Erik & His South Pole Survival Tips
In this episode of Ready-Radio, John was joined by Erik from Aurora, who generously shared his invaluable South Pole survival tips. He has firsthand experience spending time at the South Pole Station, located at a staggering elevation of approximately 10,000 feet above sea level. Imagine braving the cold where the highest temperature is a negative ten degrees Fahrenheit.
Eric took us on a journey through his incredible experiences, shedding light on everything from the essential cold weather gear to the seasonal air density changes, the potential of altitude sickness, and how your body’s chemistry reacts to the bone-chilling cold when you’re literally sitting on top of 2 miles of ice at the South Pole Station.
And if that wasn’t fascinating enough, Eric also shared insights into how aircraft are maintained to supply this remote station. Grab your headphones and tune in for a thrilling and informative episode of Ready-Radio.
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