EX ICE DIAMOND

 

Norway – Hardangervidda

9 February – 4 March 2017

This 21 day expedition was in a remote location, simulating Antarctica. It served as a dress rehearsal for the final expedition and allowed the team to test their kit, refine skills and routines.

 The squad of seven will continue to train throughout the summer before the final team of five leaves for Chile in October 2017

THE AIMS

BUILD ON SKILLS LEARNT ON EX ICE READY

PRACTISE SKI TOURING IN A REMOTE LOCATION FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD

PRACTISE AND REFINE SKILLS OF CREVASSE RESCUE

BECOME ACCUSTOMED TO DAILY ROUTINE AND NECESSARY ROLES

SELECT THE FINAL FOUR CANDIDATES TO PROCEED TO EX ICE MAIDEN

Location