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Kites on Ice: North Pole vs. South Pole

Crossing pressure ridges vs. gaining distance at high speed

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Blessing at Barneo, flights around the clock and crowded Last Degree skiing

Solo Thomas Ulrich making his way South from the North Pole to Canada

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Christian Redl Free-dives under Geographic North Pole ice: the most beautiful he has seen

Darkness and then endless visibility: Redl - with cameraman, Marcus Fillinger

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Solo Skier Thomas Ulrich sets off from the North Pole

The only full distance skier set off to Canada today

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Jerry Kobalenko, 20 Canadian Arctic sledding expeditions: Exweb interview

"That first expedition remains the hardest for me, because I was alone, in frigid temperatures, into a headwind, I had no communications for 46 days and most importantly, I was learning everything for the first time."

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Barneo supplied via Murmansk with Russian Military Paratroopers

Russian military conducts training near the North Pole. Flights resume from Longyearbyen.

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Barneo plane damaged on the ice, skiers grounded in Longyearbyen

Landing gear failed. Thomas Ulrich still in Svalbard

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Exweb interview with Thomas Ulrich: North Pole to Canada solo skier

Focus on now and lessons from the past, and custom-made equipment for the ice

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North Pole 2015 Expedition List

One solo skier alone on the Ice

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Ural Motorcycles Ice Run on Frozen Lake Baikal, Russia

Nine teams from around the world have set off to drive the length of a frozen lake on vintage Ural motorbikes and sidecars

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Call for expedition leader for Animal Planet series

Explore Greenland in reality TV series

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Videos: Traditional Inuit skills, 1921 and 2013 kayaks and life on snow

Eric McNair-Landry, Katherine Breen, Sarah McNair-Landry and Erik Boomer, modern day Canadians, and Nanook and his family in 1921

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South Pole guide, Einar Torfi Finnsson, top gear: a skirt, a mask and boot liners

Co-founder of Icelandic Mountain Guides, led Adventure Consultants team to the South Pole

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South Pole traverse skiers, Stéphanie and Jérémie Gicquel: the race begins halfway

With 2 days to spare before their pick-up deadline, they completed the traverse in 74 days

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Martin Szwed admits manipulating South Pole photos

The pic is fake, Szwed told home media. [Story updated]

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Exweb interview with South Pole skier, Ian Evans: Attitude is everything

...and no one can choose yours for you. One of the lessons after 44 days on the ice.

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The Ghost skier update: Martin Szwed’s Diary

Members of German climbing speak out

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Ghost skier? No trace of Martin Szwed's claimed South Pole speed record

Information whiteout wraps alleged record ski of 1300 km in 15 days.

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Everest Tech Week 2015: Review IsatHub/iSavi

A new satellite service from Inmarsat.

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Everest Tech Week 2015: Do you remember when...

Kicking off the new with a flashback to the old.

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Sarah McNair-Landry and Erik Boomer to circumnavigate Baffin Island: Exweb interview

2 adventurers, 14 dogs, 1 dog sled, 4 months, 4000 km

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Are Johansen, Stéphanie Gicquel and Jérémie Gicquel completed South Pole traverse

Skiing into Day 75 from Ronne-Filchner Ice Shelf to Hercules Inlet via Geographic South Pole

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South Pole Traverse Trio: weak, tired and hungry, nearing the end

Stéphanie Gicquel, Jérémie Gicquel (FR) and Are Johansen (NO): the last team on the ice

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More Pulka-hut Ideas for Antarctica

Check out these sleek pulka-huts

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ExWeb interview with South Pole traverse kiter Frédéric Dion: One step at the time

"When things go wrong, it is the beginning of real adventure"

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Einar Finnsson and team at the South Pole, and Shackleton beset in the pack ice

Fatigued and hungry, the Traverse Trio skis marathon distances per day.

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Faysal Hanneche at the South Pole

The Traverse Trio needs to ski 40+ km per day for 570 km to finish before the cut off date

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Dupre Summits Winter Denali

Try and try again, Lonnie Dupre made it

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Robert Smith and team arrived at the Geographic South Pole

"Nobody said it would be easy,” contemplated kite skier, Faysal Hanneche

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Keith Heger and team arrived at the Geographic South Pole

The four men arrived January 6 via the Messner Route

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South Pole update: skier evacuated

Kiters staying patient with the winds. Skiers encountered sastrugi fields and sticky snow. Image: silver ball selfie

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ExWeb interview with Benjamin Weber and Natalia Almeida: attempting Arctic Canada in winter

Top Tips, and challenging sections in the heart of the Canadian Arctic winter

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Frédéric Dion arrived at the Geographic South Pole

He kite-skied from Novo via the South Pole of Inaccessibility in 45 days

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Traverse Trio at the South Pole; Tractor Team completed return

Are Johansen, Stéphanie Gicquel and Jérémie Gicquel at 90ºS. Close encounters for skier and kiter

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Weekend Heads-up and Season's Greetings from the Pyramid

Digital Christmas card and word from the edges

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Frederic Dion meets Lenin: kite skier arrived at South Pole of Inaccessibility

Kite-skiing from Novo Base in 35 days over 1610 km (in a straight line)

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Natalia Almeida and Ben Weber to cycle and ski Arctic Canada

From southern border with US to Resolute Bay in the north

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South Pole update: Tractor team arrived at the Pole

The kiters are desperate for wind

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South Pole innovation: The Skirt

Protection against frostbite around the waist and upper legs

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South Pole update: "skiing in a pumpkin-field with a blindfold”

White-out conditions made for blindfolded skiing over sastrugi and dangerous kiting in crevasse fields

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South Pole update: crevasse encounters

The sled is still withstanding sastrugi and kite winds

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ExWeb influenced Spacesuit at TEDx

Cameron will show off the Mars suit at TEDx Brussels with Belgian trekker as test pilot

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Young Gun And Old Rat Drawing A Zen Circle Glacial Roundabout

Eric McNair-Landry (30) and Dixie Dansercoer (52) completed a 4044.9 km Greenland round trip in 55 days

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New sled created alone on the ice

South Pole of Inaccessibility kite-skier, Frédéric Dion, innovation skills tested. Two more teams on the ice yesterday.

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PolarExplorers guide, Keith Heger’s Top Tips, Gear, and Menu treats

Among the gear, a novelty item to use at camp sites

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Winds testing the South Pole skiers and kiters

From strong headwinds to weak kite winds (for the repaired sled)

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Lonnie Dupre to attempt Winter Denali again and Cold Love premiers

Adventure Film, Cold Love, premieres November 22nd ahead of Polar Climb 1 Launch

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Wings Over Greenland II: The Icecap Circumnavigation 2014

Michael Charavin & Cornelius Strohm's debrief of their 5067 km kite-ski in 58 days

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Major damage 500 km out alone on the ice

Frederic Dion’s modified sled broke on route to the South Pole of Inaccessibility

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Kenn Borek stops supporting North Pole expeditions

Bad news for Arctic expeditions from Canada.

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Storms and rocky mountains to the South Pole of Inaccessibility

The Traverse Trio started skiing to the Geographic South Pole

 
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