Eric Larsen

Alone on the Ice

To people unfamiliar with the realities of Antarctic travel—most everyone in the world, it’s safe to say—Martin Szwed’s speed record appeared as real as the next piece of news floating through the...

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How Do I Get to Antarctica?

Used to be that traveling to Antarctica meant playing Russian roulette with your life—Hello, Sir Ernest Shackleton. Tourism to the coldest, driest and windiest place on Earth started in earnest in...

The Gear to Outfit an Arctic Expedition

Explorer Eric Larsen sets out next month for a 48-day unaided expedition to the North Pole—one of the planet’s most extreme environments. This is the potentially life-saving gear he’ll be bringing...

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