SHACKLETON QUESTS WITH LOUIS RUDD MBE

"I am delighted to be leading a new venture, Shackleton Quests, taking adventurers into spectacular environments to experience the thrills and challenges of polar exploration. We have designed two itineraries - the Finse Polar Challenge and the Finse Polar Experience - to build your mental and physical confidence and endurance. The Quests take place in March and April 2021."

LOUIS RUDD MBE, POLAR EXPLORER & FORMER SAS SOLDIER

6 days, 5 nights

finse polar experience (NORWAY)

FINSE POLAR EXPERIENCE // An introductory experience covering all the necessary topics required to safely ski-tour and camp in a polar environment. You'll stay at the iconic Finse 1222 Hotel overlooking Finsevatnet, a vast frozen lake, learning polar exploration skills with a record-breaking explorer and trying your hand at dog-sledding. You will then put these skills into practice with a two-day expedition, camping in sub-zero temperatures and experiencing the routine employed by polar explorers in Antarctica. You'll also receive two Shackleton jackets (RRP £1895) prior to departure.

7 DAYS, 6 NIGHTS

FINSE POLAR CHALLENGE (NORWAY)

FINSE POLAR CHALLENGE // Led by Louis Rudd MBE, the mission is to ski 80km from Ustaoset to Finse, hauling pulks with everything you need to survive in an extreme cold-weather environment. The route will take you over arduous terrain and includes a crossing of Hardangerjokulen, one of the country's largest glaciers. The experience is designed to build mental and physical endurance. You'll also receive two Shackleton jackets (RRP £1895) prior to departure.

JOIN A SHACKLETON QUEST

If you have any questions about Shackleton Quests, or you would like to discuss any specific details with Director of Expeditions Louis Rudd, get in touch on quests@theshackleton.com

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