Posts in South Pole Expedition

Day 4: Welcome to wild Antarctica

Hours traveled: 8 hrs and 9.5 miles Distance to pole: 532 miles Translation from voicemail: Hi this is Chris and Marty calling in from Antarctica on day four of our crazy expedition. So we…Read more

Day 3: The reward that awaits after a day of skiing

Hours Traveled: 8 hrs and 11.5 miles Distance to pole: 541.5 miles Translation from voice mail: Hi, this is Chris and Marty calling in to give you an update from today. Well, it was…Read more

The first full day towards the South Pole

Team 3belowzero and their first full day towards the pole. Hours traveled: 7 hrs and 8.5 miles Distance to pole: 553 miles Temperature: 20 F Translation from voice message: Hello, It’s Chris and Marty…Read more

Team 3belowzero is on their way!

Chris tells us about their first day heading south. Hours traveled: 2.5 Distance to pole: 560 miles Temperature: 18 F Altitude: Sea Level Translation from voice message: Hello, it’s Chris and Marty calling in…Read more

Awaiting Next Flight

We were able to capture most of the voice message Marty and Chris left on Saturday, November 30th. They are awaiting their next weather window. They will take a two hour flight to their…Read more

Team has arrived at Union Glacier Camp, Antarctica

Distance to Pole: 600 miles Temperature: 10F Elevation: 2,297 feet Hi this is Chris calling in from Antarctica. Yes, we finally arrived here. This morning we got on a flight from Punta Arenas around…Read more


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

Getting Creative While Waiting to Depart

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 show you a little about…Read more

A Few Facts about Punta Arenas

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 and Thursday looks more likely. …Read more

Q&A Day from Punta Arenas

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 Antarctica! I thought I would…Read more