Breathing at -70 degrees celsius

Credits: ESA/IPEV/PNRA – A. Kumar

Did you read Alex’s blog entry for the New York Times onThe Coldest Journey?

This week, Sir Ranulph Fiennes, the world’s greatest living explorer, released details of his latest undertaking.

Departing at the end of the year, Sir Ranulph will lead a team of six explorers, including Brian Newham, Ian Prickett and Spencer Smirl, to make the first crossing of the continent of Antarctica during the Antarctic winter. This is one of the last great journeys remaining on our planet.

Read more on the New York Times blog…