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Many climbing/adventure books should be titled "me, myself and Everest." Occasionally though, a different story arrives. One such is Erling Kagge's "Philosophy for Polar Explorers."

AdventureStats heads-up: Three poles correction - Erling Kagge first

Posted: Aug 13, 2008 08:17 pm EDT

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(ThePoles.com) AdventureStats have announced an important correction to the "Three Poles" (Everest/South Pole/North Pole) statistics. Korean Heo Young-Ho was previously noted as the first to do the 3 poles, but he is actually number 3. Thanks to Korean contributors, clarifying information has arrived stating that while Heo's first North Pole expedition was a success in regards to the expedition; Heo himself did not complete the North Pole until 1995.With that, the first to do all three Poles is Erling Kagge. Check in...

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