TREKKING FOR A CAUSE
RAISING THE FLAG FOR CANCER
WHY THE SOUTH POLE?
Embarking on this extraordinary journey is not just another adventure. It profoundly symbolizes the relentless challenges confronted by cancer patients and their families every single day.
Lance's mission powerfully reflects the resilience, unwavering determination, and enduring hope that drive cancer survivors to triumph over seemingly insurmountable obstacles. Their remarkable bravery and indomitable spirit stand as a beacon of inspiration to those facing adversity.
Throughout the trek, Lance will be facing air temperatures average around -30 C or -22 F with 24 hour daylight
When factoring in wind chill, temperatures can drop to -50 C (or -58 F)
The South Pole is located at 2,385m/9,300ft
Due to the lower atmospheric pressure at the Pole, this altitude feels more like 3,350m/11,000ft
TEAM + GEAR
Lance will be traveling with a small team that includes a guide and medical professionals
While trekking, he will be responsible for pulling 40kg (90 pounds) of gear behind him
towing of gear
Lance will be joined in spirit on this trek by partners from around the world—20 and counting
These not-for-profit cancer organizations are located in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Hong Kong, and Qatar