Happy thanksgiving everyone! We’re getting on our plane to Antarctica!! Showtime!

This morning we learned that we are not departing for Antarctica as we are still waiting for our weather window.  So Marty and I decided we would like to…Read more

Today is Tuesday, November 26 in Punta Arenas, Chile.  We are still waiting for our weather break to fly out – we’ve been told that Wednesday is a possibility…Read more

Today we learned that our plane from Punta Arenas to Antarctica will likely depart on Tuesday or Wednesday.  We will be so thankful if we can spend Thanksgiving in…Read more

Today I find myself sitting in a peaceful, glass room located on top of IIaia hotel, our home away from home while we continue to wait for the weather…Read more

Preparations are complete. We rest while waiting for a weather window that will allow the plane to depart for ALE basecamp at Union Glacier, Antarctica. Hours Traveled: 0 Todays…Read more

Preparations continue with salami and cheese chopping. Weather delays give the team more time in Punta Arenas to rest up. Flight to Antarctica pushed up a day or two. …Read more

Hours Traveled: 0 Today’s Mileage: 0 Distance to Pole: 2554 Temperature: High 46F, Low 33F Altitude: 112 feet Transcription of voice message: Hi this is Chris giving a call…Read more

Today Marty and I spent our day organizing our food and gear in a warehouse at an undisclosed location in Punta Arenas, Chile.  Why all the secrecy?  Because this…Read more

After 19 hours of travel and 3 flights, Marty and I are at our temporary base camp for the day, a café in the Santiago airport.  We have 8…Read more