Poles

Three Training Locations for Polar Travelers

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

Colin O’Brady, Reality TV and Rowing to Antarctica

Last Christmas day, a team of six landed on...

Transarctic Kiters Finish 6-Year Crossing of Siberia

In 2015, a group of Russian explorers began a...

10 Things You Should Avoid Doing in the Polar Regions

  1. Wearing tight garments Technical compression socks and underwear may...

Lake Baikal 2020 Crossing: Short Talk with Adventurers

Lake Baikal (Siberia, Russia) is the world’s largest lake...

Arctic 2020: The Final Roundup

With no new expeditions starting because of COVID-19, the...

Lake Baikal 2020: Season Wrap-up

Lake Baikal crossings have ended for the year. All...

Arctic 2020: Week Four Roundup

While new arctic expeditions have all been scrubbed because...

Cancelled, Cancelled, Cancelled: Now the North Pole Season is Off

With the news that Norway has closed its borders,...

Arctic 2020: Week Three Roundup

A speed record has already fallen on Lake Baikal,...

British Soloist Sets Baikal Speed Record

Michael Stevenson has broken the speed record for an...

Weekend Warm-Up: Shades of Water-Ice

Anna von Bötticher, 49, has been freediving since 2007....

Arctic 2020: Week Two Roundup

This spring's arctic expeditions have begun to ramp up....

The Icarus Project: 3,000Km of Sledding, Then Climb Denali

In 2016, Matthieu Bélanger created the crazily ambitious Icarus...

Arctic 2020: The Roundup So Far

While it's early for Canadian Arctic expeditions -- the...

A 1,000km Ski Across Lapland

Today, Switzerland's Rachel Bandieri begins a solo, unsupported 1,000km...

Exclusive: Borge Ousland on Crossing the Arctic Ocean in Winter

Just over two months ago Borge Ousland and Mike...

Crossing Iceland in Winter

Polish adventurer Łukasz Supergan is no stranger to long...

Baikal Ice Update

An all-too-familiar wrinkle these days may make it harder...

Arctic Travel Tips

The sun returns to Grise Fiord, Canada's northernmost village,...

Lake Baikal 2020: The Crossings Begin

Six hundred and thirty-six kilometres long, 79km wide and...

ExWeb Ambassadors Complete Antarctic Expeditions

Separately, two ExWeb ambassadors, Ryan Waters and Sarah McNair-Landry,...

Yuki Sekiguchi: Three Months Solo Through Arctic Canada

Japanese explorer Yuki Sekiguchi is in his third winter...

Antarctica Week Nine: The Season Winds Down

Many expeditions to the Pole have wrapped up, but...

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