A fundraising game changer

This is my third year taking part in the Ice Warrior Inaccessible Pole project. I have undergone hours of tricky scenarios and training has been hard, but not as hard and soul-destroying as raising the money to actually get on the ice. I spent the weekend at the Royal Geographical Society's annual expeditions and fieldwork [...]

Fit for the Arctic

Dragging your own bodyweight across a frozen ocean for 10-12 hours per day, battling high winds while climbing over ice ridges requires each team member be at their peak of physical fitness. Here's how I've been preparing. I live in South East London, right next to the River Thames and only a 2-mile walk away [...]

Ice Warrior Core Skills Training

Following a recruitment drive utilising billboards from our sponsor Ocean Outdoor nearly 30 new trainees signed-up for the Ice Warrior Quest to the Inaccessible Pole. A varied and diverse group of men and women from all over the UK they ranged from electricians, personal trainers, psychologists, mechanics and TV presenters. Molding them into competent polar [...]