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From the Horse’s Mouth

I’m going to be speaking about my latest solo expedition in Antarctica at the Royal Geographical Society in ...

29/01/2018

Last Night in Antarctica

I’ve just heard a rumour that the Ilyushin aircraft that will take me from Antarctica back to Punta ...

02/01/2018

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From the Horse’s Mouth

I’m going to be speaking about my latest solo expedition in Antarctica at the Royal Geographical Society in ...

29/01/2018

Last Night in Antarctica

I’ve just heard a rumour that the Ilyushin aircraft that will take me from Antarctica back to Punta ...

02/01/2018

Decompression

I’m still very near the South Pole, currently sat in a folding camp chair by a heater in ...

31/12/2017

At the Bottom of the World

I reached the South Pole in the early afternoon UK time. Fittingly, the day started in a complete ...

29/12/2017

The Whitest Christmas

The weather was better today (I’m writing this at 8.30pm on Christmas Eve) and despite plenty of blowing ...

25/12/2017

Better! (And then not…)

Today started well. I took the tent down with a beaming parhelion in the sky behind me. Also ...

24/12/2017

Grinding to a Halt

Fine progress down here today in the coldest place on the planet, but I gather the infrastructure of ...

11/12/2017

A Tug on the Shoelaces

Today was much the same as yesterday – absurdly warm for Antarctica, rubbish surface, rolling terrain – with ...

29/11/2017

A Snow Bridge Too Far

I was planning to write about how this had been the second toughest day of the expedition so ...

24/11/2017

Half-marathon

When I was grumbling about the weather here to my fiancée, Pip, via satellite phone last night she ...

15/11/2017

The Two Ronnes

In a nutshell: grim up until about 4pm, glorious from around 5pm onwards. I’m typing this at nine in ...

12/11/2017

Snowed In and Unplugging

A quick update from 79 degrees South. It snowed through the night and we had poor visibility here ...

07/11/2017