Following a delayed rendezvous because of weather and polar terrain, Polar Preet has rendezvoused with her pilot and has taken off to head to Union Glacier in Antarctica. British Army officer Captain Preet Chandi – known as Polar Preet – is expected to spend some time recovering at Union Glacier, the Antarctica base camp, before leaving the continent.
A British Army captain has made history by becoming the first woman of color to cross Antarctica unsupported. Captain Harpreet Chandi has arrived safely at the South Pole after a 700-mile trek in 40 days.
British Army Captain Harpreet Chandi, has begun her attempt to become the first woman of colour to cross the Antarctic unsupported. She is on her way to Union Glacier (to the ALE base) where her start point is a 30min flight away, Hercules Inlet.