Poles

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...

Virus Reaches Antarctica

Until yesterday, Antarctica was the only continent on earth...

Robert Scott’s Scales Returned to Antarctica

The Salter scales have returned to Antarctica, after years...

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: Mountain of Ice

In January 2001, Jon Krakauer, Conrad Anker and six...

Weekend Warm-Up: Stødig

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

Explorers’ Diseases

This year, we learned just how quickly a disease...

Fakin’ It: Exploration Hoaxes, Part I

In exploration, hoaxes are acts of deception for personal...

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...

ALE Cancels Antarctic Season

Antarctic Logistics & Expeditions (ALE) has just confirmed that...

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...

Greenland Expeditions Underway

COVID drags on, but a few resourceful expeditions have...

Weekend Warm-Up: USS Nautilus Operation Sunshine

In 1958, President Eisenhower ordered a U.S. Navy mission...

Surprise! Expeditions Head to Greenland

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

ExWeb Dispatches | Series 2: Antarctica

ExWeb Dispatches Series 1 visited Elbrus with ExWeb Ambassador...

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...

Sign up for Explorersweb Enews

×