Antarctic

Preet Chandi at the South Pole

New Longest Solo Unsupported Polar Expedition Raises Questions

British polar traveler Preet Chandi announced a second record...
Vermas and Teelahti at the South Pole.

Antarctica 2022-2023: The Season Winds Down

Most of this year's Antarctic expeditions have now wrapped...
Mateusz Waligora with his Antarctic campsite.

Antarctica 2022: Searle Aborts, Remaining Expeditions Approach The Plateau

Antarctica has been a struggle for most teams this...
Mikko Vermas on his way to the South Pole.

Antarctica 2022: Slow Progress

Last week's roller-coaster weather slowed progress and some skiers...
Mateusz Waligora stands on his skies in Antarctica on a good weather day.

Antarctica 2022: Whiteouts and Sastrugi

Most expeditions are now out on the ice. It's...
polar camp, with low-angle shot of sled and tents

Secrets of Polar Gear, Part X: Solar Chargers

Although I've done many expeditions to both the North...
Man on stomach films polar skier

Secrets of Polar Gear, Part IX: Electronics

Although I've done many expeditions to both the North...
side angle of manhauler and his sled

Secrets of Polar Gear, Part VIII: Sled Traces

Although I've done many expeditions to both the North...
3 skiers sking over bare ice

Secrets of Polar Gear, Part VII: Ski Poles

Although I've done many expeditions to both the North...
woman in fur ruff and red jacket

Secrets of Polar Gear, Part VI: Parka Ruffs

Although I've done many expeditions to both the North...
cooking inside the tent on a polar expedition

Secrets of Polar Gear, Part 6: Cooking Setups

Although I've done many expeditions to both the North...
two skiers hauling sleds uphill in fog

Secrets of Polar Gear, Part 5: Skis and Skins

Although I've done many expeditions to both the North...
skier hauling sled in Antarctica

Secrets of Polar Gear, Part 4: Ski Bindings

Although I've done many expeditions to both the North...
portrait of man with an iced up face mask and fur ruff

Secrets of Polar Gear, Part 3: Vapor-Barrier Liners

Although I've done many expeditions to both the North...
Female skier hauling sled uphill

Secrets of Polar Gear, Part 2: Handwear and Footwear

Although I've done many expeditions to both the North...
two skiers, moving toward the camera, on the Antarctic plateau

Secrets of Polar Gear, Part I: Face Protection

Although I've done many expeditions to both the North...

Polar Travel: Tips for Better Manhauling

I used to feel that there wasn't much to...

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Antarctica: Kite-Skiers Make the Pole, But Abe Won’t Finish

Last week, Preet Chandi finished her Hercules Inlet to...

Antarctica: Running Out of Time

In this week's update, Preet Chandi arrives at the...

Antarctica: The Home Stretch for Some, A Long Way to Go for Others

In this week's update, Preet Chandi flies into the...

Antarctic Expeditions on the Move

After a gap year because of COVID, the Antarctic...

Antarctic Triathlon: 5,300km from Patagonia to the South Pole

On November 20, Antonio de la Rosa will begin...

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