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Expedition leader Tim Jarvis and mountaineer Barry Gray, ready for the land crossing.
Image by Jo Steward courtesy Shackleton Epic, SOURCE

Shackleton Epic started South Georgia mountain crossing

Posted: Feb 08, 2013 09:48 am EST

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(Newsdesk) At 2200hrs GMT/UTC 07 February/0900hrs AEDT 08 February in wet, overcast conditions, with howling 30 knot winds from the south west, expedition leader Tim Jarvis and mountaineer Barry Gray set out wearing their traditional clothing, and carrying only some food, a length of rope and a carpenter’s adze to re-enact Shackleton’s crossing the South Georgia’s mountainous, crevassed interior, reported the Shackleton Epic team."They will be followed by two other crew members acting as support for the crossing,...

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