Louis Rudd MBE is a record breaking polar adventurer and has
served 25 years in the SAS. He is the only person to have
traversed Antarctica twice using human power alone and has
reached the South Pole five times. Louis has covered more than
3000 polar miles on skis and guided multiple polar
expeditions, including a 1100-mile crossing of Antarctica and
a 350-mile crossing of Greenland. A member of the Explorers
Club and fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, Louis has
arguably the most significant amount of experience in the
polar extremes in history.
Here, Louis talks through his Shackleton essentials when on
expeditions or closer to home.