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Mountaineering
Mike Horrell's blog   Jun 1st, 2013 - Jun 1st, 2018


Everest, South Col
Jelle Veyt - Cycling2Himalaya Everest 2014   Jul 14th, 2013 - Dec 31st, 2018
http://www.facebook.com/Cycling2Himalaya
Jelle plans climbing the 7 Summits and reaching them with human power.


Everest, North Col
Mingma Sherpa & Ivan Braun: Everest 2015   Mar 15th, 2015 - Jun 15th, 2015
https://www.facebook.com/everest2015
https://twitter.com/everest2015
Ivan Braun (DEN) & Mingma Sherpa (NEP) climb Everest North in 2015, Unsupported, Ivan no O2, Mingma new Summit record attempt.


K2, South East Ridge (Abruzzi)
Adrian Hayes K2 2014   Jun 1st, 2014 - Sep 15th, 2014
Climbing with Al Hancock.

Chris Jensen Burke K2 2014   Jun 11th, 2014 - Sep 9th, 2014
Chris and Lakpa Sherpa for Broad Peak and K2


Manaslu, NE Face
Mountain Professionals Manaslu 2014   Aug 28th, 2014 - Nov 26th, 2014




Oceans
Mark Kalch - 7 rivers, 7 continents   Jun 1st, 2012 - Nov 30th, 2020
7 rivers, 7 continents, Mark Kalch paddling source to sea the longest river on each continent. A total distance of some 35 000km. Amazon River (South America), 4150 miles - completed 2007/2008

Missouri - Mississippi River (North America), 3780 miles - completed 2012

Volga River (Europe), 2300 miles - 2014

Nile River (Africa), 4132 miles

Yangtze River (Asia), 3916 miles

Murray-Darling River (Australia), 2904 miles

Onyx River (Antarctica), 25 miles

Oceanus Rowing (Atlantic, Indian, Pacific)   Jan 1st, 2014 - Dec 31st, 2018
https://www.facebook.com/titan.row.3


Henk de Velde - Nomad of the Sea   Mar 24th, 2008 - Dec 31st, 2018
2013 to Svalbard and as far North as possible.
Sailing for ever.
http://twitter.com/henkdevelde

Alexander Semenov - Arctic White Sea Biological Station   Jul 10th, 2012 - Jul 10th, 2015
"In 2007, I graduated from Lomonosov’s Moscow State University in the department of Zoology. I specialized in the study of invertebrate animals, with an emphasis on squid brains. Soon after, I began working at the White Sea Biological Station (WSBS) as a senior laborer. WSBS has a dive station, which is great for all sorts of underwater scientific needs, and after 4 years working there, I became chief of our diving team. I now [2012] organize all WSBS underwater projects and dive by myself with a great pleasure and always with a camera."
http://www.flickr.com/photos/a_semenov/

Sven Yrvind: small boat designer & sailor   Nov 10th, 2012 - Nov 10th, 2014
In 2012 Yrvind is celebrating his fifty-anniversary as a small boat sailor by starting a new project. A nonstop circumnavigation in a ten foot boat east about, south of the Capes; an year-and-a-half long journey.

Wizard's Eye Expedition   Mar 1st, 2013 - Dec 31st, 2018
The goal: to live the most outlandish experiences the world has to offer through a five-year world sailing circumnavigation. Emphasizing cultural engagement, high adventure, and extreme sport, the sailboat Wizard’s Eye acts as a base and staging point for expeditions ranging from deep sea cave diving to Mountaineering and everything in-between.
Year 1 - Mexico to New Zealand
Year 2 - New Zealand to India
Year 3 - India to South Africa
Year 4 - South Africa to the USA
Year 5 - Northwest Passage
The main character, Tyler Bradt, is a professional whitewater kayaker who holds the world record for the highest waterfall ever run in a kayak, 189.5 feet tall.

Anasazi Racing   Nov 26th, 2012 - Dec 31st, 2018
Anasazi Racing is James Burwick, Somira Sao and their three small children Tormentina, Raivo Max, and Pearl (ages 4, 2, & 2 months old). They are a family of five, making long distance ocean passages on a 40' performance sailboat. James is a professional climber & sailor. Somira was born in a Khmer Rouge work camp during the Pol Pot regime. She escaped & immigrated with her parents to the United States at age 4 as a Cambodian refugee.

