go of a liferaft to swim for shore."

Her latest datas :

  • 25 Dec 2011 : 089° 27.014 S / 082° 55.549 W
  • 24 Dec 2011 : 089° 34.862 S / 082° 40.001 W
  • 23 Dec 2011 : 089° 45.036 S / 082° 42.517 W
  • 23 Dec 2011 : 089° 49.086 S / 084° 35.135 W
  • 22 Dec 2011 : 089° 56.605 S / 062° 36.199 W
  • 21 Dec 2011 : 089° 48.823 S / 023° 47.546 W
  • 20 Dec 2011 : 089° 57.098 S / 130° 50.442 W

 

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