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Congratulations Ice Maidens – First All-Female Team To Cross Antarctica Using Muscle Power Alone

Unit: HAC, RAMC, 37 Sigs
Location: South Pole, Antarctica
Date: November 2017
Activities: Skiing, Trekking, Exploring,
The Ice Maiden Expedition has become the first all-female team to cross the Antarctica continent from coast-to-coast using muscle power alone. The Ulysses Trust is proud to have been a major sponsor for such a challenging and ambitious expedition. After spending 62 days on the ice, the six soldiers crossed the finish line at...

SPEAR17 Wins Award

Congratulations to the SPEAR17 for winning the Military Awards 2017 'Inspiring Others' category, otherwise known as 'the Millies'. The SPEAR 17 expedition (supported by the Ulysses Trust) consisted of a team of British Army reservists who completed a coast-to-coast crossing of Antarctica earlier this year. Upon completing their 1,100-mile expedition, the team of...

25th Anniversary

As part of our 25th anniversary celebrations the Ulysses Trust is launching an appeal to raise £1.5m by the end of 2021 to significantly increase the amount of support we can give to cadet expeditions. Our ambassador, Tania Noakes, is embarking on an expedition to raise funds for the appeal. Tania...

The Winter 2016 Newsletter Has Arrived!

Winter has arrived, bringing with it the joys of frosty morns, roaring log fires, hot toddies, and the obligatory public transport delays caused by any number of weather based line blockages. Never fear, because while you're waiting for the leaves to be swept from the line, the Ulysses Trust Winter...

Summer Newsletter 2016

Nothing beats an English summer, relaxing outside in the afternoon sun with the soothing sounds of the village cricket match filtering through on the light breeze, a cool drink in one hand, and a copy of the Ulysses Trust summer newsletter in the other. In this edition we focus on the...

Ulysses Trust Annual Review 2015

The Ulysses Trust Annual Review is always an eagerly awaited publication from our benefactors and beneficiaries alike, and this year's is no exception.  We have just published the 2015 Annual Review in which we discuss the exceptional results that the Ulysses Trust achieved, showcase some of the outstanding expeditions that...