Polar Expeditions

This website aims at covering polar expeditions by publishing an introdution and linking to the official expedition website. Major expeditions are followed-up more closely through regularly published news, pictures galleries and multimedia files.

  • Expedición andes Antárcticos

    Expedición andes Antárcticos

    abandoned - from 15.11.2009 to 30.01.2010

    The Chilean explorer Christian Donoso and his companion Mario Sepúlvedra plan to embark on an unusual trip of over 1 600 km around the Antarctic Peninsula. One part of this journey will be by kayak, while the other will be on foot, trekking over the high plateaux, using their sea-kayaks as sledges.

  • To the South Pole and beyond…

    To the South Pole and beyond…

    success - from 10.11.2009 to 30.01.2010

    Norway's Cecilie Skog and the American Ryan Waters will be setting out from Berkner Island in an attempt to reach the South Pole. And continue beyond, time and weather permitting.

  • Antarctic Odyssey

    Antarctic Odyssey

    success - from 10.11.2009 to 30.01.2010

    Major Meagan McGrath, aerospace engineer with the Canadian Air Force, has requested unpaid leave to embark on two adventures: to reach the South Pole from Patriot Hills and to attempt to climb five of the world's highest mountains, without oxygen.

  • Moon Regan Transantarctic Expedition

    Moon Regan Transantarctic Expedition

    scheduled - from 10.11.2009 to 30.01.2010

    Dreamed up by Andrew Regan and Andrew Moon, this expedition will attempt to cross the Antarctic continent from Hercules Inlet to McMurdo, via the South Pole.

  • South Pole from the Ronne Ice Shelf

    South Pole from the Ronne Ice Shelf

    success - from 10.11.2009 to 30.01.2010

    The veteran Canadian Arnold Witzig (60) has recruited the famous explorer Hannah McKeand to assist and guide him from the Ronne Ice Shelf to the South Pole.

  • Save the Poles

    Save the Poles

    success - from 09.11.2009 to 30.01.2010

    Polar explorer Eric Larsen has set himself a challenge of some size: to reach the three poles (North, South and Everest) in under 365 days.

  • 670 Arctic Miles South Pole Expedition

    670 Arctic Miles South Pole Expedition

    scheduled - from 05.11.2009 to 30.01.2010

    In March 2009, two young Swedes had the bright idea of conquering the South Pole. For fun. Eight months later, they are on the point of making their dream come true.

  • Kaspersky Commonwealth Antarctic Expedition

    Kaspersky Commonwealth Antarctic Expedition

    success - from 04.11.2009 to 30.01.2010

    To mark the 60th anniversary of the creation of the Commonwealth and to promote intercultural exchanges all over the world -and exploits by women in particular- eight women will be attempting the trek from Hercules Inlet to the South Pole.

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The Coldest Journey (Sir Ranulph Fiennes & Team)

Antarctic 2012-2013 - ongoing

25.10.2012 -

Sir Ranulph Fiennes is back in the Antarctic for a world first. He will lead a team of explorers to conquer…

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