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Roundup: Spring Arctic Expeditions

Late April-early May is the best time for High...

The Steps of John Rae Retraced

Members of the Arctic Return team, David Reid and...

Injuries Plague Arctic Expeditions

Just a few days into the first leg of...

Masatatsu Abe on a Hard Trek to the South Pole

In January, Masatatsu Abe finally reached the South Pole,...

North Pole Season Cancelled

After 10 days of delays, the political wranglings between...

Politics Puts North Pole Skiers, Marathoners on Ice

Political tensions between Russia and Ukraine have delayed flights...

Kite-Skiing for Polar Travelers

In 1888, Fridtjof Nansen and his team became the...

Legends Series: Interview with Borge Ousland

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

Baikal Wrap-up: A New Speed Record, and a Record for Most Unscheduled Swims

Sledding on Lake Baikal in Siberia has come to...

Eric Philips: ExplorersWeb’s Latest Ambassador

Australian polar guide, Eric Philips, has skied across ice...

Crossing the Northwest Passage, in Stages

From his home in Iqaluit, on southern Baffin Island,...

Now, This is Kiting!

In January, a four-man Spanish team completed a 2,500km...

Gear Review: Using Camp Stoves on Polar Expeditions

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

Why I Left the Explorers Club

The adjective “prestigious” is commonly used to describe the...

The Man Who Tried to Walk from Alaska to China

Last July, 47-year-old John Martin left Anchorage, Alaska and...

Fat Biking James Bay

Earlier this month, Eric Batty, Buck Miller, Ryan Atkins...

Ski Expedition Across Kamchatka Begins

Canadian endurance athlete Ray Zahab and his partner, Italian...

One Helluva Race, or the Race From Hell: 700Km, -40, Nine Days, Little Sleep

The Montane Yukon Arctic Ultra may be a little...

Sledding Season Begins on Lake Baikal

[Article Updated with new information on 17th February 2019] Just...

Going Left Where Others Go Right: Interview with Rebel Arctic Traveler Yasu Ogita

Yasu Ogita first felt the call of the Arctic...

Retracing the Steps of John Rae

Next month, David Reid, a veteran High Arctic outfitter...

The 10 Most Popular Routes to the South Pole

Editor's note, Feb, 9, 2019: This story has been...

Antarctica 2018-2019: Final Recap

Solo to the South Pole With Jenny Davis airlifted to...

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