By Tim Jarvis
In this amazing event memoir and tie-in to the PBS documentary, Tim Jarvis, one of many world's prime explorers, describes his modern day trip to retrace, for the 1st time ever—and in interval garments and gear—the mythical 1914 excursion of Sir Ernest Shackleton.
In early 1914, British explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton and his crew sailed for Antarctica, trying to be the 1st to arrive the South Pole. rather than glory, Shackleton and his workforce chanced on themselves in an epic fight for survival: a three-year odyssey at the ice and oceans of the Antarctic that endures as one of many world’s most renowned stories of event, patience, and management ever recorded.
In the iciness of 2013, celebrated explorer Tim Jarvis, a veteran of a number of polar expeditions, got down to recreate Sir Ernest Shackleton’s treacherous voyage over sea and mountain, equipped completely with real equipment—clothing, boots, meals, and tools—from Shackleton’s time, a feat that hasn't ever been effectively accomplished.
Shackleton's Epic is the amazing list of Jarvis and his team’s epic journey. Beautifully designed and illustrated with dozens of pictures from the unique voyage and its smooth reenactment, it's a visible banquet for readers and historians alike, and an important new bankruptcy within the tale that has encouraged adventurers throughout each continent for a century.
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