After combining our sleds yesterday they ran well over the hard surface this morning. We spent the day battling uphill amongst massive sastrugi. Huge waves and ridges of hardened snow forming peaks and troughs across our path. We went up and down them hauling our sleds and around them if they were too steep. From where we are camped there are sastrugi as far as the eye can see. We were expecting to encounter sastrugi like this further South at 85S or 86S, we will probably have these conditions now for a few hundred kilometres. We’ll just keep going as hard and as far as we can everyday.

Suunto Stats

Skiing Time 9h 15mins

Distance 22.3kms


Average HR 112

Max HR 152

Calories burned 6340


Average HR 115

Max HR 147

Calories burned 6580