Erik Weihenmayer    May 7th, 2013 - May 7th, 2018
http://twitter.com/ErikWeihenmayer
http://www.facebook.com/erik.weihenmayer
Blind adventurer, Next adventure: kayak the Grand Canyon.

Kirill Aristov's Travels   Jun 1st, 2014 - Jun 1st, 2018
self-powered, long distance kayak and bicycle trips.
2014 — ? (MAY 2014: I'm making cool route but don't want to share it ahead of time)
2013 — Paddling plus Trekking
2012 — Another World Brazil
2011 — Across Baikal
2010 — 2.700km in a kayak along the Volga
2008 — 10.000km by bike from Moscow to Vladivostok

Mahaweli Source to Sea: Sri Lanka's longest river   Jul 28th, 2014 - Oct 14th, 2014
Two Britons, Ian Packham and Kerim Morris. Planned start, August 26 to approx. Sept 14, 2014. Paddle and hike Source to Sea. Beginning at the country’s third highest peak, Totapola Kanda, to Bay of Bengal south of Trincomalee.

Kokatat Expedition teams   Aug 1st, 2014 - Aug 1st, 2024
Paddling expeditions.

Sealuanay   Aug 1st, 2014 - Aug 1st, 2020
A love of the ocean, adventure and the simple pleasure of sailing, coupled with a natural, creative talent have conspired to ensure that Christophe Launay is one of most inspiring photographers to emerge from France in recent years. His portfolio is a testament to his life experience with images ranging from powerful visions of offshore yacht racing, to serene and beautiful underwater compositions.


North Pacific
Row California - Mexico 2014   Jun 1st, 2014 - Oct 7th, 2014
On June 7, 2014 Elsa Hammond will depart from Monterey Bay, California to row at least 2,400 miles across the Pacific Ocean to Hawaii - alone in a 24 foot rowing boat for up to three months.
http://www.facebook.com/ElsaHammondPacificSoloRow
http://twitter.com/ElsaAHammond


South Pacific
Pacific Ocean crossing Chile - Australia   Oct 25th, 2013 - Dec 31st, 2018
Fyodor/Fedor Konyukhov will attempt to cross the Pacific Ocean from Valparaiso (Chile), and the finish after 200 days - in Brisbane (Australia)\rDecember 2013 to May 2014.\r
http://fedor-konyuhov.livejournal.com/

rOwPG - Pacific Ocean row   Jun 1st, 2014 - Dec 31st, 2014
rOwPG (in aid of our environmental education NGO in the former soviet Republic of Georgia). Monteray, California to Hawaii as part of New Ocean Wave's 2014 Pacific Ocean rowing race. From there they will continue on to Australia doing outreach work and collecting maritime archaeology data for Sarah's PhD. Leaving Monteray in June 2014, ending in December 2014.


North Atlantic
NY2SY Solo North Atlantic Row 2014   May 1st, 2014 - Sep 30th, 2014
https://twitter.com/NY2SYSolo

https://www.facebook.com/NY2SY

NY2SY Solo North Atlantic Row. Niall Iain Mcdonald rowing solo across the North Atlantic Ocean, from New York to Scotland. Begins May 2014. It's a distance of over 3400 miles and it will take him just over 3 months to complete the crossing.\rTRACKER\rhttp://www.ny2sy.co.uk/track-my-progress/

4 Icelanders: North Atlantic Row   Apr 23rd, 2013 - Dec 31st, 2014
A crew of four Icelanders whose goal is to row unsupported from Norway to Iceland, via Scotland and the Faroe Islands in 2013, and then in 2014 to continue to Greenland and Canada. On May 17th 2013 they launch from Kristiansand Norway.Captain: Kjartan Jakob Hauksson
http://www.facebook.com/northatlanticrow/


Indian
Solo Pacific Ocean row   Jan 1st, 2014 - Dec 31st, 2014
In 2014 Ben Turner will attempt a solo, unassisted and non-stop row across the Pacific Ocean; 12,797 km | 7,952 miles and 260+ days at sea. He wants to become the first Australian and youngest person to row the Pacific, and only the second Australian to ever row an ocean solo.
http://twitter.com/benpacificquest
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Ben-Turners-Pacific-Quest/230681034469


Arctic
Kayak Northwest Passage (Inuvik - Pond Inlet)   Jun 10th, 2014 - Sep 10th, 2014
Anne will be kayaking solo the Northweat Passage from Inuik (ice depending) to Pond Inlet.




