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Trans Antarctic Challenge 250

Art.No.: 7-250-0

We thank Rune Gjeldnes for this description of the Extreme Antarctic Challenge 250.
“I needed to get a pulk that was stable enough and could take the
impacts from kiting in never ending sastrugis.
Several expeditions had problems with their sleds in these conditions even at shorter distances.
ACAPULKA AS made our sled when we crossed the Arctic Ocean in 2000.
Together with them I checked the possibilities to develop a sled that could face the challenges with an Antarctic crossing. It had worked excellent in the north, so why not develop it further for use in Antarctica. Weight was crucial for me, so we needed to get this pulk lighter than on the Arctic Ocean crossing. I limited the weight to 12 kg. The bottom section was of most importance as it gets all the impact. Polar Storm (as I called my pulk) did the job better than expected. The stability when kiting was outstanding. It tipped over only 12 times on the whole expedition. I also really enjoyed the enormous load capacity and emergency bivouac properties. This pulk is a long distance pulk with extreme stability and strength.
I do thank ACAPULKA for this product and their phenomenal cooperation.”

“Everything went well, except the PE - runners that fell off. That was my own fault, as
I did not fit them properly prior the start.”

5-000-0Expedition and Backcountry 
5-100-0"Scandic Tour 100"469
5-120-0„Scandic Tour 120"559
5-135-0"Expedition Tour 135"689
5-150-0„Scandic Tour 150"689
5-170-0"Scandic Tour 170" 939
5-180-0"Windrider 180"1139
5-210-0„Scandic Tour 210"1009
6-120-0Kevlar Short Track 120 989
6-135-0Jetstream 1351269
6-150-0Trailrunner 150 1269
6-180-0Katabatic 1803079
6-210-0Standard Expedition 210 2169
7-100-0Ultra 1001119
7-120-0Feather Light 120 1259
7-130-0MAC 1303299
7-135-0Delta Force 1351559
7-150-0Feather Light XL 150 1559
7-160-0MAC 1605299
7-170-0Polar Challenge 170 2759
7-180-0Dragonfly 1804249
7-210-0Professional Expedition 210 3289
7-215-0Børge Ousland Expedition 2154249
7-230-0Arctic Challenge 2306259
7-310-0Icecap Xpress3919
7-260-0Trans Antarctic Challenge 250 (The longest march, Rune Gjeldnes)7399
910-238Randonnee Alpine Backpack with D ring "pullpack" 38L NEW 2017159
910-243Randonnee Alpine Backpack with D ring "pullpack" 43L NEW 2017169
910-3Dragging Bar Wire System, separable in Stuffsack199
910-34Glideboard set269
910-4Waist harness69
910-5Shoulder straps in connection with waist harness75
910-6Complete Harness set129
910-61Heavy Duty Harness/expedition harness139
910-7Transport Bag 120 cm models145
910-8Transport Bag 150 cm models175
910-9Transport Bag 210 cm + models199
920-0Spare Parts 
920-0Drag fittings incl. Screws ( pair)49
920-1Aluminium bar69
920-2Tube short for dragging bar 910-328
920-3Tube long for dragging bar 910-330
920-4Straphook connection between harnesses shoulder/waist13
920-5Carbine hook stainless steel12
920-6Wire incl. swage terminals49
920-7Eye Bolt 9
920-8Interface glideboard set15
920-9STSR Runner complete incl. Mounting rail 253 cm long, 1 piece151
920-91Runner STSR 100-170 cm pulks , pair92
920-92Runner STSR 180-260 cm pulks , pair184

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    nameTrans Antarctic Challenge 250
    weight 9 kg minimum
    length 250 cm
    max. width 80 cm
    volume >1300 l
    construction handmade sandwich multiaxial
    construction, vacuum processed
    body Partly black-magic coating
    Kevlar fibers
    Carbon fibers
    epoxy resins
    HD core materials
    color: yellow/black
    cover Superlight RS with zipper or Velcro
    tightening straps
    lift loops
    color: optional/standard red
    dragging bar/rope pickup webloop
    runners STSR runners, replaceable
    art. no. 7-250-0


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