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The past two days have been a full attack. From finalizing our food into 60 separate bundles, packing our sleds, and testing as much tech as possible, time seems to be slipping past very quickly. Twenty-four hour daylight definitely helps to confuse the linear perspective of viewing...

We embrace the last moments of darkness before the sun erupts from the "land of fire" to the East.   Our dear friend Alejo, bids us farewell between street dogs, and blooming lupins. Others from around the world, share excitement as we embark onto the mighty Ylushan aircraft. Bound...

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Bringing together the technology to launch the first polar expedition to survive off renewable energy has been a monumental task. After testing the tech in December 2016 at Union Glacier, Antarctica- the equipment has been modified and readied for the mammoth 600-mile journey ahead.   On a...

Getting ready to ski 60 days to the South Pole has been a compounded journey over the past few years. Whilst managing the logistics, outreach, and sponsorship surrounding the venture has taken up most of the team's time- training mind and body has been just...

It was 2009. Facebook hadn’t exploded yet, at least not in India. I asked myself “Why Antarctica?”. I had arrived in London as a student just two months earlier and my first international flight ever was to fly to the UK that year...

“It’s a dangerous business… going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to." - J.R.R. Tolkien Back in grade school, Antarctica was a curious white landmass at the bottom of...

Departing from Antarctica often leaves people feeling a blend of sadness and awe. After experiencing such a raw environment, it can be a hard prospect to adjust back to our ‘real’ lives and responsibilities. Eventually as time passes, and our focus shifts elsewhere, those intense...

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