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Euro-Arabian Polar Expedition: Day VII

Follow the team’s adventure <Previous Page          Next Page> Almost there! It was a warm and balmy day on the Arctic sea ice today at -9 °C / -16 °F.  Really soggy, slushy snow to ski through and lots of frozen leads to cross. Today has been the first day when the drift has stopped. The ice is no longer helping them along to the pole and every inch of progress was under their own steam. They are still on the move tonight seeing how close they can... Read More

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Euro-Arabian Polar Expedition: Day IV

Follow the team’s adventure <Previous Page          Next Page> Last night the team made a 4 km gain on the pole, thanks to the drifting sea ice! Unfortunately, they lost their gain by late afternoon after they had to do a very large diversion to the south around some ice rubble (probably there as a result of last nights shifting ice). Today was warm but with a bit of wind.  They are so acclimatised they didn’t even know what the temperature was! A spectacular moment of today... Read More

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Euro-Arabian Polar Expedition: Day III

Follow the team’s adventure <Previous Page          Next Page> Linsay Wilson, Euro-Arabian Polar Expedition Press Officer: ‘Due to a communication glitch, the team and I didn’t manage to speak on our scheduled call last night. I know you will be disappointed to hear this.  I hope we will be successful this evening in our communication.’ DAY 3 PHONECAST: IT issues continue to plague daily reports. Natasa (right) confidently rocking her Deep Heat jacket in -20 We are proud to have supported this expedition with highly specialised cold-weather polar clothing... Read More

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Euro-Arabian Polar Expedition: Day II

Follow the team’s adventure <Previous Page          Next Page> Challenging days lie ahead for the team.  However, progress is being made both geographically and technologically, with more pictures and updates promised soon! On another stunning day on the arctic sea ice, the team have made their slow but steady way towards the pole, covering 9.5 km. The dramatic landscape of shifting ice and big chunks of blue ice is captivating them all. DAY 2 PHONECAST TRANSCRIPT: Hello from the JellyBear Tent! this is Esma, and Fritha.  So... Read More

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Montane Supported Euro-Arabian Polar Expedition Under way

Follow the team’s adventure <Previous Page          Next Page>   An all-female team of explorers – lead by ex-Team Montane Athlete – intend to ski to the Geographic North Pole in a bid to raise environmental, political and social awareness. Lead by veteran polar explorer and ex-Team Montane Sponsored Athlete Felicity Ashton MBE, the Euro-Arabian Polar Expedition is an all-female team from all around the globe aiming to reach the Geographic North Pole by ski. If successful, many of the team will be the first of their... Read More