Picture Galleries

During some of the expeditions we have followed, participants have sent us pictures either during the expedition or after they came back. They are centralised in this section in the form of commented picture galleries.

  • Friday March 1st - DAY 5 / Left at 10 am this morning (it takes them approximately 3 hours to strike camp), they stopped walking at 4.45 pm and spent, as they do every day, more than an hour brushing their clothes. First class food, excellent spirits... - © International Polar Foundation

    Ultimate Arctic Crossing - part 2

    Published on 04.02.2002 - 32 pictures

    Belgians Alain Hubert & Dixie Dansercoer on the longest TransArctic crossing ever attempted - from New Siberian Islands to Ward Hunt (Canada), that is to say more than a 2000 km trek - unassisted. Here is the second expedition picture gallery.

  • March 26 - DAY 30 / The last straw! While Dixie and Alain were experiencing the worst possible conditions for making progress (since the departure, that is to say just 30 days ago, they put on their skis only once, for 4 hours!), here they were now confronted with a new and completely unexpected obstacle: a north wind and a negative drift, that is to say a drift that was

    Ultimate Arctic Crossing - part 3

    Published on 03.02.2002 - 32 pictures

    Belgians Alain Hubert & Dixie Dansercoer on the longest TransArctic crossing ever attempted - from New Siberian Islands to Ward Hunt (Canada), that is to say more than a 2000 km trek - unassisted. Here is the third picture gallery.

  • So the decision came about during the night: the operation would be by helicopter and not with Antonov 2 - the latter (sensitive to the problems of de-icing) would have to have flown over too much ice-free water and was consequently likely to arrive over  - © International Polar Foundation

    Ultimate Arctic Crossing - part 4

    Published on 02.02.2002 - 24 pictures

    Belgians Alain Hubert & Dixie Dansercoer on the longest TransArctic crossing ever attempted - from New Siberian Islands to Ward Hunt (Canada), that is to say more than a 2000 km trek - unassisted. Here is the fourth expedition picture gallery.

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