The New York Times – The Coldest Journey on Earth

Wednesday, Sept. 19

This week, Sir Ranulph Fiennes, the world’s greatest living explorer, released details of his latest undertaking.

Departing at the end of the year, Sir Ranulph will lead a team of six explorers, including Brian Newham, Ian Prickett and Spencer Smirl, to make the first crossing of the continent of Antarctica during the Antarctic winter. This is one of the last great journeys remaining on our planet.

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September 23, 2012

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