Antarctica Update: December 30

I am happy to let you know that at around 5pm today their time the team arrived at  the South Pole.  It was a very exhausting day as the snow again was very sticky.  Antarctic Logistics and Expeditions (ALE) the company that runs all expeditions on Antarctica has a...

Antarctica Update: December 28

Ryan Waters from Mountain Professionals posted a blog update yesterday. These can be the most challenging days in a full length polar ski trip, when you are very close to the goal but just literally have to keep putting in your time with no short term landmarks to aim...

Antarctica Update: December 27th

There have been no blog posts on Ryan Waters Mountain Professional site since December 19th so I thought I would provide an update.  The team is slowly making progress but have had no easy days in the last week.  They got out of the really tough sastrugi filled...

Antarctica Update: December 19

Update from Ryan Waters, Mountain Professionals It has been a pretty tough few days down here on the White Continent, working through the heavily sastrugi, areas of the 87th Degree. But the team is working hard and  is keen on reaching some better terrain soon. The...

Antarctica Update: December 13

Update from Ryan Waters, Mountain Professionals We are currently sleeping in the tents after a half rest day today at 86’38 South, so hopefully in two days we will break on through to the last 3 degrees to reach the Pole. It was great to sleep in this morning...