Destination – South Pole
Point of Origin – Hercules Inlet
The journey will take just over two months, walking over a total of 693 miles to the pole.
The weather is unpredictable, with temperatures ranging between -15 degrees and -50 degrees centigrade. Average yearly temperatures are around -30 degrees centigrade, with wind speeds of up to 190 miles an hour.
The amateur expedition aims to walk the 625 nautical miles (693 imperial miles) from Hercules Inlet, at the edge of the Antarctic, to the South Pole during 2003.
The Oxfordshire based team have selected to donate all funds raised to the two charities: National Canine Defence League and Cancer Research UK. They are aiming to raise One Million Pounds to be divided between the two charities.
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