Mark Wood, Paul Vicary and Mark Langridge
courtesy North Pole 16, SOURCE
Ski North Pole 2016: British Trio

Posted: Jan 12, 2016 01:26 am EST

 

(Correne Coetzer, this announcement first appeared on pythom.com)

 

In February 2016, Mark Wood, Paul Vicary and Mark Langridge will attempt to trek from Russia to the North Pole without a re-supply.

 

A British three-man team will attempt a 60 day crossing from the Russian Cape Arkticheskiy; also know as the Arctic Cape, across the Arctic Ocean to the Geographic North Pole. The distance is approx. 950 km, in a straight line and without the negative drift.

 

According to AdventureStats, all three men have skied full routes to the South Pole. 

 

Mark Langridge did a solo, unassisted (no resupplies) unsupported (no kites/cars), from Hercules Inlet (1130km) in the 2008-09 season. In 2011-12, he led two men, one of then Paul Vicary, from Cape Evans to the South Pole to commemorate the Centenary of Scott's expedition. This was also an unassisted unsupported expedition. Mark Wood did a solo, unassisted unsupported, from Hercules Inlet in 2011-12.

 

North Pole 16 website

 

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