Antarctica: Way South on Skis
2011 Tours of a Lifetime
By Margaret Loftus
New this year; physically challenging
Celebrate the 100th anniversary of Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen's arrival in the South Pole on December 14, 1911, by skiing
By CBC News
A Thunder Bay man and heart transplant recipient will soon embark on a journey to the South Pole to raise awareness about organ donation. Dale Shippam leaves for Antarctica at the end of this month and will be part of a team doing a gruelling one-week trek on skis.
By Ellen Creager
"I passed through the seven levels of the Candy Cane Forest, through the Sea of Swirly Twirly Gum Drops, and then I walked through the Lincoln Tunnel."
by KER THAN
By plane and by skis, a steady stream of visitors are flocking to the South Pole in time for the centennial celebrations of two pioneering Antarctic expeditions.
This May, Polar Explorers concluded a fast crossing of the Greenland ice cap with multinational team of amateur explorers.
By Megan Rutherford
For your next vacation, think about taking a trip that will provide you with a lasting souvenir - knowledge and expertise. Arctic Getaway. Ever since Admiral Peary made his third and finally successful journey to the North Pole 90 years ago
Written by Lew Freedman
Annie Aggens stood at the top of the world marveling at the frozen horizon of white stretching for millions of acres. A step in any direction took he south...
Christopher Sweitzer has been to the North Pole twice. The first time hardly counts, though, since he was only 18 months old. As a fifth-grader last April, he returned with his dad, Rick, whose adventure travel business has been offering North Pole trips since 1993.
With just two days left on his journey to the South Pole, Scott Anderson got frostbite.
The temperature was minus 40 degrees, and the wind was coming directly at his face at 30 miles per hour, creating