Arctic

Marzin Toomaszewski on Pakistan's Uli Biaho Tower in 2021.

The First Big-Wall Winter Climb in Greenland

On Sunday, Poland's Marcin Tomaszewski and Pavel Haldas head...
Samuel Lalande-Markon in March 2022

A 2,800km Bike-and-Ski Traverse of the Entire Length of Quebec

On Feb. 1, Simon-Pierre Goneau and Samuel Lalande-Markon will...
first arctic primates found

Primate Ancestors Lived in High Arctic 52M Years Ago

Researchers have discovered evidence of the first known primate...
dental work in a tent

The Well-Prepared Adventurer: Ousland Plays Dentist on Past Expedition

If you think you hate the dentist now, wait...
alexander nordvall

‘Intense Hours’: Frigid Big-Wall Solo North Of Arctic Circle

Just a few days into the new year, Finnish...
Diving the wreck of the Erebus

Leather Journal Among New Artifacts Discovered at HMS Erebus Wreck

When the sailors of HMS Erebus abandoned her to...
niko schirmer wavy

Weekend Warm-Up: A Skier’s ‘Scariest’ Ever Run Is A Standout Adventure

When I hit play on "WAVY — The voyage...
Magor uses his sled as a bridge to hop over a lead in late spring.

Top 10 Expeditions of 2022, #10: 835Km on Axel Heiberg Island

Last spring, self-professed "pensioners" John Dunn and Graeme Magor...
Barneo

Will Iconic North Pole Station Barneo Ever Open Again?

If you’re planning to head to the North Pole...
Sergey Zimov in the opening scenes of "Pleistocene Park."

Film Review: Climate Change Optimism and Fatalism Battle in ‘Pleistocene Park’

It's a well-used trope that freshly minted parents view...
Jerry Kobalenko receives the Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal

ExWeb Editor Honored For Exploration, Arctic Work

ExplorersWeb editor Jerry Kobalenko is no stranger to plaudits....
erik boomer sarah mcnair-landry kayak rappel

Adventure Photo of the Week: Arctic Kayak Rappel

Arctic adventurers Sarah McNair-Landry and Erik Boomer have spent...
pink northern lights

Solar Storm Creates Rare Pink Aurora

On Nov. 3, a dazzling display of rare pink...
brit rock

Two Months Kayaking, Big-Wall Climbing in Greenland: Doc Drops This Week

This summer, a six-person team ventured to Greenland, kayaking...
a man flies a drone at sunset

Norway Arrests Russian Drone Pilot Amid Clamp Down on Flying in Svalbard

Dual Russian-British national Andrey Yakunin was arrested on Oct....
a bar-tailed godwit

Bird Sets Record for Nonstop 13,560km Flight

What were you doing on Oct. 13? Did you...
Ousland and Colliard raise their arms in celebration at the end of the ice cap crossing

Ousland, Colliard Cross Devon Island Ice Cap

Borge Ousland and Vince Colliard have completed their crossing...
Two sailors sit on their boat with an icy shoreline behind them.

Catamaran Journey Through Northwest Passage Ends Just 400Km Short

Wind and waves in the Northwest Passage ended more...
The sun sets over Alaskan mountains, making a beautiful orange glow.

Exploration Mysteries: Alaskan Disappearances

Alaska has the highest rate of disappearances in the...
swimmier in icy water, clutching an ice floe

Canada to Greenland Swim Falls Short

Last week, TV personality Justin Fornal couldn't boat through...
cliffs and fog on NW Baffin Island

Arctic Cowboys Abort Northwest Passage Kayak Expedition

West Hansen and Jeff Wueste, already down a team...
svalbard cruise fined

Big Fines Given for Illicit Firearms on Board Svalbard Ships

If you’re going to carry a gun on Svalbard,...

Billionaires’ Club Undertakes Treasure Hunt for Greenland Minerals

While adventurers have long coveted Greenland for its virgin...
portrait during a tv interview

TV Host To Swim From Canada to Greenland

Author and television host Justin Fornal is preparing to...

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