FREAK STORM FORCES OS CHARLIE SMITH (S 09-14) TO END TREK

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A freak storm that hit Iceland caused OS Charlie Smith to end the epic trek he was leading across the island’s barren, snowy wilderness.

Expedition leader Charlie and The Coldest Crossing team had hoped to complete the first midwinter, unsupported crossing of Iceland on an 18-day, 250-mile journey through “one of the most extreme environments on earth”.

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