Mike Horn Talks Polar Expeditions and Climate Change with Outdoor Journal

This past fall we followed one of the most difficult, dangerous, and awe-inspiring expeditions in recent memory. That’s when Swiss explorer Mike Horn and Norwegian Børge Ousland set out on an attempt to traverse the Arctic icecap, via the North Pole, completely on foot. The duo started on the Alaskan side of the ice, with the … Read more

Unsurprisingly The North Pole Expedition Season is in Jeopardy Due to Coronavirus

As the world continues to struggle with containing the still quickly-spreading coronavirus, another staple of the spring expedition and exploration season seems likely to be cancelled. Normally at this time of the year, eager travelers and adventurous researchers are planning to head to the Arctic to embark on a number of different journeys. But, as … Read more

Arctic Research Team Disrupted When Member Tests Positive for Coronavirus

A research team that is spending a year in the Arctic to study climate change has found that not even they are safe from the coronavirus. According to reports, a member of the Multidisciplinary Drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (aka MOSAIC) has tested positive for the virus, potentially infecting other members of the team. … Read more