Latitude: 85.657, Longitude: -70.48 | Dist To Pole: 300.4 Miles | View Maps
April 15th, 2014
Despite drifting nearly a mile south while we slept last night and losing additional progress while I write this, I was in a relatively good mood today. For the first time in over a week, we had somewhat decent surface conditions. It was a welcome relief to feel like we weren't dragging a huge anchor...
April 14th, 2014
It was a little mix of everything today. We started in the same whiteout and blowing snow as yesterday. Then we hit some bad pressure ridges which transitioned into a series of cracks in the ice one of which was actively getting larger. We saw two sets of polar bear tracks (or the same one going in...
April 13th, 2014
Ryan Dispatch: Ask an yee shall receive... For several days now we have been going on about just needing some wind to harden up the snow surface. The weather powers that be answered today with a vengeance. The tent started flapping a bit last night just before sleep time which did not cause much of...
February 11th, 2014
Duration: 1.30 min.
While polar expeditions are extremely difficult endeavors and I spend a lot of my time in between adventures trying to adjust to normal life.
February 6th, 2014
Duration: 2.22 min.
Here is a look back at my 2010 North Pole expedition. The route from Cape Discovery Ellesmere Island, Canada to the Geographic North Pole spans 490 miles - at least if you were to measure the distance in a straight line, but as you can see, nothing about the route or the expedition is straight forward. This particular expedition was part of my Save the Poles expedition - a world record journey to the South Pole, North Pole and top of Mt. Everest all in one year.
January 31st, 2014
Duration: 1.60 min.
Sometimes, getting out for a short run makes the world look a whole lot better.
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