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Monthly Archives: July 2012
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 Expeditions. Running: Dist (mi) Time Speed … Continue reading
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 half mile of towing today, I had … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 minutes of running uphill out of … Continue reading
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 goal of … Continue reading
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 means that my GPS with an altimeter … Continue reading
My equipment wish list has been updated: Updated support and gear list needs page Thanks!!
The view from the top is well worth the hike. You can take the ski lift up but what fun is that?
Having trouble posting video to my blog from my phone. Irritating. will have to email it and then post on the computer. Off for a run anyway.