Trek
Brazil9000 -Gareth Jones & Aaron Chervenakwill    Sep 1st, 2012 - Sep 1st, 2015
Gareth Jones (UK) and Aaron Chervenakwill (USA) plan to do a complete voyage from Brazil's most northern point at Caburaí, to its southern extreme at Chuíon at the border with Uruguay; covering a distance of over 9000km (5500miles) by foot, paddle and pedal.

Walking the Nile   Dec 1st, 2013 - Dec 1st, 2014
Levison Wood is walking the Nile from Source to Sea.
Twitter: https://twitter.com/WalkingTheNile
FB: https://www.facebook.com/WalkingTheNile

Expedition England   May 28th, 2014 - Nov 28th, 2014
Trekking with a stroller.

Esmeralda Expedition   Jul 7th, 2014 - Oct 5th, 2014
Across the South American Continent

GettingNoWhere: Mat & Ania   Jan 17th, 2012 - Dec 31st, 2018
Ania and Mat on bicycle journey from Europe to Asia.

BSES   Aug 1st, 2012 - Aug 1st, 2015
The Objective of the British Schools Exploring Society is to advance the education of young people by providing inspirational and challenging scientific expeditions to remote, wild environments and so promote the development of their confidence, teamwork, leadership and spirit of adventure and exploration.

Oasis of my Soul: Ara Gureghian & dog, Spirit.   Jan 1st, 2012 - Jan 1st, 2015
Ara: "A Journey which has began a bit over 5 years ago, still drawing the “Starting Line”, this endless path Spirit and I have embarked ourselves on. This time the “finish line” does not seem to be in sight. Our destination is unknown, it is the Journey that matters, it is our own growth that sits above it all and guide us through the many moments acquired these days. We pretty much try to follow the weather, North in the Summer and South in the Winter. We have been fortunate to acquire some Land in Texas, near Big Bend. I call it “The Oasis” and it’s giant Fire Ring is the Center of my own Universe where Serenity, Peace and Love reigns within the Spiritual Space we spend some time of the year, sheltered from the harsher elements residing North of us."

Journey America - Filipe Leite on horseback    Jul 8th, 2012 - Oct 1st, 2014
Filipe Leite, a 25-year old journalist from Toronto, Canada has embarked on a 10,000 mile, two year long expedition on horseback on July 8th, 2012. Leite's Journey America will take him through a dozen countries as he rides on horseback from Canada to Brazil. He is planning his route in small increments as he travels. Filipe is a second-generation cowboy and was inspired to take on this adventure after childhood stories passed along by his father of Swiss schoolteacher Aime Tschiffely riding two horses from Argentina to Washington D.C. in 1925.
Leite is averaging about 30 miles a day, usually taking two days a week to rest. He has reached the 1,000 mile mark of his journey which makes him eligible to become a member of the Long Riders Guild.
The journey, which Leite is documenting himself, can be followed on OutWildTV.com where daily updates and twice weekly dispatches are posted. Viewers can also follow along through Filipe's Twitter and Instagram accounts on the site.

Cycling 7 Continents   Aug 1st, 2013 - Aug 1st, 2015
In 2013, De Bruyn started an attempt to cycle continuously through all the continents, including Antarctica,
1. Australia - COMPLETED ON 12 NOVEMBER 2013
2. Europe - 12 May 2014
3. Middle East & Asia - Started 30 June 2014 (In Progress)
4. North America
5. South America
6. Antarctica
7. Africa




Polar
Arctic Venture - Yuri Klaver   Jul 1st, 2012 - Sep 30th, 2015
In July 2012, Dutch adventurer Yuri Klaver started attempting to cross Arctic North America and beyond, by kayak, skis and kite. The first leg of the expedition started just north of the Russian Kamchatka Peninsula where he crossed the Bering Strait to Alaska. He continued in 2014 from Alaska to carry on through the Northwest Passage, across Greenland to Iceland.

NSF - Arctic & Antarctic News   Feb 1st, 2013 - Feb 28th, 2017
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950. We fund a significant proportion of federally supported basic research.

Chris Davenport ski mountaineer   Nov 1st, 2013 - Dec 31st, 2018
Chris Davenport - ski mountaineer.

