Carla Perrotti is the first woman who crossed 4 deserts in 3 different continents.
Simpson Desert represent the conclusion of a series.
With this enterprise, Carla Perrotti wants to close a number of “first solos” in the world’s major deserts.
Carla Perrotti will attempt the crossing of the Simpson desert alone, on foot. Approx. 600 Km from South East to North West
Date: settembre 2003.
Duration: 30-40 days.
Carla will carry a backpack containing all the necessary equipment for the crossing.
Simpson Desert in the central area of Australia.
584.000 square km of dry red land, sand dunes and wild vegetation.
A completely uninhabited area, without resources of water.
Temperature range (-10°C at night and +35°C at day time)
Communications will be assured by satellite phone. Contact with the team will be set up once a day, providing position, problems and emergencies.
The supporting team is composed by 4 people. A cameramen, to provide video and photo coverage (departure and arrival), a local guide and a supervisor, will always be on site. For security and crisis, a doctor will be part of the team
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