The Worsley family is extremely grateful for the ongoing interest in and support of Henry Worsley and the Shackleton Solo expedition. Joanna Worsley, as the Director of Shackleton Solo, has the legal and moral imperative to carry on Henry’s work and is keenly involved in perpetuating Henry’s legacy for the benefit of the Endeavour Fund and his children.

Any use of content from Shackleton Solo must be approved by the Director. Should you wish to use any content, please send your request to We will review and respond to all requests for information in a timely manner.

Shackleton Solo mission statement

Henry's Equipment

Henry’s Equipment

Have you got the right stuff to be a polar explorer? Here’s the equipment in Henry’s sledge for this test of endurance. Read more…



Marching to Henry’s Beat

Tune in to the Shackleton Solo playlist – and share the tracks that get you going on a cold morning. Listen now…

Henry Worsley bio

Henry Worsley Bio

The only person to have completed two classic routes of Shackleton, Scott and Amundsen to the South Pole heads back for a third time.

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Henry Worsley in National Geographic

In the News

Read what the world’s press is saying about Shackleton Solo.

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Shackleton Solo history

Shackleton Story

Discover a story of disaster, brutal hardship, high adventure, astonishing leadership, unflinching teamwork, rescue and triumph.

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