Team SPEAR17 complete traverse of Antarctica

 

On 21st January 2017 - after 66 days, two hours & forty-five minutes; Lou (team leader), Jamie, Ollie, Chris & Alex arrived safely at the end of their 1,100 mile journey. Only six people before them have achieved the same feat.

 

 

"By endurance we conquer" - Shackleton

 

The sixth team member, Alun, unfortunately had to end his journey at the South Pole which they had reached on Christmas Day. 

 

The team are raising money for The Soldier's charity https://www.soldierscharity.org with a target of £100,000. Please find a just giving link here https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/spear17.

 

 

The team, wearing Shackleton Signature jumpers, preparing to leave for Antarctica in October 2016

 

 

Closing in on the South Pole - Team member Jamie wearing Shackleton Signature jumper

 

Here at Shackleton we have been following their incredible progress and very much look forward to talking to them about their awesome adventure and amazing feat. 

 

 

Fortitudine Vincimus - "By endurance we conquer" Shackleton family motto.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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