Major who led record-breaking women across Antarctica hailed by Prince of Wales

The Prince of Wales has told of his admiration for an Army major who led the first all-female group to cross Antarctica using muscle power alone.

Charles praised Major Nicola Wetherill and her record-breaking team of six as she collected an MBE at Buckingham Palace.

Major Wetherill headed the military’s Ice Maiden team for a gruelling 61 days from November 2017 until January 2018, when they walked 1,700km in temperatures as low as minus 40 degrees Celsius.

Major...
source: Lancashire Telegraph

2019-12-05 22:17
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