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Not much update today. We are re packed, well fed, well rested and ready for the journey ahead. Lots of long discussions today about logistics, distance and the time we have remaining. We must increase our the number of nautical miles we travel each day, starting tomorrow in...

  As you know, we have reached The Mountains and taken the opportunity to rest and recover. This way point represents close to halfway. The team was far more tired than we thought after the past non-stop 25 days. There is nothing here but a small ice...

  Today may have been the first “down day” that we have had since starting the SPEC Expedition. The intention was to edit, categorize and upload all images and videos of the trek so far. Technology was not on our side and neither were the atmospherics. We were not...

We have reached Thiel Mountains late this evening. We are half way to the South Pole. It is a great feeling, to know that we have reached this milestone. We travelled 8.8 nm today with some additional stops to test and record some of the...

We are nearing Thiel Mountains and can see them far in the distance on our right side. Today we skied 10.3nm. An epic day for all of us but for Dad in particular. He really dug deep into his being to make this distance and...

10:47 miles felt like a long way today. High winds and lenticular clouds came out of nowhere in the early afternoon. Blasting straight down our jackets and into our faces. Making snippets of conversation between skiing and snack breaks livens up the mood. Kyle and Martin have...

Today we floated yet again through this crazy landscape of ice and sky which now seems so familiar. We've all become snow and ice experts and have learned to read which textures glide well and where you are likely to break through the surface stopping...

We have been marching daily for almost three weeks straight. Aside from a two hour sleep in and a couple of extra hours a few afternoons ago- it has been nonstop. Celebrating Martin's birthday yesterday marked a day to remember! Aside from that and a few...

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