Latitude: 38.962, Longitude: -107.016 | Dist To Pole: 3530.4 Miles | View Maps
May 19th, 2014
I've been home for a week now and the snow and ice of the Arctic Ocean is starting to feel like a life time away. It's weird to have such an intense experience seem like a distant dream. For 53 days, I felt like I was in a pitched battle for my survival with every single ounce of my physical and mental...
May 13th, 2014
When Merritt was born I snapped my fingers and told Maria to remember this moment when he graduates high school because it will feel that all that time has passed in an instant. On day three or four of our North Pole expedition, I thought the same thing. While it is dangerous to think about anything...
May 10th, 2014
It is 100 degrees warmer in Ottawa today than when we were dropped off at Cape Discovery nearly two months ago and I was able to take my Helly Hansen base layer off for the first time in 71 days. I can't even begin to describe how good it feels. I want to do a North Pole 'debrief', but I am exhausted...
May 14th, 2014
Duration: 1.90 min.
Here is a short promotional piece I created for Goal Zero.
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.
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