Emma Simonsson, Kristin Folsland Olsen and Vera Simonsson during preparations for South Georgia. courtesy Baffin Babes, SOURCE
The girls have designed the sleds so they can carry them as backpacks if necessary in rough, crevasse and rocky terrain. In the image, more preparations for SG. courtesy Baffin Babes, SOURCE
On the boat from the Falklands to South Georgia. courtesy Baffin Babes
Baffin Babes after their 2009 Baffin Island expedition: "Our main goal with this trip was to enjoy every day to the fullest. So we have." Image taken during this 80-day expedition. courtesy Baffin Babes
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(Newsdesk) Remember the four Scandinavian girls, alias Baffin Babes, Emma Simonsson, Kristin Folsland Olsen, Vera Simonsson and Ingebjørg Tollefsen who skied 1200 km on Baffin Island in the Canadian Arctic in 2009? Since then they have ventured to places like Svalbard and Kyrgyzstan. Currently they are sailing from the Falkland Islands to South Georgia to ski and climb for a month. ExWeb caught up with Emma just before they boarded. Here is what she shared about their game plan, their biggest challenges and their...