Douglas Stoup Awarded Global Green People Award

Congratulations to Ice Axe Expeditions and Foundation Founder and President Douglas Stoup.  Oliver Stone recently presented the Global People Award to Douglas in recognition of his outstanding advocacy work for the polar regions and his environmental education work with children around the globe. A...
March 6th, 2017 | Home Page, News | Read More

A Gal’s Guide to Packing for…wait for it…Antarctica

Text by Jillian Raymond @tahomajillian and Photos by Brennan Lagasse @stateofthebackcountry and Elizabeth Keane A Dream.  It is as simple as that.  Walking aboard the Sea Adventurer, waving goodbye to the charming city of Ushuaia as you float away towards the frozen continent is surreal, memorable,...
September 6th, 2016 | News | Read More

Skiers Flock to Fjords for Iceland Corn in Style

An Iceland Trip Report by Jillian Raymond Antarctica, Greenland, and Iceland is an impressive list for travelers and researchers, yet even more impressive for skiers. The one company that can get you there is Ice Axe expeditions and more importantly get you there in style, luxury, and comfort. Ten of...
June 17th, 2016 | News | Read More

2015 Greenland Ski Tour Report

Ice Axe guide Brennan Lagasse reports on our 2015 Greenland Ski Tour trip exploring polar powder in the land of the midnight sun: Sisimuit, Greenland. Read the story here.
June 23rd, 2015 | News | Read More

Ice Axe Trips Named in The Skier’s Bucket List by Nat Geo

Ice Axe’s annual trips to Antarctica and Svalbard were recently named in the Top 10 on The Skier’s Bucket List by National Geographic, touting trips that should be on every skier’s radar. Our trips to the Arctic and Antarctic join the list alongside trips to Chile, Kyrgyzstan, and other exotic...
March 19th, 2015 | News | Read More

Doug Stoup Named Gear Junkie 110 Outdoor Ambassador looked at adventurers to iconoclasts of the past 110 years to find 110 people in the outdoors world who have made a difference. Take a tour of these “unexpected” heroes, from athletes and artists to conservationists of decades past. Doug is #58! He was nominated for being a guide,...
January 12th, 2015 | News | Read More

Polar Powder for the People: Trip Reports from the Antarctic Adventure Cruise 2014

We’re excited to announce the success of another great year of trekking and skiing in Antarctica. In November of 2014, 119 skiers from 17 different countries explored the Antarctic peninsula by ski and foot. It is always a privilege to trek and ski in Antarctica with and all-star crew of guides...
December 19th, 2014 | News | Read More

Doug Heads to Greenland to film Animal Planet’s #1 Show Ice Cold Gold

Doug isn’t talking the summer off from his polar pursuits. He leaves July 8 for Greenland to film Animal Planet’s show, Ice Cold Gold. The filming will take Doug and his team into remote areas of Greenland where few have explored. At 836,000 square miles, Greenland is the world’s largest...
July 8th, 2014 | News | Read More

Warren Miller’s Ticket To Ride Teaser Launched

Doug Stoup is featured in this year’s Warren Miller Film as a Climate Reality Project “I am Pro Snow” Ambassador. Doug is honored to be a part of the Greenland segment in Warren Miller’s 64th annual film, Ticket to Ride. Check out this year’s film teaser: The legendary...
May 26th, 2013 | News | Read More

Ice Axe to lead Vanessa O’Brien in Explorer’s Grand Slam Record Attempt

Ice Axe is honored to be a part of Vanessa O’Brien’s North Pole Expedition, starting on April 10, 2013. With the success of the North Pole Expedition, Vanessa will have completed the Explorer’s Grand Slam in eleven months, faster than any woman ever has. Read the article in the Boston...
April 4th, 2013 | News | Read More