Destination Antarctica - Ski Mag

Destination Antarctica

Senior Editor Sam Bass is headed to Antarctica on a ship full of skiers.
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Skiing by ship. From November 1 through November 18, Skiing Magazine's Senior Editor Sam Bass will be living aboard a ship off the coast of Antarctica, along with a team of other skiers, including a camera crew and athletes from Warren Miller Entertainment. They'll be taking Zodiacs ashore to climb and ski the southern-most mountains in the world. Check back here for regular updates from life on—and off—the ship.

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Update #10: Heading Home.

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Update #10: Last Day of Skiing.

Plus Photos!

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Update #9: Mini Golf on King George Island

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Update #8: Filming with the Warren Miller Crew.

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Update #7:

Greetings from the South Shetland Islands.

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Update #6: A New Continent

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Update #5: First Day on the Drake Passage.

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Update #4: Departing Ushuaia.

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Update #3: Arriving in Argentina and the first ski tour.

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Update #2: En Route to Ushuaia.

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Update #1: Preparing for the journey.

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Photo Gallery #1: Ushuaia, Argentina.

Photo Gallery #2: Welcome to Antarctica.

Photo Gallery #3: First Turns.

Photo Gallery #3: More Skiing.

Sam Answers Questions from a Sixth Grader.

Other Blogs Covering the Trip

tetonAT.com
iceaxe.tv
alaskaheliski.com
straightchuter.com
unofficialsquaw.com

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To read updates on this expedition, go to skiingmag.com/antarctica.

Ushuaia, Argentina (Gallery)

En route to Antarctica, the crew spends some time at the tip of the world: Ushuaia, Argentina. Here are some photos from photographer Keoki Flagg and writer Sam Bass.

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