22 Jan 2018

'A bit cool' - Kiwi conquers Antarctica's Mount Spectre

From Morning Report, 7:52 am on 22 January 2018

Braving temperatures of -35degC, polar winds and crevasses, a kiwi adventurer has returned home after the trip of a lifetime in Antarctica. Landing on the ice on the November 15, British team leader Leo Houlding, Frenchman Jean Burgun and New Zealander Mark Sedon, embarked on a 1700-kilometre journey to reach the summit of Mount Spectre. To get there they has to both kite-ski and climb. The expedition's chief photographer, Mark Sedon tells Susie Ferguson the temperatures were 'a bit cool'.