Phil Wickens Pro Polar Explorer & Photographer

Many climbers and mountaineers dream of summitting unclimbed peaks. Making 8 first ascents might seem like an unattainable feat, but for Polar explorer Phil Wickens this was accomplished on just one expedition! In January 2012 Phil led a small team of mountaineers and skiers to climb 13 peaks located in the Antarctic Peninsula. Travelling between … Continue reading Phil Wickens Pro Polar Explorer & Photographer

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Review of The North Face Womens Arctic Parka

Update: We no longer stock the Arctic Parka and instead recommend The North Face Suzanne Tri Climate Jacket, the Jack Wolfskin Nova Scotia Jacket or the Didricksons Women's Angelina Parka. As with many The North Face Jackets, the Arctic Parka is a best seller, normally selling out within days of arrival at our shop. To … Continue reading Review of The North Face Womens Arctic Parka

Chris Foot – Polar Adverturer Interview

Continuing our series of interviews with polar explorers and adventurers, such as Dixie Dansercoer and Mikael Strandberg, we have recently had the pleasure of interviewing Chris Foot, arguably the most self-demanding man to reach the South Pole on foot. During the 2010 / 2011 summer season in Antarctica, polar explorer Chris Foot made an attempt … Continue reading Chris Foot – Polar Adverturer Interview

Adventure Blogger Kraig Becker Interview

When it comes to finding out about adventures taking place across the globe one of the best places to look is The Adventure Blog. Written by Adventure Blogger Kraig Becker the main focus is on climbing expeditions in the Himalayas and polar expeditions in the Arctic and the Antarctic. However, it does not stop there. … Continue reading Adventure Blogger Kraig Becker Interview

Kayaking South Georgia to Save the Albatross

In August last year we wrote about Birdfair and Birdlife International and their conservations campaigns, including the Save the Albatross Campaign. The Adventure Blog has reported that in February 2010 New Zealander Hayley Shephard will attempt to sea kayak solo around South Georgia Island in order to raise awareness of the threat which the Albatross … Continue reading Kayaking South Georgia to Save the Albatross

Dixie Dansercoer: Polar Explorer and Expeditionist – Exclusive Interview!

Not many of us can say that we have been to either the Arctic or the Antarctic, but for Dixie Dansercoer the sub-zero climates of the poles are a passion. Dixie Dansercoer is the ultimate polar explorer and extreme sport expeditionist, he makes regular polar trips and has crossed both polar regions on foot. Born … Continue reading Dixie Dansercoer: Polar Explorer and Expeditionist – Exclusive Interview!

British South Pole Expedition Update 3

South Pole Expedition Pushes Past 86.5 Degrees On Friday 12th November, Adam Wilton and Gavin Booth passed the 86.5 degree line on their way to the South Pole. Adam and Gavin have been walking across the Antarctic for nearly five weeks now. They estimate that they will reach the South Pole on New Year's Day. … Continue reading British South Pole Expedition Update 3