Expedition Updates

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South Pole Last Degree - Arrival into Union Glacier

This update should start off with a big yawn, because it came to us around 3:30 AM local time. The teams made it to Antarctica and after a late (or perhaps we should say early) arrival around 12:30 AM. Soon after they had a nice meal (lamb stew, rice and veggies), set up tents and are now getting some much longed-for sleep.

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South Pole Last Degree - And they're off!

Todays update from the team included several photos from their brief stay in Punta Arenas (see below). They also reported that their flight was on schedule (that is, the new schedule) and that they were just getting ready to depart for Antarctica.

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The expedition kicks off!

Happy New Year and welcome to our 2017 South Pole Last Degree and Vinson expedition blog! The team has gathered in Punta Arenas, Chile and all are doing well. 

Tonight everyone one gathered at the Shackleton Bar, named for famed Antarctic explorer Ernest Shackleton, for a kick off welcome reception. After months of planning and preparations it was a great opportunity for everyone to get to know each other and share the anticipation. 

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South Pole Last Degree - It's almost Go Time!

With only a few days until our South Pole Last Degree and South Pole/ Vinson Combo teams arrive in Punta Arenas there is much excitement in the air. Bags are packed, the guides have started their commute to Punta Arenas, and soon the expedition will begin! We are very excited to meet everyone in Punta Arenas and get this show on the road!

We hope that you will check back in on January 1 for the kick off of this expedition blog! See you again soon!

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South Pole & Emperor Penguins

This blog features the daily activities of our South Pole & Emperor Penguin Expedition December 6-16, 2016.

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