This section is featuring the latest news regarding adventure in the polar regions and from the expeditions we are following closely.
Published on 23.01.2012 - Kaspersky One TransAntarctic Expedition
Brisitsh female explorer Felicity Aston has finally reached Hercules Inlet on time, on 22 January 2012. She then became the first woman to have succeeded to cross the entire Antarctica, from shore to shore, solo.
Published on 22.01.2012 - Antarctic Ice Expedition
Setting a new time zone means sleeping (or resting) during the day and kiting (or skiing) at night. Here is why the Belgian adventurers have taken such a decision.
Published on 22.01.2012 - Cas & Jonesy : Crossing the Ice
Every day just gets harder and harder for Cas & Jonesy. Jonesy's legs and ankles keep getting worse, while Cas' lips are bleeding and he is hallucinating from exhaustion.
Published on 22.01.2012 - Helen’s Polar Challenge (Ski, Kite & Bike)
With under 50 miles to go, Young BBC presenter Helen Skelton is confident for the rest of her trip. She is learning quickly and has well overcome the difficulties of such a trek.
Published on 20.01.2012 - General Info
On the Union Glacier ALE base camp side of the Antarctic, there are 4 expeditions left on the ice : all are approaching the Hercules Inlet shore. Some are quite near, others still a bit far...
Published on 20.01.2012 - Climate Neutral Pole 2 Pole
Finally Ernst Johan Nilson has arrived at the South Pole on 19 January. With a broken wrist, and injured knee and feet. He had left North Pole on 8 April for a Pole to Pole expedition, but he has not covered the entire distance of South America.
Published on 19.01.2012 - Pole to Pole Run
Ultra marathon runner Pat Farmer has arrived safely at the South Pole on 19 January 2012. He had left the North Pole on 6 April 2011 ; and since that date he hasn't stop running from one pole to the other - excepts for two almost impossible to run geographical zones : the Darien jungle and the very southern part of Chile.
Published on 18.01.2012 - Acciona Windpower Antarctica 90°S
Having started their voyage on 15 December after more than a week long waiting for good conditions, Ramøn Larramendi and his team have reached the SP on 1 January. They arrived in Hercules Inlet on 16 January after a 3.500 kil voyage.
Published on 18.01.2012 - South Pole and Back - Ski & Kite
The strategy of doing long days and kite/skiing when the wind is ok and sleeping when the weather is bad has finally payed off. That's how Richard Weber and his client Michael Archer did it to reach Hercules Inlet on time.
Published on 18.01.2012 - The Scott Amundsen Centenary Race
For once, Mothe Nature has smiled upon the Scott Team who deseperately wanted to arrive at the South Pole on 17 January, day of the Scott Centenary.