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Doug Leads Willis Resilience Expedition with Parker Liautaud

“On December 3, 2013 the Willis Resilience Expedition departs from the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica with two goals: to test the limits of resilience in the face of adversity and to help understand our changing world. Nineteen year old Parker Liautaud will trek 640 kilometres from the coast of Antarctica...
October 25th, 2013 | Featured | Read More

Doug Leads “Ice Talks” Expedition with Parker Liautaud

Excerpt from Ice Talks Journal Today, I fly to the Arctic ice to start my third expedition to the North Pole. This expedition is not about reaching the North Pole – I did that last year. This expedition is more about the contribution we hope to make. The contribution to science; the contribution to...
April 5th, 2012 | Featured | Read More

Live Updates from THE PUSH South Pole Expedtion

On January 17, 2012, for the first time in history, an adaptive athlete will push the limits of man in the most inhospitable place on the planet – the South Pole. The chosen date marks the 100-year anniversary of when Captain Robert Falcon Scott’s Terra Nova expedition reached the earth’s most...
January 10th, 2012 | Featured | Read More

Doug to lead THE PUSH: A South Pole Adventure

The Push – A South Pole Adventure from p2sp on Vimeo. Doug Stoup to lead “THE PUSH: A South Pole Adventure From SouthPolePush.com… On January 17, 2012, for the first time in history, two adaptive athletes will push the limits and themselves to the most inhospitable place on the planet...
January 1st, 2012 | Featured | Read More

South Pole 100

South Pole 100 is an expedition to complete the unfinished part of Earnest Shackleton’s 1909 route to the Pole. The team will be led 112 statute miles to the Geographic South Pole by Doug Stoup. Their aim is to arrive on the 14th December, the 100th anniversary of Roald Amundsen becoming the first...
November 29th, 2011 | Featured | Read More

Follow Doug & Parker Liautaud to the North Pole

Doug Stoup and Parker Liautaud return to the North Pole this April after having to abandon their 2010 attempt due to horrible ice and wind conditions. Follow their expedition at Ice Axe Kids! It is their goal to complete the expedition they started last year and reach the North Pole. Parker and Doug...
April 2nd, 2011 | Featured | Read More

Bad Weather Delays Again

Hey everyone, We have been delayed another day and are hoping to depart Thursday April 15th at 9am (+1 GMT). Our fingers are crossed that weather clears at Barneo but we made the best of it by renting some snowmobiles today and traveled 100km  to the Tempelfjord to the Noorderlicht floating hotel and...
April 15th, 2010 | Expeditions, Featured, trek-for-peace | Read More

Waiting out a Delay

On delay in Longyearbyen, Norway. Cyclone at Barneo Ice Station and on a holding pattern until it lifts. New flight is scheduled for April 14th at 9AM. Doug’s dispatch from Longyearbyen Jack Ashton and Dennis Garcia waiting to depart Doug packing fuel for the stove Doug training...
April 14th, 2010 | Expeditions, Featured, trek-for-peace | Read More

In Retrospect, I Guess We Might Have Resorted to Cannibalism a Bit Early

by Robert Frohlich “Every man has his White South.” – Ernest Shackleton [Cape Horn, Drake Passage  60 degrees S/60 degrees W] The Antarctic Peninsula is home to the continent’s greatest wildlife diversity within some of the most spectacular scenery on the planet. However, one...
November 26th, 2009 | antarctica2009, Featured, fro2009, Home Page | Read More

Stairways to Heaven

by Robert Frohlich [Aitcho Islands, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica 62.22′ degrees S/59.47′ degrees west]: On a perfect day the cold atmosphere is clearer than glass and the distant vistas lie within a lively imagination’s immediate grasp. From the bridge looking north to northwest...
November 26th, 2009 | antarctica2009, Expeditions, Featured, fro2009, Home Page | Read More