The South Pole Road Trip That Appeals to Off-the-Beaten-Path Adventurers

by Tammy Levent

Travelers will have a chance to hike Antarctica’s highest mountain. Earth where all 24 time zones meet and time loses all conventional meaning. And if all the stars align, you can even try to break the world record for the fastest Antarctic crossing. The polar-adapted vehicles a fleet of 19 retrofitted Toyota Hiluxes powered by a specially formulated, freeze-proof fuel are the purview of Arctic Trucks. “People lose a lot of weight on these trips, just because your body is working so much harder to keep warm.”

Key Takeaways:

  • Come November, you can make it happen on a roughly two-week-long road trip across Antarctica with the Explorations Company.
  • Weather is just the first of many challenges The temperatures can easily hover around minus 50 degrees.
  • To make things a little easier, Arctic Trucks provides specialized outerwear to keep travelers as appropriately dressed as possible.

“If you’ve got money to burn and an intense desire for travel bragging rights, as well as a really good winter coat, this might be the perfect road trip for you.”

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