Sedna Northwest Passage snorkel   Nov 1st, 2013 - Dec 31st, 2016
Susan R. Eaton, a Calgary-based geologist, geophysicist, journalist and Arctic and Antarctic snorkeler, is leading two all-female extreme snorkel relays to the Canadian Arctic, in 2014 and 2016. The purpose of the proof of concept expedition (July 2014) and the larger Northwest Passage snorkel relay (summer 2016), is to raise awareness of disappearing sea ice and climate change in the Arctic and to engage Inuit women and girls in building sustainable communities.

Borge Ousland & Vincent Colliard: 20 World Largest Glaciers   Aug 1st, 2014 - Aug 1st, 2024
The Ice Legacy Project with Borge Ousland and Vincent Colliard is aiming to cross the 20 world largest glaciers: "Believe, Preserve, Transmit". First phase starts beginning of August 2014 on the ice of the Svalbard Archipelago. Together they plan to cross 20 of the largest glaciers in the world on skis, in a nearly 10-year journey that will take them from Russia to Alaska, and from Patagonia to Pakistan.


North Pole
British North Pole 2015   Feb 1st, 2015 - May 15th, 2015
Mark Wood, Louis Rudd and Paul Vicary plan a Canada to Geographic North Pole expedition. All three have skied full routes to the South Pole.

Paco Acedo & Miquel Cladera: Subpolar90degrees   Mar 1st, 2015 - Apr 25th, 2015
Skiing and diving 200 km to and at the North Pole.

Barneo Ice Camp near North Pole 90°N   Feb 1st, 2013 - Dec 31st, 2020
Barneo drifting Ice Camp opens every year in April for about a month on the Arctic sea ice near the North Pole, supporting scientific and skiers. Barneo ice airfield takes regular flights of an An-74 from Longyearbyen, Svalbard and two local based Mi-8 helicopters.

Northern Pole of Inaccessibility 2015   Jan 1st, 2015 - Jun 1st, 2015
In spring 2015, Sarah Weldon will set out from Russia with Polar Guide Hannah McKeand, to become the first people to reach the Arctic's fourth north pole, 'The Northern Pole of Inaccessibility'; sledge-hauling and on skis.

Mike O Shea & Clare O Leary, crossing ice fields   Feb 1st, 2013 - Feb 28th, 2015
Irish team, Mike and Clare crossing the major ice fields of the world.

Borge Ousland Exploration   Aug 21st, 2013 - Dec 31st, 2018
Greenland west-east.


South Pole
Antarctic Way Expedition 2014 - Fabien Docet   Sep 1st, 2014 - Mar 1st, 2015
Fabien Docet plans a solo expedition across Antarctica starting from German Neumeyer Station (near Novo Station), past Kohnen Station, on to the Geographic South Pole, then Vostok Station, Dome C, ending at Dumont D'Urville (FR). According to him it is a distance of more than 5000 km. Departure September/October 2014.

Ousland Axel Heiberg - South Pole   Oct 1st, 2014 - Feb 1st, 2015
An group of skiers organized by Ousland Polar Exploration will be heading up Axel Heiberg Glacier to the South Pole.

Ramon Larramendi & team: Antarctica circular route 2015-16   Nov 1st, 2015 - Feb 28th, 2016
The objective is to accomplish a circular 7000 km (4349.59 mi) route inside the continent during the months of November 2015 until February 2016, one hundred days of duration. Plateau Station - South Pole of Inaccessibility - Vostok - Concordia - Dome Argus Kulun - Dome Fuji - End Novo.

Richard Parks South Pole 2014-15   Oct 1st, 2014 - Feb 28th, 2015
In the 2014-15 season Richard plans to attempt the longest solo, unsupported and unassisted Antarctic journey in history. This expedition will also have a unique twist, which is to be revealed 2014, he announced Oct. 2013.

ANI (Adventure Network International)   Feb 1st, 2013 - Dec 31st, 2018
ANI supports expeditions that ski, climb, fly or drive on Antarctica. They operate from Punta Arenas in Chile, with base camp, Union Glacier (79° 45'S, 083° 14'W), on Antarctica.

ALE (Antarctic Logistics and Expeditions)   Feb 1st, 2013 - Dec 31st, 2018
ALE provides the logistic support and safety backup needed for climbing groups to Mount Vinson and other Antarctica peaks, expeditions to the South Pole and flights to Antarctica. They operate from Punta Arenas in Chile, with base camp, Union Glacier (79° 45'S, 083° 14'W), on Antarctica. ALE owns ANI.

