Team has reached SP!

Published on 21.01.2008 - Interchange Shakleton South Pole Expedition 2007

Doug Stoup and his companion Richard Dunwoody have reached SP on January 18th.

Here is their press communiqué :

Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, Antarctica - 18 January 2008 - Trekking 209 km in their last week (1,089 km total), Richard Dunwoody and Doug Stoup arrived at the Geographic South Pole at 10.23 GMT after 48 days and 20 hours on the glacial ice - establishing a new route based on Sir Ernest Shackleton's planned 1915 'Endurance' expedition.

Pushing the limits, the two-man team arrived ahead of schedule despite injuries and exhaustion. They will remain at the South Pole until Monday, when they will be flown out to the Russian base at Novolazarevskaya. From there, they will catch a flight to Cape Town, South Africa and then home.

Contact us

Please feel free to drop us a mail with your comments and suggestions.


Focus on

Expedition website

The Coldest Journey (Sir Ranulph Fiennes & Team)

Antarctic 2012-2013 - ongoing

25.10.2012

Sir Ranulph Fiennes is back in the Antarctic for a world first. He will lead a team of explorers to conquer…



Support the IPF

Support us

All donations to the IPF are tax deductible.

Donations can be made by various means, depending if they are made by a company or by individuals.

Support Us


Polar Explorers

3 Random Polar Explorers from our directory. More inside!

Browse all explorers


Keep in Touch

RSS Feeds

Subscribe to our RSS feeds to be warned in real time when the website is updated.