Ludmila Korobeshkos team was ready to fly on the route. And the flight took place!

Posted by on 20 December.  It is Ludmila Korobeshko from Antarctica. Now our team .... We are still at the Union Glacier. Weather in the South Pole is not very good: about minus thirty degrees plus strong wind. Still, we hope to fly ... read more

Posted by on 20 December.

 It is Ludmila Korobeshko from Antarctica. Now our team .... We are still at the Union Glacier. Weather in the South Pole is not very good: about minus thirty degrees plus strong wind. Still, we hope to fly tomorrow. Today we had another training session. Almost 2 hours we ran 10 kilometers with a load with a sledge. The boys, of course, all young and strong, a true athlete.

 

Ilyas - one of the leading athletes in skyrunning in Kazakhstan.

Magzhan - the organizer of the project, the Kazakh expedition to Antarctica, the traveler ... as a serious climber. Daulet - the doctor of the expedition, is also quite skilled, young.

And Yuri - a very experienced traveler, an experienced climber...

 

 

All the guys are strong  and we hope that we will be able to made the "The last two degrees" in a fairly rapid pace. Because in fact, the time we have is not so much ... Wemust to catch up to the third of January back ...

 

 In general, everything goes well. Today we are finally distributed all public cargo. And tomorrow we hope to fly to the starting place.

 

Best regards,  Luda.

 

According to kazgeo.kz site. The team is already on the starting position:

 

! Ski expedition was launched immediately after the flight from the Antarctic station Union Glacier at 88 degrees. In this first day the teammade about 7 kilometers ...

 

Team of Alexander Abramov has equipped the base camp at the foot of Mount Vinson

Message of December 20th, 6 am.  Hello! This is Alexander Abramov from Antarctica. Today, on December 19th, our team finally arrived as planned on Vinson Massif. Here, at the base camp, a few days the weather was bad, but today we ... read more

Message of December 20th, 6 am.

 Hello! This is Alexander Abramov from Antarctica. Today, on December 19th, our team finally arrived as planned on Vinson Massif. Here, at the base camp, a few days the weather was bad, but today we were  lucky, all arrived at the scene. A team of Kazakh (Magjan and Ilijas)  by the same plane flew back to the Union. They're going to go to the South Pole with Ludmila Korobeshko by program Last two degrees. So we swapped.

  We arrived to the base camp and started to equip it. We have put  sleeping tents and then we put our big new tent for the kitchen. In it, we put a chic table, everything turned out fine ....

We are all well planned out, brought rugs, plywood, so we are very pleased with themselves. Then there was a very good dinner with chicken vegetables soup. And  for the second dish, there were cutlets with buckwheat.

Plus, we brought and put cake, which also happy to eat for dinner.

 

In general, everything is fine. The weather is good. Tomorrow we're going to try to reach the High camp to make a deposit.

 

In general, we are fine, everyone is happy.

 

Alexander Abramov and Vladimir Kotlyar from Antarctica. Bye!

 

 

 

The first report of Alexander Abramov from Antarctica: we were lucky and arrived at the Union Glacier

Hello! There is Alex Abramov from Antarctica. Today, two significant events happened. The first event today, our two teams - one that goes to the South Pole, the last two degrees, and the second, the team at the peak of Vinson, arrived in ... read more

Hello! There is Alex Abramov from Antarctica. Today, two significant events happened. The first event today, our two teams - one that goes to the South Pole, the last two degrees, and the second, the team at the peak of Vinson, arrived in Antarctica. We caught the window.

 In Antarctica, the weather was bad. It seems that today was the so-called "eye of the cyclone." Later in the evening the weather turned bad again. Tomorrow we are promised bad weather. Thank God, we have in Antarctica at Union Glacier and we will  now waiting for the flight to Vinson Massif. In the base amp of Vinson Massif there are  several groups that also have not been able to get to the Union Glacier  camp, because everything is covered with clouds. Nevertheless, our entire team of 9 people flew to Antarctica and it is a happy event.

 The second happy event. Today, December 18,  it is exactly 50 years from the day of the first reaching the top of the Mount of Vinson. It took place December 18th, 1966. American Expedition members  wre the first.

 So we're a little bit today commemorated this date. Well, in general, we have serious plans. Tomorrow will tell the new news. While we were comfortably settled in Union Glacier camp.

 Everybody, bye!