Wednesday, 11 April, 2012 – 5.25am
Made great progress yesterday through really though terrain. Ice is hard and sharp! Had a bit of open water to negotiate but once we got through this we were able to crack on. Managed to do 10.5miles yesterday. Beautiful sunny day. Though it sounds lovely to have these weather conditions, this is without doubt, the toughest challenge we have ever put ourselves through. Everyone is exhausted by the end of each day and after all the tents are up, all we can do is try to keep warm and we welcome sleep with open arms.
We’re just packing up the tents now to head off again. We have roughly 5miles to do today to get to The Top of The World – our target is to reach the North Pole by lunchtime today, 11 April, 2012.
Thank you to everyone for your support - knowing that you are willing us on makes this just that little bit easier.
Hopefully, we’ll be able to update you at lunchtime today.
Al l the best
Six Ordinary Men (but very tired)
Brian, Alex, Andrew, Paul, Nigel and John