Shadows on the Wasteland: Crossing Antarctica with Ranulph Fiennes

Author: Mike Stroud
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by privong   2018-11-15
> Wasn't Horn's trip last year the first unsupported crossing of Antarctica?

It may depend on the specific definitions ("unsupported" vs "solo unsupported"), but the first unsupported crossing I'm aware of was that by Ranulph Fiennes and Mike Stroud in the Antarctic summer of 1992/1993. It was documented in two books, "Mind Over Matter"[0] by Finnes and "Shadows on the the Wasteland"[1] by Stroud. Both were very entertaining and interesting reads.

[0] https://www.amazon.com/Mind-over-Matter-Ranulph-Fiennes/dp/0...

[1] https://www.amazon.com/Shadows-Wasteland-Crossing-Antarctica...