Antarctica Update: November 28

Update from Ryan Waters, Mountain Professionals. Well, 12 days in to skiing to the South Pole, most the days have looked similar. The endless white in all 360 degrees, with subtle wind features dotting the surface, and the occasional uphill trending terrain that we...

Antarctica Update: November 23

Update from Ryan, Mountain Professionals. We are making our way headlong into the 83rd degree of latitude and had a really strong day out today in some rather tough surface conditions. There is an ice stream that begins close to where we are now and so the elevation...

Antarctica Update- November 19

Update from Ryan Waters, Mountain Professionals today. Greetings from the team out here in the endless expanse of white. Our second full day went well, as we managed to ski 8.89 Nautical Miles already on our second day with heavy sleds and that in just 6 hours of...

Antarctica Update-November 18th

Scott sent a short text today after their first full day of travelling.  No update from Ryan posted. It was a good day but hard. It was cold with 25+ km/hr winds. We  did 8 45 minute ski blocks and covered 16 km. It felt longer. We are in the tent now resting. Having...

They Have Begun!

Great to get an expedition from Ryan Waters, Mountain Professionals. And Away We Go! November 17, 2016     We send our first dispatch from the actual ski expedition which has finally begun! We flew from Union Glacier today at 11 am in the Twin Otter airplane with skis...