1. Crew Size:
Scott’s Terra Nova expedition team was made up of 65 volunteers.
Saunders will be making the five-month-long journey with only one other: his longtime hiking partner, Tarka L’Herpiniere.
Scott’s team was forced to eat their ponies on their return journey, due to a lack of food.
Every meal on Ben’s journey is carefully measured and rationed out, including a warm breakfast, dinner, and six midday snacks.
The key principle of layering has not changed. What those layers consist of, however, has. Synthetics, and down, and polyester, oh my!
Ben’s team carefully removed all tags and nonessential materials from their outerwear and equipment to cut down on weight.
Captain Scott and his team kept extremely detailed notes and journals during their expedition.
Saunders will be staying in touch with the rest of his team by using a solar-powered laptop. Connectivity, however, is limited to a few minutes a day for vital check-ins.