mar 26, 2008 - North Pole (2008 & 2010) [Speed Record Attempts]
On 27 March 2008, Saunders set out from Ward Hunt Island, Canada, with the aim of setting a speed record.The current record, 36 days 22 hours, was set in 2005 by a team guided by Canadian Matty McNair using dog sleds and numerous air-drops of food. In contrast, Saunders set out solo, unsupported, 6 and on foot; he was halted after eight days, on 4 April 2008, due to a broken ski binding. Saunders reached a furthest north of N.83.57.686 W. 074.12.566.
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