Expedition News

Friday, 26 February 2010 16:07

Frustration in Yellowknife over

Were off, at least from YellowKnife in the North West Territories and in a way I felt sad leaving. Over…
Thursday, 25 February 2010 08:43

Weather still bad in Resolute

25th Feb 2010 Frustration setting in as we are still stuck in YellowKnife. Conditions for last few days in Resolute…
Wednesday, 24 February 2010 10:43

Flight to Resolute postponed

24th feb 2010 Disappointed today, we made our way to the Airport to fly to Resolute but blizzard in Resolute…
Wednesday, 17 February 2010 18:38

Sleds are packed and ready to go

17th Feb 2010 It feels like the words in an old  song. “My bags are packed and I’m ready to…
Monday, 15 February 2010 17:52

Yellowknife offers Cead Mile Failte

Feb 10th - 15th The generosity of the people here in Yellowknife is amazing, it really do remind me of…
Tuesday, 09 February 2010 17:37

1,380,000 Calories arrive

9th Feb 2010 One million three hundred thousand calories of food arrive with the rest of our gear to Yellow…
Monday, 08 February 2010 17:10

Yellowknife, Canada the journey begins

8th Feb. 2010 We have arrived to our training camp in the diamond capital of Canada, a bit disappointing with…
Monday, 14 December 2009 16:21

First Irish Team North Pole Expedition

World renowned Irish adventurers Pat Falvey, Dr. Clare O’Leary and John Dowd will complete a historical and icy voyage as…
Tuesday, 24 November 2009 16:13

Italian K2 pioneer Lino Lacedelli dies

(K2Climb.net) Italian K2 pioneer Lino Lacedelli died on the 20th November, local media reports. After several failed attempts, K2 was finally summited in 1954 by the Italians, Lino Lacedelli and Achille Compagnoni. There has been a debate about the events that took place on that first climb ever since. The…
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…
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