Antarctica trek

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Re: Antarctica trek

Post by Cannatonic » Thu Dec 20, 2018 2:09 pm

boys are holding up well, getting skinny, getting dehydrated but on track.....

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/201 ... r-map.html
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Re: Antarctica trek

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Re: Antarctica trek

Post by Woodserson » Fri Jan 04, 2019 5:22 pm

WOOOOAAAAAAHHHH

Great reading! WWOOOAAAAHHHH Norwegian Borse Ousland is a complete and utter BOSS

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Re: Antarctica trek

Post by Cannatonic » Sun Jan 06, 2019 1:50 pm

interesting, so these guys are basically skiing a 75-mile, 8000" vertical groomer down to the coast at the end.

It looks lke there's a lot more sponsorhip money available today than back in 96 for Ouseland. He skied the thick part of the continent. Amazing. it was probably colder then as well.
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