“…The trek is known as The Coldest Journey on Earth. No human being has managed to walk across Antarctica in winter. The team will face some of the toughest conditions on Earth – near permanent darkness and temperatures dropping close to -90C. The expedition – from the Russian base of Novolazareskaya to the Ross Sea – is due to begin on 21 March and is expected to take six months….”
Worthwhile to read the whole short article. Discusses Sir Ranulph Fiennes who was to lead expedition but is now waiting in a blizzard for evacuation to treat his frost-bitten hand.
“…Guinness World Records describes him as the world's greatest living explorer….”