The list of experienced polar explorers/adventurers/expeditioners who were kind enough to contribute advice or stories to my book really makes me smile to read through.
Pen Hadow – The first Briton to reach the North Pole solo and unassisted from Canada
Jim McNeil – Jim is a polar explorer with 26 years’ experience of Arctic travel
Matty McNair – Who runs North Winds polar expeditions and training company on Baffin Island and has been to both poles
Charlie Paton – The first Scotsman to walk unsupported to the North Pole
Conrad Dickinson – Who has walked unsupported to the North Pole, South Pole and across the Greenland icecap
Erling Kagge – Half of the first team to walk unsupported to the North Pole
Ann Daniels – Joint first woman to reach the North and South Poles as part of all women teams
Børge Ousland – Who has skied to the North Pole four times including solo, winter and traverse expeditions
Helen Turton – Helen has skied to the North Pole on Last Degree expeditions and to the South Pole as part of the Women’s Commonwealth Antarctic Expedition.
Sarah McNair – Who has completed full distance expeditions to both the North and South Pole.
Fiona Thornewill – Joint first British woman to ski to both Geographic poles
Alex Hibbert – Holds the record for the longest polar journey of all time.
Antony Jinman – Who skied from land to the North Pole in 2010 and founded Education Through Expeditions
Robert Swan – The first person to walk to the North and South Poles
Hannah McKeand – Who holds the record for the fastest solo woman to the South Pole
Mike Thornewill – Mike has completed coastal expeditions to both the South and North Poles
Felicity Aston – Leader of the Women’s Commonwealth Antarctic expedition and the first woman to traverse Antarctica solo
How to Get to the North Pole:
and Other Iconic Adventures
Newly published for April 2012