Suunto athlete Kim Havell went on another incredible adventure - Skiing Antarctica? Yep.
Read her recent Powder Magazine blog post highlighting the beginning of their trip. Here's a highlight.
We arrived to a place with no one else, with endless descents and up to 9,000-foot peaks straight up from the ocean. This is a backcountry skier’s dream realm, but it also comes with some harsh realities—Antarctica is a moving target.
With endless route possibilities, Antarctica also puts forth challenging obstacles that have to be carefully navigated: abrupt weather changes, tricky small boat—Zodiac—landings, pack ice movement that can trap a ship, lurking crevasses in the glacier, and other objective hazards.