Arctic

Exploration Mysteries: Eduard Von Toll

In 1900, during the last of the glory days...

The Dire Struggles of the Polar Cruise Industry

Polar cruise logistics have never been easy. Although normally...

The Inside Story of Barneo, the Floating Ice Camp Near the North Pole

The North Pole season, based out of the floating...

Breaking: North Pole Season Canceled Again

For the third year in a row, the North...

1,000km By Ski Across Svalbard

French adventurer Vincent Colliard and filmmaker Caroline Cote are...

Crossing Canada From North to South

In 2018, six young Canadians completed a 1,500km canoe...

A Polar Traveler Looks at Winter K2

Although I've lived in the Canadian Rockies for over...

Russian Woman Sets Longest Under-Ice Swim Record

Yekaterina Nekrasova, 40, has broken the world record for...

Top Expeditions 1970-2020, #2: North Pole Round Trip

It was a project so daunting that even Borge...

Top Expeditions 1970-2020, #4: North Pole at Night

In 2006, during the long, dark arctic winter, Borge...

Surviving Extreme Winter Dangers

In winter travel, physical suffering, mental hardship, and discomfort...

The Weird Natural Rock Art of Lake Baikal

Poetically known as Baikal Zen, this rare effect happens...

Weekend Warm-Up: Stødig

Living in the fast lane isn’t for everyone. This...

Greenland, Updated: An Evacuation and Some First Ascents

Norwegian guide Are Johansen and British client Preet Chandi...

Greenland Expeditions: One Retreats, One Evacuates, One Nears the Finish

Poor conditions have continued on the Greenland Ice Sheet,...

Storms, Deep Snow Hinder Greenland Expeditions

Despite unfavorable conditions, the three Greenland expeditions are progressing...

Man Killed by Polar Bear in Svalbard

An unidentified man died yesterday after being attacked by...

Northwest Passage Sailor Ignores Arctic COVID Restrictions

Every summer, a half dozen cruise ships and a...

Surprise! Expeditions Head to Greenland

Despite travel challenges, a few determined groups of trekkers...

Weekend Warm-Up: Coppermine River Expedition 2012

How would you spend a getaway with the boys?...

Open, Opening or Closed: Adventure Destinations in the Summer of COVID

Countries around the globe are at very different stages...

Base Camp Chat: Video Interview with Polar Guide Eric Philips

In this first in a series of video interviews...

Coping with Isolation and Extremes: Interview with Peter Suedfeld

Climbing mountains, skydiving and polar expeditions are some peoples...

Three Training Locations for Polar Travelers

For the aspiring polar sledder, gaining the necessary experience...

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