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Antarctica: Way South on Skis
2011 Tours of a Lifetime
By Margaret Loftus

Nat GeoNew this year; physically challenging

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen's arrival in the South Pole on December 14, 1911, by skiing

By CBC News

CBC NewsA Thunder Bay man and heart transplant recipient will soon embark on a journey to the South Pole to raise awareness about organ donation. Dale Shippam leaves for Antarctica at the end of this month and will be part of a team doing a gruelling one-week trek on skis.

Monday, 30 January 2012 00:00

South Pole: Fohla Article

By Ivan Finotti

Folha South Pole Article Folha Article South Pole

We had skied 12 kilometers. There were still eight to go and one more day. I tried to sleep but was too tired. I got up and went to the green tent of the guides. Inside, Dirk and Rick had prepared...

Orlando Sentinel

Orlando Sentinel

By Ellen Creager

"I passed through the seven levels of the Candy Cane Forest, through the Sea of Swirly Twirly Gum Drops, and then I walked through the Lincoln Tunnel."
"Elf," 2003



By plane and by skis, a steady stream of visitors are flocking to the South Pole in time for the centennial celebrations of two pioneering Antarctic expeditions.


This May, Polar Explorers concluded a fast crossing of the Greenland ice cap with multinational team of amateur explorers.

Thursday, 15 October 2009 00:00

Learn a New Skill

By Megan Rutherford

For your next vacation, think about taking a trip that will provide you with a lasting souvenir - knowledge and expertise. Arctic Getaway. Ever since Admiral Peary made his third and finally successful journey to the North Pole 90 years ago

Written by Lew Freedman

Chicago Tribune

Annie Aggens stood at the top of the world marveling at the frozen horizon of white stretching for millions of acres. A step in any direction took he south...

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