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This section is featuring the latest news regarding adventure in the polar regions and from the expeditions we are following closely.

  • Flashes of light and olfactory hallucinations

    Published on 07.05.2007 - Mars North Pole Solo

    Having struggled to reach latitude 87, Rosie Stancer continues to suffer. She reports that the ice is truly dreadful this year. Nonetheless, she remains in good spirits and her excellent sense of British humour is still intact...

  • Measuring snow depth

    Published on 05.05.2007 - General Info

    Yesterday, Hubert and Dansercoer took their fourteenth reading of the depth of the snow covering the pack-ice, part of a task assigned to them by the ESA for its forthcoming CryoSat-2 mission.

  • The hard side of the Pole

    Published on 01.05.2007 - The Arctic Arc

    Things are not going to be easy for the two men. Not only is the expedition far from being over, also, on this side of the Pole, the ice is a whole lot less suitable for gliding...

  • Chaos, Once More

    Published on 30.04.2007 - The Arctic Arc

    They were hoping the flat ice found at the North Pole would foreshadow what they were to encounter on their way down to Greenland. But no. Not at all.

  • Despite awful conditions, R. Stancer keeps moving

    Published on 27.04.2007 - Mars North Pole Solo

    After her first resupply, briton Rosie Stancer keeps moving towards North Pole despite the frightful ice and weather conditions she has to cope with. As she received her first resupply, her sledge is also a lot heavier.

  • The Pole and everything it comes with

    Published on 25.04.2007 - The Arctic Arc

    The Belgians Alain Hubert and Dixie Dansercoer reached the North Pole at 10 30 pm (GMT +4) yesterday evening. The last day had been particularly tiring.

  • They made it to the Pole, in spite of everything

    Published on 25.04.2007 - North Pole Quest

    Richard Weber and his clients have also just reached the North Pole without any mishaps.

  • Tonight, the Pole

    Published on 24.04.2007 - The Arctic Arc

    After 53 days of exertion, the Hubert Dansercoer duo reached the North Pole tonight. A first big victory.

  • They have come to Clyde River

    Published on 23.04.2007 - Global Warming 101 Expedition

    Saturday April 14th, the Global Warming 101 expedition lead by Will Steger came to the small port of Clyde River, along the East coast of the Baffin island. Once again, a warm welcome awaited them.

  • A race against the clock amid the storm

    Published on 22.04.2007 - North Pole Quest

    There's an exciting finish in store for the North Pole Quest expedition as they attempt to reach the Pole with their supplies running dangerously low.

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