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

The Adventure Podcast Episode 93: A Recap of the 2020 Winter Outdoor Retailer Show

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On this week’s episode of The Adventure Podcast, my co-host Dave Adlard and I brave the wilds of Denver, Colorado to attend the 2020 Winter Outdoor Retailer convention to check out the latest and greatest new products from the show. We share our picks for the very best new gear that was on display at … Read more

Forbes Interviews Borge Ousland After Epic Arctic Expedition

Here at The Adventure Blog we’re delight whenever one of the major explorers, climbers, or adventurers get some much-deserved exposure through the mainstream press. We, along with a few other outdoor publications and websites, often write about the big things that are happening around the world in terms of adventure and exploration, but all too … Read more

Horn and Ousland’s Arctic Expedition Still Isn’t Over Yet

Just a quick update once again on the current status of Mike Horn and Borge Ousland. If you’ve been following their Arctic expedition, you know that they reached the edge of the ice last weekend, where they were picked up by their extraction ship, the Lance. By that point, both Mike and Borge were exhausted, pushed … Read more