Video: The Gear You Need to Ski to the South Pole

In a few weeks time, some very adventurous explorers will begin the annual ski season in the Antarctic, with many traveling from the coast at Hercules Inlet to the South Pole itself. If you’ve ever wondered what kind of gear they need to take with them for an 800+ mile (1200+ km) journey, this video will help give you an idea. It was filmed polar explorer Mark Wood, who made that journey a few years back. In the clip, he shares the ten most important pieces of kit that an Antarctic skier has with them.

Kraig Becker