ALCI (Antarctic Logistics Centre International)   Feb 1st, 2013 - Dec 31st, 2018
ALCI provides the logistic support and safety backup needed for climbing groups and ski expeditions to the South Pole operating from Cape Town, South Africa, to Novo Base (70° 46’37”S, 011° 49’26”E) on Antarctica.

Tractors to the South Pole: Manon Ossevoort   Oct 1st, 2014 - Mar 1st, 2015
For years the "Tractor Girl" from The Netherlands, Manon Ossevoort, has been chasing her dream. Now it has become reality with a main sponsor that came on board, the tractor manufacturer, Massey Ferguson. Their expedition will emulate the achievement of Edmund Hillary, who reached the South Pole in 1958 using three Ferguson tractors. It is planned that three MF 5600 tractors will reach the South Pole 56 years after Hillary's achievement in the 2014-5 season. This will also be the 56th Anniversary year of the birth of the Massey Ferguson brand name.

McMurdo Station Webcams (USAP / NSF)   Feb 1st, 2013 - Dec 31st, 2018
Arrival Heights Camera, Observation Hill Camera, McMurdo Mobile Camera, as well as links to South Pole Station and Palmer Station cameras.

Antarctic Sun Science Articles   Aug 1st, 2012 - Aug 1st, 2015
Science news items and articles displayed on "The Antarctic Sun" website.

Antarctic Sun Featured Articles   Aug 1st, 2012 - Aug 1st, 2015
Featured news items and articles displayed on "The Antarctic Sun" website.

Antarctic Sun Around the Continent Updates   Aug 1st, 2012 - Aug 1st, 2015
General news items and articles from the Antarctic stations and research vessels. The Antarctic Sun, part of the U.S. Antarctic Program, is funded by the National Science Foundation (contract number NSFDACS1219442). Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

NOAA South Pole Live Camera   Nov 1st, 2012 - Apr 30th, 2017
Photos of the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station taken every 15 minutes (if a relay satellite is available for transmission) from the roof of the National Science Foundation's Atmospheric Research Observatory (ARO) which houses NOAA/ESRL's Clean Air Facility.

In order to preserve the life of the camera, it is tilted down toward the snow when the sun is in the field of view, which occurs for several weeks around sunset (March) and sunrise (September) when the sun marches in a circle above the horizon. From mid-April until mid-August the moon and the aurora australis provide the only natural lighting. The camera is shut off from about mid April to early September.


Greenland
Pacific Ocean row 2014 and Greenland 2015   Apr 1st, 2014 - Sep 30th, 2015
Fyodor/Fedor Konyukhov and Victor Simonov have completed a dogsled expedition from the North Pole to Canada in 2013 (route was originally to Greenland). They plan to continue from the North of Greenland to the Southern tip of Greenland in 2015. Total duration 4 months. Total distance approx 4000 km. In 2014 Fedor is rowing across the Pacific Ocean solo, unassisted.

Adrift 2015: Surviving on an Iceberg   Apr 1st, 2015 - Jun 15th, 2015
Alex Bellini: Live on a Greenland iceberg till it breaks down. Floats northwest.

Ralph Villiger & Harald Fichtinger sail & climb Greenland 2014   Aug 1st, 2014 - Oct 1st, 2014
In August 2014 the two men plan to sail from Iceland to East Greenland, Liverpool Land north of Scoresby Sound. In Liverpool Land they will attempt first ascents and thereafter sail back to Scotland.

Amputee across Greenland, 2015   May 1st, 2015 - Jun 15th, 2015
Unassisted unsupported west-east Crossing of the Greenland Ice Cap by an Amputee, Peter Bowker. World first, according to team.
https://twitter.com/65degnorth
https://www.facebook.com/65degreesnorth





World
Nexus Human Power Circumnavigation   May 18th, 2012 - Dec 31st, 2018
Dimitri Kieffer circumnavigating the world through human power while connecting different societies, civilizations and landscapes.

Dave Cornthwaite   May 1st, 2013 - May 1st, 2018
25 journeys by different non-motorized means, each 1000+ miles. 7 journeys down, 18 to go (May 2013).
http://www.facebook.com/expedition1000
http://twitter.com/davecorn

Angelo Wilkie-Page Human-powered circumnavigation   Jun 23rd, 2014 - Dec 31st, 2018
First Angelo wants to travel around the world from East to West and then from Pole to Pole (Expedition 720°). Angelo's expedition kicks off in August 2014 when he starts cycling from Los Angeles in California to Anchorage in Alaska.