Arctic

Arctic Roundup: Suffering Through Baffin Island

In our latest arctic roundup, the Baffin Island pair...

Natural Wonders: Pingualuit Crater

In the Nunavik region of northern Quebec, not far...

Veteran Arctic Travelers to Traverse Axel Heiberg Island

Arctic veterans John Dunn and Graeme Magor will soon...
Location of Transglobal Arctic Expedition F-150 truck loss. Image: CBC News

Transglobal Car Expedition Loses Vehicle Through Ice; Local Inuit Village Outraged

On March 23, an international group known as the...

Arctic Roundup: An Island Too Far?

In our latest arctic roundup, Baffin Island looks to...

Polar Travel: Tips for Better Manhauling

I used to feel that there wasn't much to...

Mushroom Monster

Once upon an earlier time, I was doing ethnographic...

Arctic Roundup: New Expeditions Ready to Begin

As two expeditions near their end, three more prepare...

Four Kayakers Will Try to Paddle the Entire Northwest Passage in One Season

The fabled Northwest Passage is changing as the world...

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...
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Arctic, Antarctica Shatter Heat Records Simultaneously

Over the weekend, soaring temperatures near the planet’s poles...

Arctic Roundup: Sastrugi and Soft Snow

Barneo is indefinitely closed but a few Arctic expeditions...

Great Tales in Mountaineering History: Mount Asgard, 1994

In 1994, Noel Craine, Paul Pritchard, Steve Quinlan, and...

Arctic Roundup: Not So Fast

After signs that arctic expeditions were set to resume...

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...

Buying Polar Gear: A Cost-Saving Tip

A few weeks ago, a reader asked when it...

Arctic Roundup: Expeditions Set Off

While the Barneo ice station is cancelled again this...

Barneo Ice Station Canceled for Another Year

Unsurprisingly, Barneo has canceled its 2022 season. Citing lingering...

Science Links of the Week

Elks are too smart for their own good: Elk...

As COVID Eases, Arctic Expeditions Resume

Even after the early lockdowns lifted, severe travel restrictions...

Two Adventure Athletes to Cross Ellesmere Island

Canadian adventure athletes Ray Zahab and Kevin Vallely fly...

Tip: To Avoid Frostbite at Polar Temperatures, Cut Off the Elastic Cuff on Gloves

The first time I realized that your circulation is...
Photo Tete-Michel Kpomassie, the first african in greenland

At 80, Greenland’s First African Visitor Returns to Live Out His Final Years in the Arctic

In the summer of 1965, Tété-Michel Kpomassie became the...
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8 Arctic Countries, 4,000 km by Bike in Winter

On February 2, ultra-distance Italian cyclist Omar Di Felice...

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