Jerry Kobalenko

Gear: Medical Scale

Years ago, when I was just beginning arctic travel,...

Legends Series: Richard Francis Burton

Richard Francis Burton differs from our previous legends, in...

What is Your Favourite Piece of Gear?

We all have our gear favorites: an item or...

Dealing With Wildlife: Polar Bears

In a conversation about the Arctic, British explorer Ranulph...

Weekend Warm-Up: Andrzej Bargiel Skis K2

ExWeb extensively covered Andrzej Bargiel's astonishing 2018 ski descent...

The Longest Unsupported Polar Trek

News broke this week of an unheralded 2018 arctic...

Polar Travel Tips: Hand and Foot Care in the Cold

At -20°C, the world is pretty normal. It's just...

Weekend Warm-up: Banff Festival Trailer

Every year, the trailer for the Banff Centre Mountain...

Dealing with Wildlife, Part 1: Cougars

On New Year's Day, 2001, my wife and I...

Mingote Turns Back, Mohr Continues

Sergi Mingote turned around shortly after leaving Camp 2...

Weekend Warm-Up: Alex Honnold Kicks Back

In these two short clips, Alex Honnold shows that...

Legends Series: Interview with Borge Ousland

No one has as many firsts in the polar...

Kamchatka Ski Expedition Aborted

Endurance athletes Ray Zahab and Stefano Gregoretti have ended...

Bodies Found, Nanga Parbat Search Ends

Daniele Nardi's team has posted a final message on...

Gear Review: Using Camp Stoves on Polar Expeditions

Early one spring in Resolute, the gateway to High...

Search Called Off; Nardi, Ballard Assumed Dead

The search on Nanga Parbat for the two climbers...

Nanga Parbat: Weather Delays Search Again

Rain, wind and low clouds again postponed the increasingly...

“Holy S**t!” Free Solo Wins Oscar

Jimmy Chin's unscripted response when Free Solo won the...

5 Polar Expeditions for the Genuine Explorer

At first, going to a Pole is interesting, but by the tenth...

Legends Series: Interview with Tom Hornbein

Tom Hornbein has been interviewed countless times about May...

Breaking News: O’Brady Scorches 129Km in One Push, Finishes Antarctic Crossing

At 12:40pm Eastern Time on Boxing Day, 33-year-old Colin...

Update: Race Across Antarctica Nears the End

With 100km to go as of Christmas morning, Colin...

Just What is a Circumnavigation?

ExWeb Ambassador Erden Eruç Debates with Tatiana Rezvaya-Crutchlow of the...

Gear Review: Compass Tray

A compass tray is a lightweight harness that holds...

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