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
In 2014 this video took the cake.
Top Tips, and challenging sections in the heart of the Canadian Arctic winter
He kite-skied from Novo via the South Pole of Inaccessibility in 45 days
Are Johansen, Stéphanie Gicquel and Jérémie Gicquel at 90ºS. Close encounters for skier and kiter
Digital Christmas card and word from the edges
A luxury at Thiels Corner
Kite-skiing from Novo Base in 35 days over 1610 km (in a straight line)
From southern border with US to Resolute Bay in the north
The kiters are desperate for wind
Protection against frostbite around the waist and upper legs
White-out conditions made for blindfolded skiing over sastrugi and dangerous kiting in crevasse fields
The sled is still withstanding sastrugi and kite winds
Cameron will show off the Mars suit at TEDx Brussels with Belgian trekker as test pilot
Eric McNair-Landry (30) and Dixie Dansercoer (52) completed a 4044.9 km Greenland round trip in 55 days
South Pole of Inaccessibility kite-skier, Frédéric Dion, innovation skills tested. Two more teams on the ice yesterday.
Among the gear, a novelty item to use at camp sites
From strong headwinds to weak kite winds (for the repaired sled)
Adventure Film, Cold Love, premieres November 22nd ahead of Polar Climb 1 Launch
Michael Charavin & Cornelius Strohm's debrief of their 5067 km kite-ski in 58 days
Frederic Dion’s modified sled broke on route to the South Pole of Inaccessibility
Bad news for Arctic expeditions from Canada.
The Traverse Trio started skiing to the Geographic South Pole
"The bases in Antarctica want to keep it to themselves and their researchers"
Frédéric Dion started kiting from Novo
Frederic Dion, Are Johansen and Stephanie and Jeremie Gicquel at Base Camps
Einar Torfi Finnsson will be leading three men
"Your last adventure can only be an adventure and should never be a comfort booster"
Lighter, more efficient and faster
The Canadian will start from Novolazarevskaya
Not many full distance (coast to Pole) ski teams on the ice this year
100-year-old notebook found. China to build airfield on The Ice. Neutrino detection balloon heads to Antarctica. Rare photos of Antarctica in 1911-14
Training, fundraising, logistics, technology and life, make up preparations
To attempt Messner route - but still a most essential gear item missing
We have entered the next phase.
Stéphanie & Jérémie Gicquel, with Are Johansen, will attempt skiing Messner - SP - Hercules Inlet
The tractor passed the tests in Iceland and a cold room and arrives in Cape Town by ship today
"Sailing around the world has certainly prepared me for a South Pole full route"
The solo kiter's upcoming adventure and future plans
"Last year, I was so enthusiast but also so impatient that it made me do stupid things"
Setting up ANI/ALE Base Camp
Nobody owns it but there are rules. Steve Jones explains.
With the summit at 14,058 ft (4,285 m), a strong party could pioneer its own route on Mount Sidley
Window into the past: researchers on board Polarstern find ancient sediments on the seafloor of the Arctic
"It's a constant battle and no matter what you do you have to take advantage of every tiny moment"
Kate's second book, and documentary, tells her story about Africa
Down to the vitals.
Oh, the places your smartphone and you will go!