Beyond Endurance 2006

Friday, 06 November 2009 15:01

A year beyond Expedition to Antarctic..

'Today to the day, tommorrow to the date' (in the words of team member Eugene Furlong)- One year has passed since the Beyond Endurance 2008 team members departed from Dublin Airport to start their adventure to South Georgia, Elephant Island and the Antarctic Peninsula. The expedition was led by world…
Wednesday, 15 November 2006 00:00

Freddy remembers heroes on South Georgia

photo: Freddy makes new King penguin friends at Fortuna Bay, 2006.On the Beyond Endurance expediton we took lots of ordinary people to the island of South Georgia which is 3 days sailing east of Ushuaia, South America in November 2006. "Freddy was scared when he saw saw the bad weather…
Sunday, 05 November 2006 00:00

Expedition Leaves Ireland

Further expedition News will be available on the Beyond website, also check out the who's blogging now in TRACK PROGRESS for team membersa blogs including Freddy T Bear and
Tuesday, 18 July 2006 00:00

South Georgia training on Sky News

Go to the main You can find the Sky TV piece on the homepage along with the RTE piece plus more multimedia to come.
We are delighted to have received the final permit from the commisioner of South Georgia for our traverse party. This now allows us to go ahead full steam with the balance of our preperation for the crossing. I'd like to thank the commissioner and all his team for the confidence…
Friday, 07 July 2006 00:00

Death of David Nicholls

It is with great sadness and shock that I have been informed that David Nicholls have passed away suddenly at his home in Dundee on Tuesday 4/7/2006David was Chairman of the technical committee for expeditions to South Georgia. Over the last year I have come to know David as on…
Friday, 30 June 2006 00:00

New Expedition website is the new home for the expedition and is looking very well. The new site has been developed with hiddenloop and Shaun Menzies and ourselves. We will be updating the progress of the expedition with lots of exciting news, images and video as time goes on...www.beyondendurance.ieBookmark it and Call…
The final day We woke to very bright weather and had breakfast on the boil, by the way it dosen't get dark fully. We inspected the snow shelter that Enda and Domhnall had stayed in. A good share had stayed out also to experience the night time vibe. As we…
3 day back Pack Day 2We woke to beautiful weather again, and headed for the hills gradually gaining height, our first stop included a mexican wave as we all adjusted our layers and gear. We pushed on up the valley passing blue lakes frozen since last Autumn and found our…
3 day back PackAfter a late-ish night for some, an early start with all gear required for the 2 nights in the elements. Packing gear is an art in its self, but given practise can reward you with an evenly balanced comfortable ride when walking over long distance. After approaching…
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