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Bengt Rotmo, Børge Ousland and Thorleif Nøkleby crossing the North Patagonian Ice Cap November 2009.
Image by Borge Ousland courtesy Borge Ousland, SOURCE
2009 expedition.
courtesy Borge Ousland
Bengt Rotmo 2009 on the Ice Cap.
Image by Borge Ousland courtesy Borge Ousland, SOURCE

Expedition watch: Northern Patagonia Ice Cap crossing

Posted: Oct 18, 2012 05:43 pm EDT

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(Newsdesk) Irish Mike O'Shea and Clare O'Leary and Canadian Bill Hanlon are to attempt the North Patagonian Ice Cap in October-November with Norwegian guide, Bengt Rotmo. They will be joined by fifth member. The team leaves home on Sunday, October 21. Their transport will include flights, a bus ride, two days with horses before they eventually start sledge-hauling. It will take in the region of a month for the team to complete the crossing. This Ice Cap is the 5th largest in the world and has only ever been...

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