This section is featuring the latest news regarding adventure in the polar regions and from the expeditions we are following closely.
Published on 02.04.2012 - North South Solo Expedition -Leg 2
A few days ago we have received an official statement from Marc Wood : the bad conditions of the melting ice around the Pole had forced him to change his original plans. Would he proceed to the next phase of his world première or not ? He found a compromise.
Published on 02.04.2012 - Expédition Pôle Nord 2012
French adventurers Alan Le Tressoler and Julien Cabon, the two members of the expedition 'Expédition Pôle Nord 2012' have arrived Friday 23 March at Longyearbyen (2 000 inhabitants), the main town of the Svalbard Archipelago and Spitzberg island.
Published on 02.04.2012 - North Pole 2012
After having spent almost two weeks on the ice, and progressing well, the duo Mads Agerup & Rune Midtgaard took the decision to give up. Mads got a stinging frostbite on each thumb.
Published on 28.03.2012 - North South Solo Expedition -Leg 2
After the comeback from his successful trip to the South Pole, Marc Wood has met some financial difficulties ; this was due to factors beyond his control -namely the requirement to provide a substantial rescue bond, up-front, to the specialist airline that operates in the high Arctic region.
Published on 22.03.2012 - North Pole 2012
Finally Norwegian Mads Agerup & Rune Midtgaard were brought to Cape Discovery on 18 March 2012. As a lot of snow has covered the ice through the last storms, the terrain looked smoother than perceived...
Published on 22.03.2012 - General Info
After having practiced for more than a week in Resolute Bay, the Indian Army has decided to postpone its adventure. Ogita explains why he came back.
Published on 12.03.2012 - Irish North Pole 2012
After having waited for three weeks in Resolute (they got there on February 5th), Clare O' Leary and Mike O' Shea have been dropped at Ward Hunt on 2 March. But on 12 March, after having spent ten days on the ice, they decided to abandon their attempt.
Published on 08.03.2012 - General Info
With already two teams on the ice, the new spring arctic spring season 2012 has begun. Comparing with the last antarctic season, there will be few people on the ice pack this year.
Published on 03.03.2012 - North South Solo Expedition -Leg 2
The information is not confirmed yet, but Marc Wood's expedition to the NP appears to be in jeopardy due to financial concerns.
Published on 02.03.2012 - North South Solo Expedition -Leg 2
Before the announcement of the possibility of giving up the second leg of his adventure -reaching the NP directly after having conquered the SP- we had the chance to speak to Marc Wood about his solo trip to the SP and his commitment to raising awareness about Climate Change.