Spirit of Endurance

Trans-Antarctic – Solo & Unsupported

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Traverse of Greenland 2018

A 350 mile West to East traverse

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South Pole Expedition Army Reserves 2017

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The Scott-Amundsen Centenary Race

In the footsteps of Polar Legends

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Louis Rudd

Louis Rudd MBE is a record-breaking polar adventurer, expedition leader, former Royal Marine Commando and SAS soldier, with 34 years of service. He is the first – and only – person to have traversed Antarctica twice using human power alone, has reached the South Pole four times from different coastal start points and summited Antarctica’s highest mountain. He is a member of the exclusive Explorers Club, a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, an Ambassador for ABF The Soldiers’ Charity, Director of Expeditions for Shackleton, a Published Author and accomplished Public Speaker.

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Shackleton Interview

MARCH 09, 2020 THE QUALITIES OF AN EXPLORER – THEN AND NOW Optimism, patience, idealism and courage. These ...


Future Adventurers

A true honour to have been asked to present the Bronze and Silver Duke of Edinburgh Awards in ...


Schools & Cadets Program

It’s been an awesome 5 months touring the UK visiting over a 100 schools and cadet centres, completely ...


SES Explorer Awards Evening

2019 HONORARY EXPLORER AWARD ANNOUNCEMENT We are excited to introduce you to Louis Rudd MBE, winner of our ...


Message From The Expedition Patron

When I was 14 years old, during the school summer holidays, I read a book by Sir Ranulph ...

Louis Rudd – new book – Endurance, out 11 June 2020