Minnesota Historical Society

No Horizon Is So Far

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Two Women and Their Historic Journey across Antarctica

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.

  • Authors: Liv Arnesen and Ann Bancroft, with Cheryl Dahle
  • Publisher: University of Minnesota Press (February 2019)
  • Format; Paperback, 280 pages, 35 b&w plates, 2 maps, 5 x 8
  •  ISBN 978-1-5179-0702-0

Liv Arnesen is a world-renowned explorer, lecturer, author, and educator. Together with Ann Bancroft, she founded Bancroft Arnesen Explore, a nonprofit dedicated to global water sustainability, with expeditions planned through 2027 to raise awareness through education and storytelling. She lives near Oslo, Norway.

Ann Bancroft is one of the world’s preeminent polar explorers and the first woman to reach both the North and South Poles. An internationally recognized educator, speaker, and philanthropist, she founded the Ann Bancroft Foundation in 1991; is a spokesperson for the Learning Disabilities Association, Wilderness Inquiry, and Girl Scouts of the USA; and cofounded Bancroft Arnesen Explore. She lives near St. Paul, Minnesota.

Cheryl Dahle, a writer and social entrepreneur based in Chicago, is distinguished adjunct of professional practice at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design.

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