No word from McGrath…

Published on 28.12.2009 - Antarctic Odyssey

There has not been any news at all from the Canadian adventurer Meagan McGrath since 17th December. No doubt she would rather focus on her progress and try to reach the South Pole on schedule.

To recap, the career servicewoman fell into a crevasse on day 1 of her trek (on 2nd December) and was trapped for 8 hours before a rescue team sent by ALE from Patriot Hills arrived on site. But this setback did nothing to dampen her enthusiasm for the challenge she had set herself, because just a few days later she decided to put the fall behind her and set out once again for the Pole, this time from Patriot Hills.

Which means that Meagan McGrath has now been out on the ice for over three weeks. For the first few days of her journey, though, her performance was hardly exceptional. But after getting back into the rhythm and routine, the last we heard she was making good speed towards the South Pole. And if she continues at this rate, she should reach her objective around mid-January (by the 15th or 20th).

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