Back in July 2015 you may remember that Rob and Seb visited the amazing Principality of Monaco to meet and discuss the expedition with Prince Albert II of Monaco. Today, after having HSH the Prince grant us his patronage a few months ago, the paperwork from the Palace came though. We are absolutely honoured and…Details
Surviving in figures:
Hours in hospital
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Operations to date
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Expedition Featured News
A Documentary will be produced covering the fire, medical research, build up and, the expedition itself.
Before watching the trailer, we would like to warn you that this movie does contain images of a graphical nature and viewer discretion is advised.
Despite the warning, we hope that it gives you an idea as to why Rob is so keen to complete this expedition.
The Expedition in figures:
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Well…the last few days have been amazing! After sharing great conversation and food and attending the Expedition Exhibition it was time to break out the new Rab clothing range provided to the expedition. As temperatures dropped to -26 centigrade, pulks were packed, skis were prepared and warmest jackets were donned. After a few days out in the…Details
Seb and Rob were joined by Dr Greg Williams just in time to participate in the Expedition Festival hosted by the venerable mountain hotel which was once frequented by Captain Scott, Sir Ernest Shackleton, Amundsen and Nansen. The team were invited to attend the Shackleton Award ceremony, an international melting pot of modern day polar…Details
Rob and Seb arrived at Finse1222 on Thursday 11 Feb after a scenic train ride through the Norwegian mountains. At midnight a magnificent display of the Northern Lights greeted them both; in fact it was so spectacular Seb walked out into the darkness to capture some amazing photos at -18 centigrade! Yesterday, they both began…Details
Rob and Seb are on their way to Norway for some winter training among the mountains of the Hardangervidda National Park. As well as the training, they will also be at Finse1222 and The Expedition Festival. Follow their updates over the next few days…there are some great activities planned.
Not really to do with the expedition but pretty incredible to watch! This rare footage has gone on record as the largest glacier calving event ever captured on film, by the 2016 Guiness Book of World Records. On May 28, 2008, Adam LeWinter and Director Jeff Orlowski filmed a historic breakup at the Ilulissat Glacier…Details