Southern Ocean point of reference for South Pole ski
A seemingly untouchable record broken, vicious wind storms, and crevassed end points
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Sarah McNair-Landry, Erik Boomer and 16 dogs completed their 4-month sled journey
North of Svalbard, 5.2 Mb
Tom Avery, Patrick Woodhead, George Wells (all UK) and Andrew Gerber (ZA)
Tanks and tubes, and turbulent thoughts
A story about super skiers chasing a dream on Greenland
9 days 19 hours 40 minutes over 610 km
The storm hit (100kph) halfway down the icefall, "we were so psyched on making it work that we would have crawled if necessary"
7 days 10 hours 20 min over 560km
During a risky recovery operation, a team of local volunteers and Canadian experts retrieved a body at the location of the accident
Author and rock climber, James MacKinnon joined Jerry Kobalenko, on a sledge-hauling expedition
The British team kited at night (photo) and for the Norwegian, beating the storm is priority to the record
A Norwegian duo climbed highest mountain and Brits started kiting
75 km, and the wind picked up
Patrick Woodhead, Tom Avery, George Wells and Andrew Gerber to kite-ski East-West coast-to-coast
Skidoo team left from Resolute Bay
A speed ski and speed kite-ski record attempt and an unsupported amputee
Loyal and dedicated dog Kimnik guarded the equipment against polar bears
Marc Cornelissen and Philip de Roo not found
No sign of Marc Cornelissen and Philip de Roo, except for their dog and sleds
Teodor Johansen and Paul Devaney filmed the avalanche and experience the big challenges of the small villages
Barneo Ice Camp closes
Crossing pressure ridges vs. gaining distance at high speed
Risk too high
Solo Thomas Ulrich making his way South from the North Pole to Canada
Darkness and then endless visibility: Redl - with cameraman, Marcus Fillinger
The only full distance skier set off to Canada today
"That first expedition remains the hardest for me, because I was alone, in frigid temperatures, into a headwind, I had no communications for 46 days and most importantly, I was learning everything for the first time."
Russian military conducts training near the North Pole. Flights resume from Longyearbyen.
"I have respect but no fear"
Landing gear failed. Thomas Ulrich still in Svalbard
Focus on now and lessons from the past, and custom-made equipment for the ice
One solo skier alone on the Ice
Nine teams from around the world have set off to drive the length of a frozen lake on vintage Ural motorbikes and sidecars
Explore Greenland in reality TV series
Eric McNair-Landry, Katherine Breen, Sarah McNair-Landry and Erik Boomer, modern day Canadians, and Nanook and his family in 1921
Co-founder of Icelandic Mountain Guides, led Adventure Consultants team to the South Pole
With 2 days to spare before their pick-up deadline, they completed the traverse in 74 days
The pic is fake, Szwed told home media. [Story updated]
...and no one can choose yours for you. One of the lessons after 44 days on the ice.
Members of German climbing speak out
"Why do you talk shit?"
Information whiteout wraps alleged record ski of 1300 km in 15 days.
Wrapping it up: 2015 go-to-guide.
A new satellite service from Inmarsat.
Kicking off the new with a flashback to the old.
2 adventurers, 14 dogs, 1 dog sled, 4 months, 4000 km
Skiing into Day 75 from Ronne-Filchner Ice Shelf to Hercules Inlet via Geographic South Pole
Stéphanie Gicquel, Jérémie Gicquel (FR) and Are Johansen (NO): the last team on the ice
Check out these sleek pulka-huts
"When things go wrong, it is the beginning of real adventure"
Fatigued and hungry, the Traverse Trio skis marathon distances per day.
The Traverse Trio needs to ski 40+ km per day for 570 km to finish before the cut off date
Try and try again, Lonnie Dupre made it
"Nobody said it would be easy,” contemplated kite skier, Faysal Hanneche
The four men arrived January 6 via the Messner Route
Mammoth finish kiting by Dion
Kiters staying patient with the winds. Skiers encountered sastrugi fields and sticky snow. Image: silver ball selfie