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The cold world of alpine climbing.

The cold world of alpine climbing.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Not like the old days.......

Ran into this and thought others might find it interesting.

http://www.bensaunders.com/2009/09/not-like-the-old-days/

"During Douglas Mawson's four-month Antarctic expedition in 1912, his two team mates died, the soles of his feet fell off (due to vitamin A poisoning from eating the livers of his dogs after they died as well), he tied the skin on again with bandages and walked alone for four weeks to reach base camp."

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