Preparations have to be thorough
with back-ups to back-ups and with evacuation plans. This
environment is remote and unforgiving. The team will need
to be totally self-sufficient and have every "what-if"
covered. Weight, food, fuel all has to be carefully calculated.
The equipment will include the following and will be refined
down to the minutest detail as the plans progress.
- The "Norm-Hauler"
- Mountain Hardware Tents
- Patagonia Extreme Cold Clothing
- Extreme Cold Sleeping Bags
- High Energy Food
- Cooking Stoves
- Hydration Systems
- Chemical Handwarmers
- Glacier glasses
- Mountaineering boots, crampons
- Ropes, pulleys, climbing
- Medical supplies
- Communications Technology
- Satellite phones