This section is featuring the latest news regarding adventure in the polar regions and from the expeditions we are following closely.
Published on 25.11.2012 - 2012 South Georgia (K.F. Olsen with M. & V. Simmonsson)
The three Baffin Babes, Kristin Folsland, Olsen Emma Simmonsson and Vera Simmonsson are now back from South Georgia.
Published on 03.11.2012 - Arctic Return Adventure Tour
The Arctic Return expedition is a quite important one, because first, Audun Tholfsen and Timo Palo reached the Svalbard archipelago from North Pole, and second because they have drawn an itinerary that famous explorer Fridtjof Nansen could have taken if he had not been forced to abandon his trek to the North Pole.
Published on 30.10.2012 - The Coldest Journey (Sir Ranulph Fiennes & Team)
We have seldom the opportunity to analyse in detail how all these polar adventurers/explorers dress themselves for their long trek on the ice. This time Fiennes' website has published a quite interesting article about the basic clothing of such an expedition.
Published on 28.10.2012 - 2012 South Georgia (K.F. Olsen with M. & V. Simmonsson)
The three Baffin Babes left the Falklands Island on 14 October. They touched South Georgia four days later, after having vomited two days in a row.
Published on 25.10.2012 - General Info
With so many people being at the South Pole (SP) last year for the Centenary, we could expect to see much fewer people trying to reach it this coming season. Indeed they are few expeditions going to the Antarctic this winter (austral summer). Nevertheless, some of them are quite fascinating.
Published on 24.10.2012 - General Info
Dear polar followers, for the present time we are preparing the antarctic season and its related expeditions.
Published on 12.10.2012 - The Coldest Journey (Sir Ranulph Fiennes & Team)
Legendary polar explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes dropped by the ExploraPoles HQ today, to meet up with our own Alain Hubert. Sr Ranulph is currently preparing for a major polar challenge: The Coldest Journey on Earth, which will see him and five companions attempt to cross Antarctica in winter.
Published on 13.07.2012 - General Info
The International Polar Guides Association (IPGA) has just been launched by professional polar guides. Its mission is to facilitate the development and preservation of high quality professional guiding in polar ice environments.
Published on 07.07.2012 - Expédition Pôle Nord 2012
Having been dropped on 4 April at the North Pole, the two frenchmen came back on land on 24 April. According to the protagonists, the scientific programm has been unfolded as planned.
Published on 08.04.2012 - Expédition Pôle Nord 2012
Alan Le Tressoler and Julien Gabon had to wait fourteen days in Longyearbyen before flying to the Pole. On Wednesday 4 April, the landing strip the Russian were preparing at NP was finally ready and the russian plane Antonov could leave the Svalbard.