Latitude: 86.265, Longitude: -62.48 | Dist To Pole: 258.4 Miles | View Maps
April 19th, 2014
On one hand the spindrift that blows on newly formed leads ids a good thing. It acts a little like cement freezing to the salty ice and firming it (ever so slightly) up. On the other hand, it can also cover small cracks as well as the color and texture of ice that help us determine if ice is 'safe'. Safe...
April 18th, 2014
Mornings are especially difficult for me. Its not just here, they've always been hard. For some reason, it takes about three hours of skiing before I feel like I can actually make it through the day. Luckily Ryan takes the first shift. Still, struggling to put one foot in front of the other today,...
April 17th, 2014
We tried to make 86 degrees north latitude today but the conveyor belt of ice pushing us backwards didn't allow it. In fact, since I got in the tent we've lost .024 of a degree of northward progress - in roughly an hour. Frustrating. Especially since we had relatively good ice conditions. Double...
February 11th, 2014
Duration: 1.30 min.
While polar expeditions are extremely difficult endeavors and I spend a lot of my time in between adventures trying to adjust to normal life.
February 6th, 2014
Duration: 2.22 min.
Here is a look back at my 2010 North Pole expedition. The route from Cape Discovery Ellesmere Island, Canada to the Geographic North Pole spans 490 miles - at least if you were to measure the distance in a straight line, but as you can see, nothing about the route or the expedition is straight forward. This particular expedition was part of my Save the Poles expedition - a world record journey to the South Pole, North Pole and top of Mt. Everest all in one year.
January 31st, 2014
Duration: 1.60 min.
Sometimes, getting out for a short run makes the world look a whole lot better.
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