Daily Archives: November 4, 2011

The Race: Day 2

First, a very special message from Lennie Browne, reminding us all of the great distance our chaps are from their loved ones, all for a fantastic cause and in the great spirit of adventure.

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AMUNDSEN TEAM

Distance to the Pole: 661 nmi

LISTEN TO THE AUDIO REPORT

Today’s audio report is from Lou Rudd, following a steady day of progress towards the Ross Ice Shelf. Lou gives some fascinating insight into the loads they carry each day, and some of the difficulties of traversing snow with a sledge in tow!

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MAP AND SITREP

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SCOTT TEAM

Distance to the Pole: 738 nmi

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The Scott team’s report today is from Vic Vicary, who describes the tranquility of Cape Evans which contrasts against the pain of their first serious slog across the snow.

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MAP AND SITREP

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