To record the lowest temperature of the year among inhabited regions of the earth and to win the annual title of ‘Cold Conqueror’
All teams will record air temperature at base camp and several surrounding locations (within 15 kilometers of base camp) at exact same time. Each team will use identical, jointly calibrated thermometers.
Results are recorded daily and reported to the project headquarters.
At the end of the expedition, the team that records the lowest temperature wins.