Arctic

sonar image of Ernest Shackleton's last ship

Ernest Shackleton’s Lost Ship Found in Labrador Sea

The Royal Canadian Geographical Society has announced the discovery...
lone traveler in red on sea ice

Arctic Roundup: Spring Season Ends With a Flurry

Despite a slow start to the spring season, May...
Expedition AKOR team.

Canada West to East Trades Pedals for Paddles

Nicolas Roulx and Catherine Chagnon have completed the cycling...
Justin Barbour on Lac Otelnuk.

Spring Causes Change of Plans On Quebec-Labrador Journey

Almost a year ago, in June 2023, Justin Barbour...
amphibious, six-wheeled vehicles in the snow

Ambitious ‘Transglobal’ Car Expedition Gets Shut Down in Greenland

A dozen explorers intent on driving special amphibious vehicles...
melting sea ice and open water

Charges Dropped Against Northwest Passage Kayakers

In an Iqaluit courtroom on Monday, charges against four...
Nicolas Roulx and Catherine Chagnon at their start point.

Canada West to East Kicks Off From Alaska Border

Nicolas Roulx and Catherine Chagnon have set off on...
Tent in snowy arctic scene

Arctic Roundup: North Pole Failure, Northwest Passage Success, Antarctic Training

Apart from another failed attempt to open the Barneo...
parachutish in the stratosphere

Russians Parachute from Stratosphere Over North Pole

The Barneo ice camp near the North Pole may...
group of arctic skiers standing in front of a building in an arctic village

Arctic Roundup: Spring Season Begins

The Barneo ice station will reopen this year for...
hauling a red kayak through a whiteout

Wind, Waves Foil Last Leg of Scandinavian Winter Trilogy

Cycling and pulling a sled during the worst of...
A canoe on a frozen lake in Canada.

Canada West to East: The North to South Gang Begins Another Mega-Journey Soon

Two years after (mostly) crossing Canada from north to...
A wooly mammoth recreation at the Shanghai Natural History Museum

Breakthrough Draws ‘De-Extinction’ of Mammoth Nearer

Colossal Biosciences announced yesterday that it has created cells...
tent, sleds and skis as the sun sets

A Polar Training Site in Northern Norway

A few years ago, I wrote an article for...
ice climbing at dusk

Winter Climbing Areas, Part IV: Swedish Lapland With Fredrik Strang

With spring just two weeks away, it's almost time...
a skier pulling a sled into a sunset

Resourceful Solo Skier Aces Iceland Winter Crossing

Along with one distinctive Led Zeppelin song, the ravaging...
Justin Barbour with his traditional kit.

Solo Labrador Trekker Enters New Phase

Justin Barbour reached the mostly abandoned mining town of...
Jean Malaurie in 1997.

Pioneering Arctic Author Jean Malaurie Dies at 101

Classic arctic books are rare, but the author of...
Alex Honnold portrait plus him climbing

A Conversation With Alex Honnold About His New Series, ‘Arctic Ascent’

BY ALEXANDER HARO On a Tuesday afternoon in August of...
The Erebus on a rare calm day.

Erebus At Risk: Researchers Running Out of Time To Investigate Franklin’s Ship

Researchers only discovered the wrecks of HMS Erebus and...
a crater

Russia’s Exploding Craters Finally Explained?

High up in Russia's Gydan and Yamal peninsula, there...
Barneo ice camp.

Barneo North Pole Camp To Reopen, If You’re Willing to Go Through Russia

Barneo, a floating ice camp typically set up 100km...
plaque to thomas george street

The Radford and Street Disaster: Death of a Good Man

A while back, I was gazing at a bronze...

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