Location: Resolute Bay Temperature: min minus 36°C – max minus 18°C Distance Travelled: 2 km For the first time in as long as I can remember, I had a good night’s sleep. The expedition has started and all the major worries I’ve been carrying are … [Read more...] about Magnetic North Pole – Day 3
Magnetic North Pole
From March to April 2009, Team Oman (Nabil Al Busaidi, JP Downes and Claire Shouksmith) walked 650 km from Resolute Bay in Canada, to the magnetic North Pole, dragging 50 kg of equipment in temperatures regularly as low as minus 40 Celsius.
Location: Ottawa-Iqaluit-Hall Beach-Resolute Bay Temperature: min minus 25°C- max plus 4°C Distance Travelled: 3,393 kms The day started really early at 0430 as we tried to repack the 23kg bags, with an extra 9kgs of food and supplies making … [Read more...] about Magnetic North Pole – Day 2
Location: London – Ottawa Temperature: min plus 1°C – max plus 8°C Distance Travelled: 5,378 km The day has finally arrived, and after months of preparation, weeks of training, and days of travelling, I am exhausted but full of anxious energy. … [Read more...] about Magnetic North Pole – Day 1