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Audio Dispatch

Audio dispatch has been posted ...

Video & still storage

I will be taking approximately 300 GB of data cards to capture images and video along the expedition. However, all of these storage devices only weigh l about an ounce and a quarter. As the two cameras I am ...

Packing the food

I am working on my final food preparations prior to shipment via air down to Chile. I am trying to figure out how to pack 90 days of food into the sled so I still have some room for something. 90 bags is sure ...

Towing in hail and lightning

Towing in hail and lightning was a good physical and mental exercise for the challenges I’m going to face down south.  I wasn’t too worried about the lightning, as I didn’t see any cloud to ...

Add more rocks

Since I had a short tow time today, I decided to add even more rocks. I loaded enough so that I was just able to flex my legs and move uphill. Then, once I made my hour 15 uphill, I loaded even more rocks to ...

Add rocks

To make towing up the mountain more difficult, I’ve added 8lbs of rocks to my tire. I was afraid it was getting too easy. The rocks are a nice addition for the psychological component as well. The first ...

Another

Another phone post test. Aaron ...

Gear donation

Thank you so much Cheryl H., of Fallbrook, CA.  Your massive donation of equipment to this expedition takes a big chunk out of the remaining things I need to make sure I’m safe and have backup for all ...

Newest sponsor

Thank you so much to Bill Dillon of Jackson Hole Boot and Shoe Repair.  He is our most recent sponsor.  His timely help and guidance in boot matters is going to prove invaluable. When I purchased my boots ...

Calories per ounce

Finding high calories per ounce food for polar exploration is difficult.  Mountain House products used to have a higher caloric content in their food.  However, sources around Jackson indicate that customers ...

Static Peak

After 10 years, I was on top of Static Peak again!  At least this time it was not snowing and storming.  Though, the morning looked really glum, as there was thunder, lighting and rain all around the valley. ...

Gear list updated

The expedition gear list has received a serious update.  Please check it out: Gear Need List and make a donation if you would like to be associated with the attempt to be the first American to ski solo round ...