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Trip Report section 2 Step down of Irish North Pole Expedition 2011 Our alternative adventure to Baffin island
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Irish Baffin Island Expedition 2011 - Pat Falvey and Dr Clare O Leary Auyuittuq National Park (land that never melts) Our decision on what we'd do after we stepped down the…
Below is the first of three parts on step down of Irish North Pole Expedition. Read through the ups and downs for the team during February and March when the challenging weather required the team to abort their North Pole bid after waiting for 10 days to fly out to…
Monday, 28 March 2011 22:04

Pat is back

Mon 28th March Today Pat flew back to Dublin. After a few weeks of training and exploring in the Arctic region, Pat returns looking forward to catching up with family and friends with many tales to tell of what no doubt was a trying yet amazing experience for himself and…
Pat was in contact late Sat 19th March- He and Clare have had an amazing week crossing exploratory routes on Baffin Island and will get in touch with details as soon they get settled and decide on their next move. Reception was poor over the last week so the call…
Thursday, 10 March 2011 21:47

Pat Kenny catches up with Pat from Resolute

On Tues 09th March, Today with Pat Kenny featured an interview with Pat on their Arctic Expedition 'In early February explorer and adventurer Pat Falvey set out on the first leg of his journey to the North Pole, the final expedition in a Three Pole Challenge. Pat and his fellow…
Corks 96FM's PJ (the Opinion Line) interviews Pat from Resolute on the reasons behind the Irish North Pole's Teams decision to abort their expedition, the effects Global Warming is having on the North Pole and how that may affect their future plans if they were to return to the Pole…
Wednesday, 09 March 2011 03:30

ExWeb's interviews with North Pole Teams

'North Pole ski update: Ben Saunders heading to Resolute Bay; and new plans for the RAF, Irish and Italian teams' Pat Falvey had a chat with ExplorersWeb from Resolute Bay. He and Clare O’Leary and the RAF guys, Matthew Stowers and Jules Weekes have regrouped and are going to make…
Monday, 07 March 2011 18:56

Pat talks about teams decision

Pat talks about the reasons he and Clare made their decision to abort their expedition 'Disapponited, disheartened but moving on' Pat This is the first time a situation like this has occured in over 68 adventures Listen to podcast
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All ski teams abort expeditions from Canada to Geographic North Pole (90°N) Posted: Mar 06, 2011 02:39 am EST Press release Irish North Pole Expedition 2011, Northern Exposure 2011, Expedition Nord Pole Solo 2011 In an email sent to ExplorersWeb at 22h57 GMT Saturday March 5 by Pat Falvey on…
Sunday, 06 March 2011 06:32

North Pole Teams abort Expeditions

'All teams leaving for the Pole from 25th February have made a decision to abort due to weather conditions and forecast for coming days. Press statement from all three teams below. We are now planning a alternative journey up here. Will inform all in due course. It really has been…
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