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No Horizon Is So Far

Two Women and Their Historic Journey across Antarctica

2019
Authors:

Liv Arnesen and Ann Bancroft
With Cheryl Dahle

No Horizon Is So Far

The extraordinary story of the first two women to cross Antarctica

No Horizon Is So Far follows explorers Liv Arnesen and Ann Bancroft—the first two women to cross Antarctica—from the planning of their expedition through their brutal trek as they walked, skied, and ice-sailed for almost three months in temperatures reaching as low as -35°F, all while towing their 250-pound supply sledges across 1,700 miles of ice full of dangerous crevasses.

If you think you know the story of the first female crossing of Antarctica, think again. More hard work, more sweat and tears went into this historic expedition than any of us realized. Their accomplishment proves that nothing is beyond our wildest dreams.

Billie Jean King

The fascinating chronicle of Liv Arnesen and Ann Bancroft’s dramatic journey as the first two women to cross Antarctica, No Horizon Is So Far

No Horizon Is So Far

No Horizon Is So Far

If you think you know the story of the first female crossing of Antarctica, think again. More hard work, more sweat and tears went into this historic expedition than any of us realized. Their accomplishment proves that nothing is beyond our wildest dreams.

Billie Jean King

Ann and Liv’s historic polar expedition is an awesome accomplishment but, as this book shows, their work as teachers has also had profound impact: they inspire young girls and boys to follow their dreams.

Will Steger, world-famous polar explorer and best-selling author of North to the Pole

Ann Bancroft and Liv Arnesen’s crossing of Antarctica will go down in history as a great expedition because it was a first for women and because they set a distance record. But the uplifting story of No Horizon Is So Far shows why Ann and Liv will be remembered for much more: their generosity of spirit transcends their bravery and tenacity. Through this powerful account, these women will inspire readers for generations to come.

David Breashers, author of High Exposure, expedition leader and codirector of the IMAX film

What makes this book interesting goes beyond the hard environment . . . it’s the spirit with which this particular expedition was run.

National Geographic