An adventurous journey in biting cold

Untitled-6This is really an adventurous journey under extremely trying countries. A 66-year-old explorer has completed a 700-mile journey along the border of Canada and Alaska in (minus) -50C temperatures.

It is the first time the feat has been finished since Roald Amundsen’s expedition in 1905.

Londoner Tim Oakley led the four-man team powered by 22 huskies that reached the town of Eagle on Monday.

It took 29 days to complete, with temperatures dropping from -30C, with an added -15C wind-chill, to -50C.

Through the snow and cold the team were armed with GPS systems, satellite phones and food drops.

During the journey, supported by the Royal Geographical Society, Mr Oakley lost about 25lb (11kg) and struggled with mild frostbite.Untitled-7

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