The Power of Social Media

As a business we focus on social media as a marketing strategy. Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram as but a few of the tools used by most businesses these days. As I am training for my trek to the South Pole I have been pulling truck tires around the...

Training to trek to the South Pole

Although not the only factor in success on a trek to the South Pole it is a critical one and a prerequisite for participation. When I first started climbing I did not need to train. Youth and natural athleticism was all that was required. I also had a lot more time to...

Expedition Communication

Until recently communication while on expedition was a difficult and unreliable process. When I climbed Mount Logan in 1999 we carried with us a big, heavy and awkward VHF radio. The battery was weak due to the cold and we had to put out a long wire antenna strung...

Preparing to Trek to the South Pole

As I prepare for my expedition to the South Pole I plan to post regular blogs pre-expedition, during, and post wrap up. Right now I am in the preparation phase which consists of logistics, equipment, and fitness training. Most of the logistics are in place, but I did...