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Three Training Locations for Polar Travelers

For the aspiring polar sledder, gaining the necessary experience to head off alone on the ice is difficult. Unlike kayaking or climbing, you can't just hone your skills at the local crag or river. Learning the dark arts of polar travel requires a serious outlay of cash and time, and the ability to t...

Ash Routen

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