Video: Driving to the Coldest Place on Earth with Tom Hardy and Mika Salo

Want to take a road trip with actor Tom Hardy and former F1 driver Mika Salo? This video, which was part of a television show from a few years back, sends the two men on an epic overlanding adventure across Siberia. They’re tasked with driving from Yakutsk—the coldest city on Earth—to Oymyakon, which is the … Read more

Coldest Ride Motorcycle Journey Successful Ends Two Days Early

Remember Karolis Mieliauskas? He’s the motorcycle rider I told you about a few weeks back just as he was preparing to embark on a long distance ride across Siberia. His plan was to ride his motorbike for more than 1000 km (620 miles) through the harshest conditions imaginable from Yakutsk to Oymyakon, a destination that has been … Read more

Video: Pobeda – Climbing the Coldest Mountain in the World

Tamra Lunger and Simone Moro are no strangers to climbing tall, impossibly cold peaks. But this past winter they traveled to Sibera to take on a mountain named Pik Pobeda, which holds the distinction of being the coldest peak on the planet. To put things in perspective, temperatures on the mountain reached -71.3ºC (-96.3ºF), turning … Read more

Nat Geo Says Some Arctic Ground is No Longer Freezing, Even in Winter

In case you’re looking for further proof that climate change is making things warmer, National Geographic has published an exclusive story that indicates some parts of the Arctic are no longer freezing, even during the winter months. As you can imagine, this is setting off alarm bells with climatologists who say that this could impact … Read more

Winter Climbs 2018: Poles Make a Change on K2, Summit in Siberia

While it has only been a couple of days since I posted my last update on the major winter expeditions that we’ve been following so far this year. There has been a steady stream of news over the weekend that makes it worth of yet another update. Things are happening quickly right now, and the … Read more

Winter Climbs 2018: Injury on K2, Summit Bid Scheduled for Everest

It seems the news from the two big winter expeditions that we’ve been following is coming at a fast pace. Just when you think there isn’t much new to share, suddenly their is an update that brings important information. Such is the case for both K2 and Everest, where things are progressing nicely. We’ll start … Read more