Day 51 - Now we're close
We've been really lucky (once), or here on the Antarctic plateau, the sun always shines, and there's not a hint of wind. So it was great skiing weather, and we proceeded according to the plan about 17 km to the South Pole. Tomorrow we will wake up as normal and ski there. The collective relief in the tent is palpable: now we are so close that the only thing preventing us from succeeding would be a meteor falling from the sky.
In today's picture, Mikko points to the research station visible in the background. Appears at least a few pixels in size. Just believe, it’s there.
|Wind||0 m/s S|
|Ski hours||9 h|
|Distance||26.3 km (2.9 km/h)|