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Team 3 Below Zero arrives at the South Pole.

We’re at the South Pole! Yes, it’s Day 48 and you may have already heard. We have arrived at the South Pole (10:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time). Oh my gosh, today was, was another…Read more

Day 47. South Pole Station on the far horizon.

Hours traveled: 9 Miles traveled: 12.1 Total miles traveled: 560.2 Miles to pole 14.5 Elevation: 9293 Translation from voicemail: Hi, this is Chris, Team 3 Below Zero, Day 47. Well, the day started out…Read more

I really need a shower.

Hours traveled: 9.5 Miles traveled: 13.2 Total miles traveled: 548.1 Miles to pole: 20.4 Elevation: 9208 ft. Translation from voicemail: Hey everybody, Marty and Chris here. I’m gonna talk kinda quick so I can…Read more

Marty’s last cup of coffee.

Hours traveled: 9.5 Miles traveled: 13.1 Total miles traveled: 536.4 Miles to pole: 39.4 Elevation: 9114 ft. Translation from voicemail: Hello, it’s Chris, Team 3 below zero, Day 45. Well, we have three days…Read more

Day 44: White Out Party

Day 44. Google voicemail did not transmit today due to technical difficulties. However, below is a photo that came through today. See below. Chris and Marty continue towards the pole. Hours traveled: 9 Miles…Read more

Day 43. Things are starting to get exciting.

Hours traveled: 8.5 Miles traveled: 12.9 Total miles traveled: 510.9 Miles to pole: 58.9 Elevation: 9091 ft. Translation from voicemail: So, Chris here, Team 3belowzero, Day 43. I’m calling this day, “Low clouds can’t…Read more

Spirits are high.

Hours traveled: 9 Miles traveled: 12.5 Total miles traveled: 498 Miles to pole: 72 Elevation: 9046 ft. Translation from voicemail: Hi Chris here, Team 3belowzero, Day 42. Yes we have been here for six…Read more

Day 40 and 41. Making changes to deal with exhaustion.

Day 40 8.5 hrs, 12 miles, elevation 8990, 97 miles to pole Day 41 8.5 hrs, 12.3 miles, elevation 9022, 84.7 miles to pole Translation from voicemail: Hello, it’s Chris Day 41, Team 3belowzero…Read more

Hopefully eight days.

Hours traveled: 8.75 Miles traveled: 10.7 Total miles traveled: 471.4 Miles to pole: 109 Elevation: 8730 ft. Translation from voicemail: Hello it’s Chris and Marty, Team 3belowzero, Day 39. Well today was low cloud…Read more

Just about to the polar plateau.

Hours traveled: 10 Miles traveled: 14.3 Total miles traveled: 460.7 Miles to pole: 120 Elevation: 8821 ft. Translation from voicemail: Hey there everybody. Marty and Chris here, Day 38 for us. So today we…Read more