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Promo video in process

Most of yesterday was spent on editing the expedition promotional video from the past four years of footage.  Greenland, Yellowstone and various training material are being used as the base footage.  Several ...

Morning workout

Thank goodness it is starting to get cool in the mornings here. I’m not sure how long that will last, though I hope it continues through August. Having it be just about 45 deg in the morning and get up to ...

RSS Feed ready

It looks like my RSS feed was there all the time.  It just took a lot of reading to figure it out. Here’s the feedburner link: http://feeds.feedburner.com/NewCenturyExpeditions And if you want to link in ...

RSS Feed

If anyone has some experience or knows someone who knows how to set up an RSS feed for WordPress on a website, please email me.  I need to get this configured so I can provide updates to ExplorersWeb.com. Thank ...

Updated log

The expedition training log has been updated.  Here are the highlights since I began logging in January.  My heavier training began in earnest in April, 6 months ahead as suggested by Antarctic Logistics and ...

Roasting in the heat

We could really do with a little less heat here.  It’s supposed to get to 90 degrees this afternoon: Now (3:39PM MST) from Wunderground.com Scattered Clouds Temperature 88 °F Feels Like 84 °F For the last ...

First big tow

Four Hours. That was my longest tow to date and it felt longer than that. I had to make up for the 65 minutes I missed the previous day and I’m on the hook for 153 minutes at least every other day on top ...

Fueling the machine

I’m working hard to ensure that my body is physically ready to tackle the challenges of Antarctica. This morning’s workout was: 70 minutes of riding the hills out of the canyon toward Jackson 22 ...

Newest private donors

A huge thank you to the latest private donors toward the success of this expedition. Wendy D. of Tokyo, Japan Peter and Emily L., Encinitas, CA Without you, it would not be possible to achieve the number one ...

Pressure

ALE informed me of an interesting tidbit. Apparently one of the weird things about Antarctica is the barometric pressure is quite low. This causes altimeters relying on barometric pressure to work poorly. That ...

Equipment need/wish list update

My equipment wish list has been updated: Updated support and gear list needs page Thanks!! ...

View from the top

The view from the top is well worth the hike. You can take the ski lift up but what fun is that? ...