First Woman to ski solo across Antarctica
December 2012 At home in Kent
British polar explorer Felicity Aston MBE is an expedition leader and former Antarctic scientist. In 2012, aged 34, she became the first woman and first Briton to ski alone across Antarctica, travelling 1744 km in 59 days. Felicity also led the first British all-female team to cross Greenland in 2006. Felicity Aston is a First Women UK Ambassador.