Popping some Cherry Cola Chews, I take a moment to fuel up and survey the scene. Icebergs, penguins and a frozen landscape encompass my total vantage. The scenery is as wild as it gets. It’s mid November, and there’s no better way to kick off the ski season than an expedition to Antarctica.
It became a tradition for Ice Axe Expeditions to make this trip of a lifetime a reality each fall, bringing lucky skiers, riders and travels from all corners of the globe to one of the most magical places to ski tour in the world. As a guide, my clients and I reveled in the daily beauty and unique ascents and descents accessed from our boat each day. The passing of the infamous Drake Passage went well on both sides of the trip, and our ski conditions while on the ice were nothing short of all-time. We even had a full on powder day near the end of the trip, a day that coincided well with a polar plunge party later that night.
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