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I wish I had more time to write down all that is swirling about my mind as we prepare to leave tomorrow.  The last minute hassles, the car repair…Read more

A lot of people ask us what we’ll eat while in Antarctica.  Overall we plan to consume 5400 calories a day, while we’ll burn around 7000-8000 calories.  Yes, based…Read more

Hours Traveled: 0 hrs Today’s Mileage: 0 m Distance to Pole: 570 m Temperature: -35 F Altitude: 500 ft This is a final test of our voice blogging system…Read more

Chris and I spend hours running on the trails together. We use this time to discuss life, dreams, and what expedition tasks still need to be completed. Our main…Read more

While we are in Antarctica we hope to call in daily voicemail updates that will be posted to our blog. Here’s an example of a voice message that has…Read more

It’s 3 month until we leave for our expedition and I’m completely obsessed with finding my lost green jacket.  It’s my lightweight Patagonia down hoody that I purchased to…Read more

We are honored to be featured on King5’s Evening Magazine.  We had a lot of fun having Michael King come out to North Bend and interview us. Check out…Read more

We are often asked how we will travel to Antarctica.  The only commercial (non-governmental) service to take you there is Antarctica Logistics and Expeditions (ALE).  We will fly from…Read more

Mt. Rainier, a northwest icon standing at 14,411, dominates the landscape of Mt. Rainier National Park. While Marty and I have summitted Mt. Rainier a number of times, we…Read more

Our South Pole journey will require tremendous endurance and mental stamina.  Luckily our ultra running training and experience gives us a good start. It’s hard to believe that Marty…Read more