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Alone in Antarctica

Felicity Aston

Alone in Antarctica

the first woman to ski solo across the southern ice

by Felicity Aston

  • 333 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cross-country skiing,
  • Travel,
  • Description and travel,
  • Women adventurers,
  • Survival

  • Edition Notes

    Subtitle from jacket.

    StatementFelicity Aston ; foreword by Joanna Lumley
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG850 2011 .A75 2014
    The Physical Object
    Pagination253 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages253
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27166523M
    ISBN 101619023474
    ISBN 109781619023475
    LC Control Number2014014413
    OCLC/WorldCa878812882

    Read "Alone in Antarctica The First Woman to Ski Solo Across the Southern Ice" by Felicity Aston available from Rakuten Kobo. A memoir of a challenging adventure that “pulls us in and makes us feel as though we are with her, at the freezing-cold Brand: Counterpoint Press. Alone in Antarctica () "What would it feel like to be out there alone in that empty vastness? Just before midnight on 24 November , year-old British woman Felicity Aston is left completely alone on the coast of Antarctica. The isolation is instant and devastating. Only three people in the world have crossed Antarctica alone.

    Felicity Aston is the first and only woman in the world to ski alone across Antarctica. The year-old British expedition leader, public speaker and freelance travel writer from Kent also led the Commonwealth Expedition to the South Pole, the first British women's team across Greenland; this became the subject of her first book, Call of the White, a finalist in the Banff Mountain Book /5(62). Colin O'Brady, the pro-triathlete turned adventurer who became the first person to cross Antarctica alone and unaided has released a new memoir about his journey, titled "The Impossible First." The book is a raw and vulnerable report that O'Brady said he hopes will Author: Hilary Brueck.

    In the last sixty years, the poles have warmed up to more than twice the rate of the rest of the world, while the Antarctica Peninsula, the area photographed in this book, has .   Five fourteen–year–olds face this desperate situation on a deadly journey in Antarctica. It is They are contes–tants on a reality TV show, Antarctic Survivor, which is set up to re–create Robert F. Scott's doomed attempt to be the first to reach the South Pole.


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The year-old British expedition leader, public speaker and freelance travel writer from Kent also led the Commonwealth Expedition to the South Pole, the first British women's team across Greenland; this became the subject of her first book, Call of the White, a finalist in the Banff Mountain Book Brand: Counterpoint Press.

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