To prepare for the expedition we will do the following exercises:
Hill walking, tyre dragging with a harness, tent drills, equipment familarisation and practice use.
We will also have Theory Lessons, these will cover: Knowledge of the
cold weather, navigation methods, polar bear safety, cold related injuries and prevention, clothing systems, food
and calorie intake, firearms training and safety, hygeine and personal administration whilst on the ice, hydration
and water purification, snow blindness awareness, wind chill and the effects of it.