Related Picture Galleries

Here are all picture galleries related to the following expedition: The Arctic Arc

  • Rolex was their main sponsor - © International Polar Foundation

    The Last Pictures of the Arctic arc

    Published on 24.06.2007 - 30 pictures

    Amongst the pictures taken by Alain Hubert and Dixie Dansercoer on the ice, we have chosen the 30 most beautiful ones. Let's dream on a little longer.

  • 13 June: Before A Wall: Dixie is wondering how on earth he'll be able to climb this wall of ice. - © IPF/IPF

    Relief after the arrival

    Published on 15.06.2007 - 19 pictures

    Here are the 19 last pictures taken by the expedition on June 13 and 14, 2007, this latter date being the date of their arrival in Greenland. Superb images and landscapes which, till now, no-one has seen...

  • 11 June: Landscapes of the final days: The mountains are now slowly appearing on the horizon. But before reaching them, what a terrain! - © IPF/IPF

    Final days: the mountains are in sight, as is the chaos…

    Published on 13.06.2007 - 23 pictures

    Here are the expedition's photographs taken on June 11 and 12. The weather conditions are continuing to improve and, especially, the mountains of Greenland are making their appearance.

  • June 9: The ice has calmed down a little - © IPF/IPF

    Conditions are improving

    Published on 10.06.2007 - 23 pictures

    Here are 23 photos sent by the expedition and taken on the 7th and the 9th of June. Both men seem to have come out of the areas of chaotic ice that they have just crossed.

  • Picture taken on the 5th of June: worst day of the expedition - © IPF/IPF

    Worst Day of the Expedition

    Published on 06.06.2007 - 11 pictures

    Here are the 11 photographs sent by Alain Hubert on 5 June. A glance at the worst day of the expedition (so far).

  • Unfortunately, the morning's fine weather didn't last. A white mist invaded the terrain. Are we still on land? Today, we saw our first bird. - © IPF/IPF

    Live from the ice pack (5)

    Published on 02.06.2007 - 24 pictures

    Here are the latest photographs the expedition has sent us since our previous gallery published on 28 May. These captions are the very ones taken by the protagonists.

  • After four hours of effort, we are out of the chaos: it's 18.30 (GMT+2), we'll be pitching our tent in half an hour under the glorious sunshine which has returned for the past hour and half. - © IPF/IPF

    Live from the ice pack (4)

    Published on 28.05.2007 - 21 pictures

    Here are the latest photographs that we have received from the expedition. Also to be seen, 14 photographs taken by Arnaud Tortel and Didier Goetghebuer who left Quaanaaq to deliver some supplies at the top of the Victoria fjord. The captions are the very ones that the protagonists have sent us.

  • 17 May: The terrain is a bit better today - © IPF/IPF

    Live from the ice pack (3)

    Published on 25.05.2007 - 21 pictures

    Here is another set of pictures sent to us by the Arctic Arc team. They are the first since our last gallery was posted online. The captions were written by both men.

  • Chocolate is part of their daily diet
 - © IPF/IPF

    Live from the ice pack (2)

    Published on 15.05.2007 - 35 pictures

    Here are the most beautiful photos taken by the team since it left North Pole.

  • Pulling harder and harder - © IPF/IPF

    Live from the ice pack

    Published on 02.05.2007 - 17 pictures

    Photos sent by the Arctic Arc team since their first resupply (April 8th). These pictures illustrate clearly the rough ice conditions they face on a daily basis.

  • Sun upon chaotic ice - © IPF/IPF

    Landscapes, men and sledges

    Published on 17.04.2007 - 23 pictures

    Picture gallery featuring landscapes encountered by Alain and Dixie during the Arctic Arc expedition.

  • Hauling a sledge accross chaotic ice - © IPF/IPF

    Stormy weather, efforts and bears

    Published on 17.04.2007 - 20 pictures

    Picture gallery illustrating the difficulties encountered by Alain and Dixie on a regular basis (except for the bears ... at least we hope so).

  • After crossing a lead - © IPF/IPF

    Teamwork, leads and measurements

    Published on 17.04.2007 - 25 pictures

    A picture gallery describing everyday exploration activities: crevasses, leads, measurements and other scientific activities.

  • Gigi Leila and Julie leaving Longyearbyen - © IPF/IPF

    First resupply

    Published on 12.04.2007 - 19 pictures

    These pictures illustrate the successfull resupply of the Arctic Arc expedition on the 40th day. Alain Hubert and Dixie Dansercoer were still some 250Km away from the North Pole.

  • In Siberia, you sometimes have to wait for hours for your plane to come in. - © IPF/IPF

    Departure in Siberia

    Published on 21.03.2007 - 25 pictures

    Photos of the departure of the 'Arctic Arc' expedition taken in Siberia by the french photographer Rene Robert.

  • Alain Hubert and Dixie Dansercoer pulling their sledges - © International Polar Foundation

    Arctic Arc Round up

    Published on 28.02.2007 - 17 pictures

    Here are a few key moments from this Arctic Arc adventure.

  • Alain Hubert and Dixie Dansercoer - ©

    Arctic Arc: Departure from Brussels

    Published on 26.02.2007 - 9 pictures

    Alain Hubert and Dixie Dansercoer leaving Brussels for the Arctic Arc expedition.

  • Alain Hubert - © International Polar Foundation

    Arctic Arc Launch Press Conference

    Published on 14.02.2007 - 11 pictures

    Arctic Arc Launch Press Conference.

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