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Ernest Shackleton

Sir Ernest Shackleton's 303: What rifle did the Antarctic explorer carry?

White Mountain Independent - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
If Sir Ernest Shackleton did in fact carry a Winchester1895 in 303 Brit it would be a credit to American and Winchester manufacturing.

Last Chance To See: An Antarctic Adventure In South Ken

Londonist - ‎2 hours ago‎
28 men survived a year and a half among the frozen foothills and treacherous floes of the southern continent, after their ship was squeezed to splinters by the ice.
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Prince William consoles widow at funeral of polar explorer Henry Worsley

Daily Mail - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
The 55-year-old explorer, from Fulham, south-west London, was aiming to complete the first ever unsupported and unassisted crossing of the Antarctic - following in the footsteps of his lifelong hero Sir Ernest Shackleton, marking the 100th anniversary ...

Escape from Antarctica: In the Footsteps of Shackleton

VRFocus - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Escape from Antarctica: In the Footsteps of Shackleton was no ordinary exhibition. Scott Ashton's recently designed augmented reality (AR) experience at the Australian National Maritime Museum depicts one of the greatest adventure stories, Sir Ernest ...

Crowds flock to Coastival

Whitby Today - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Scarborough gathered to kick-start Coastival with a parade from West Pier to the Spa. The Polar Quest Parade marked one of the most daring expeditions ever undertaken by mankind - the 'Endurance' Expedition to the South Pole.

In the footsteps of a historic adventurer

NW Evening Mail - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
IN 1916, Sir Ernest Shackleton made a historic polar expedition that turned into one of the greatest survival stories of all time.

100 Years of Soccer in the Snow

Paste Magazine - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
1915 - Soccer on the ice: members of Ernest Shackleton's Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition take a break from their frosty travels to enjoy a kick around.
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Following in Shackleton's footsteps

Independent Online - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
It also has important historical significance; this is where Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton finally reached civilisation on an epic survival mission following the failure of his Endurance expedition.
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Leonardo DiCaprio Isn't Done with the Team Behind The Revenant

Vanity Fair - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
The former film, according to Deadline, will follow Polar explorer Ernest Shackleton (because Leo loves Polar exploring) and the latter might be a retitled version of King Harald, a biopic about the 11th-century Viking king that's been in development ...

South Georgia paddle adventure

Australian Geographic - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
To our left was the landing point for famed polar explorer Ernest Shackleton and five of his men, but I doubt they appreciated the same grandeur in the glaciers that tumbled down its sides.

Art from the Antarctic at F&M

LancasterOnline - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
He soon discovered that the campus Archives and Special Collections of Martin Library of Science contained 200 years of records from explorers of the South Pole, including James Cook, Ernest Shackleton, Richard Byrd and Lancaster native William ...

In Shackleton's shadow

The Economist - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Inside the lid the owner had scratched his initials: EHS, for Ernest Henry Shackleton. On his three expeditions to Antarctica, in 2008-09, 2011-12 and 2015-16, Henry Worsley went equipped with GPS, video cameras, satellite phones, solar panels, energy ...

Scarborough Coastival countdown

Scarborough Today - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Everything from a spectacular seafront parade and giant talking heads to art work behind prison bars and underwater lights and music will feature when the Coastival arts festival bursts into life in Scarborough for three days from Friday February 12 to ...

Gordon Ballard

New York Times - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
READING My reading has focused lately on heroic exploration. Most recently it was “The Martian” by Andy Weir, which I liked because of the believable way it described surviving in that extreme environment.

Over £300000 raised for tragic explorer Henry Worsley's charity

getwestlondon - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
The former army officer, who had spent 36 years in the armed forces, was taking part in the Shackleton Solo expedition attempting a solo crossing of the Antarctic to mark the centenary of Sir Ernest Shackleton's failed attempted crossing of the continent.

Parade Leads Way for Coastival

Yorkshire Coast Radio - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Crowds along Scarborough seafront will see Spraoi recreate the epic 'Endurance' expedition to the South Pole, led by Ernest Shackleton, an ill-fated attempt to walk across Antarctica. It will be a spectacular parade, featuring giant ships and sea ...

'I've had knocks to my confidence but I've always felt that you have to engage to make a difference'

Belfast Telegraph - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
A. I enjoy reading a wide range of books and recently read South, the book about Ernest Shackleton's expedition to Antarctica.

Posh Pawn returns to Channel 4 to fuel our full-blown pawn addiction

Evening Standard - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
James Constantinou has a collection of rare items, supposedly from famous Arctic explorer Ernest Shackleton's expeditions, in his possession.

Spartan Race 12 Hour Hurricane Heat – Temecula: The Other Side

Obstacle Racing Media - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
As part of the cadre/director pool at Spartan Endurace, we were both studying the Spartan X programming, and he had caught an idea from the story of Sir Ernest Shackleton that he was keen on implementing. The concept was simple: have four scavenger ...

Alone, Alone

Field and Stream (blog) - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
The first casualty was, in fact, a retired British Army officer named Henry Worsley, a 55-year-old who was attempting to walk across Antarctica, completing the unfinished journey of Sir Ernest Shackleton in the early 20th century. Worsley covered 913 ...