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  We moved slower this morning. Taking in these last few days of the Expedition. It is so wonderful to be with Robert Swan on this day. 32 years ago he was standing at the Geographic South Pole after their 70 day ski journey from the edge...

  January 10, 2018 SPEC and Last Degree Teams Unite! Today we rendezvoused with the SPEC Team – what a blast to see Rob and Barney reunited!  It was a great father-son reunion.  I am in awe of how quickly the SPEC Team can get their tents up...

  From Keith Sauls Failed Coups and Successful Takeovers; We awoke to a full scale rebellion by three of four stoves refusing to boil water. Ultimately the stoves list, and tents went down for a (near) on time departure. A more friendly takeover was wildly successful when David, our...

  We started our day on January 8 with an 8:00 am breakfast of bacon and eggs…fuel for our five and a half sled pulls that covered 8.88 nm. We started our trek with cloudy skies, no wind, and fairly mild temperatures.  In fact, Rob said it was the...

  We had a good day today 12.2nm. We are getting closer to the South Pole and to the Last Degree Team, who we should meet up with in the next couple of days. My feet are still giving me trouble and I hope the LD Team...

  Here we are on Day #6 of our Last Degree Expedition with Robert Swan. We had a leisurely start to the day. Breakfast at 8:30: eggs and bacon...

  Today we got buzzed by the Basler BT-67 aircraft as it flew overhead to drop the Last Degree Team at 89° S. This conversion from the older DC3 model to an updated system, is actually a remanufacturing process. The whole process takes roughly 6 months and requires...

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