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A Beautiful (But Brutal) Multi-Day Race in Antarctica

A Beautiful (But Brutal) Multi-Day Race in Antarctica

Nature writer and Explorers Club fellow Barry Lopez once wrote that Antarctica’s landscape “retained Earth’s primitive link, however tenuous, with space, with the void that stretched out to Jupiter and Uranus.” It is a place so alien and removed from civilization that, as Lopez put it, “the light itself is aloof.”

Martin Fritz Huber
Dec 16, 2016
The 28 Best Trips of 2016

The 28 Best Trips of 2016

From epic skiing in Antarctica to a lazy beer-fueled canoe trip in North Carolina, these are the best places to visit this year

The Editors
Mar 1, 2016
The Ultimate Winter Adventure Library

The Ultimate Winter Adventure Library

Stock your physical and digital library with these must-read and must-see works that capture the fun, danger, and beauty of the cold.

Megan Michelson
Feb 17, 2016
Alone on the Ice

Alone on the Ice

German explorer Martin Szwed claims to have shattered the speed record for a solo ski to the South Pole last year. He has revealed no GPS data, no photos—no proof whatsoever that he even attempted the journey. Since his return from the icy continent, he has lost his house, job, and sponsors and is the subject of two investigations by the German government. Should anyone believe him?

Eric Larsen
Jan 20, 2016
How to Dogsled Across Antarctica

How to Dogsled Across Antarctica

In 'Think South,' Cathy de Moll explains how a team of explorers pulled off one of the 20th century’s most challenging expeditions

Stephanie Pearson
Oct 2, 2015