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Ernest Shackleton

British-Australian team successfully recreates Shackleton's journey

Expedition leader Tim Jarvis and Barry Gray reached the old whaling station at Stromness early on Sunday after a 900-metre climb over the mountainous interior of South Georgia.

Tuesday, 12 February, 2013, 5:24am

Explorers complete Shackleton’s epic Antarctic journey

A team of exhausted but elated explorers successfully recreated Ernest Shackleton’s Antarctic survival journey on Monday, completing a three-day climb across mountains despite a treacherous blizzard.

Expedition leader Tim Jarvis and Barry Gray reached the old whaling station at Stromness early on Monday after a 900-metre climb over the mountainous interior of South Georgia.

11 Feb 2013 - 5:02pm

British-Australian adventurers set off to repeat Shackleton's Antarctic feat

A British-Australian expedition recreating Ernest Shackleton's perilous 1916 crossing of the Southern Ocean in a small boat set off yesterday, braced for fearsome Antarctic seas and icy, bleak conditions.

25 Jan 2013 - 3:04am

Explorer Tim Jarvis to recreate Ernest Shackleton's 1916 Antarctic journey

A polar explorer who retraced Douglas Mawson's Antarctic trek has launched an ambitious new challenge - recreating Ernest Shackleton's perilous crossing of the Southern Ocean.

Tim Jarvis, a British-Australian adventurer who in 2007 re-enacted Mawson's 1912 solo trek across the frozen continent, is planning a similar trip next month to follow Shackleton's dramatic 1916 voyage.

3 Dec 2012 - 4:24am

The Ultimate Trip

Tony Wheeler

Founder of Lonely Planet, who will be speaking at the Hong Kong Club this Thursday

To sightsee:

Antarctica

8 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

Ridiculous timeslot for interesting series

Just before turning off my TV one morning last week after the ABC World News on TVB Pearl, I saw a promotional clip for a four-part drama series titled Shackleton.

9 Mar 2002 - 12:00am

SERIES WATCH

Shackleton

Pearl, 11.50pm

Part two of this four-part dramatisation of intrepid explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton's attempt to cross the South Pole.

6 Mar 2002 - 12:00am

SERIES WATCH

Shackleton: Breaking The Ice

Pearl, 11.50pm

This is the true story of Sir Ernest Shackleton's 1914 expedition to the South Pole and his epic struggle to lead his 28-man crew to safety after his ship, Endurance, was crushed in the packed ice.

20 Feb 2002 - 12:00am