100th Expedition

Celebrating our 100th Expedition!

In 27 years of guiding we have organized and guided over 100 polar expeditions. Learn more about our expeditions to the North Pole, South Pole, and sub polar regions like Greenland, Svalbard and Iceland.

North Pole 2021 Last Degree 

Plan your expedition to the top of the world! Ski the Last Degree or Dogsled the Last Degree. Our expeditions are nearly full! Call or email us today.

Virtual Event Calendar

We are hosting loads of virtual events!
Virtual expeditions, discussions, kit reviews... learn and explore while you stay at home. Watch live or visit our Youtube Channel to watch recorded events. Check out all upcoming and past events here.

2015 Half Degree North Pole Dogsled Expedition

Welcome to the 2015 North Pole Half Degree Dogsled Expedition blog! We are delighted to have you following the team. This expedition blog officially kicks off on April 12. Check back again then for our first post!

The Half Degree Dogsled Expedition Team had been on stand-by in Barneo, awaiting the arriving flight from Longyearbyen.  They awoke to beautiful weather this morning and left Barneo around 1:00 PM today.  They arrived Longyearbyen around 3:00 PM and the team showered, gathered their belongings, said their final farewells and flew out to London.  Congratulations to all team members and guides on a job exceedingly well done!!

The Half Degree Dogsled Team is still at Barneo, waiting for weather to clear for their flight back to Longyearbyen.  It has given them time to reflect on their experiences as you can hear from Mark Roberts below.

The team left an audio update from Barneo.  They are enjoying dinner and celebrating their accomplishments with champagne (albeit a bit slushy!).  Looking forward to sleeping in beds!

Current position:  N 89°38.7 W 76°15.9

The team is awaiting their helicopter pick up which has been delayed due to the blizzard.  They are comfortable in their tents with plenty of food and fuel, camped on a beautiful pan of ice.  They report winds about 35 knots (40 mph) and temperatures around -18°C (-0.4°F).  All are in good spirits except the cranky one who left the Bahamian translation of the audio update below...Smile

Current position:  N 89°44.674, W 75°40.651

The team traveled 7 hours and made 7 miles.  They are approximately 10 miles from Barneo.  They had some great sections of travel mixed with one huge rubble field and some fresh leads.  Can't make things too easy!  It's been a great learning opportunity for the team with quite a variety of conditions.  They look forward to being picked up at some point tomorrow for their helicopter flight to Barneo, then flight back to Longyearbyen.  Beds and showers- what a concept!  Congratulations to Team Bahama!

Shaking It Up With Our Shakedown

Whether you are a seven summit alum thinking of doing the Explorer's Grand Slam, or a first time adventurer, our Polar Training is the right choice when it comes to preparing for your polar expedition or your next cold weather adventure. Need more convincing? Here are our top five reasons for joining our Shakedown?

Planning Your South Pole / Vinson Combo

You want to Ski the Last Degree to the South Pole. You also want to climb Mt. Vinson. Should you do both during the same trip? The answer is ABSOLUTELY!  Check out this blog to learn five tips everyone should know about planning the South Pole / Vinson Combo. READ MORE...