Home 5 News 5 How female explorers face challenges of south pole trek

How female explorers face challenges of south pole trek

A team of British soldiers are preparing to become the first all-female group to walk across Antarctica.

They will have to endure temperatures of -40C and walk for up to nine hours a day carrying more than their own body weight in supplies.

Exercise Ice Maiden is currently training in Norway for the 80-day south pole challenge in September. Among the many challenges is coping with extreme cold when you need a loo break.

Major Sandy Hennis from Cannock, Staffordshire said she hoped the expedition would inspire girls and women everywhere.

Click here to Read from the source

x

Check Also

Prisoner quizzed over Marvin Couson Lime bar shooting

A prisoner is being questioned over the murder of a man who died 13 years ...

Shares