My 30+ years of experience in planning and executing hundreds of polar expeditions has given me valuable skills, knowledge and insights.
As a client you can tap into these resources to give your project both a kick-start into action and a structured progression of achievable objectives.
My polar career includes:
❄️ 4 new ski routes to the South Pole
❄️ North Pole ski expeditions, from Russia, to Canada and multiple last degree treks
❄️ +30 North and South Pole treks and expeditions
❄️ 2 Greenland crossings
❄️ ski expeditions in Iceland, Ellesmere Island, Patagonia, Queen Maud Land, Antarctic Peninsula
❄️ manhauling, snowkiting, fat-biking, air, ground and seaborne travel
❄️ annual guiding in Svalbard
❄️ safety equipment and procedures for polar bears, glacier travel, avalanche, sea ice travel
❄️ entered Antarctica from Punta Arenas, Ushuaia, Cape Town, Hobart and Christchurch, by aircraft, ice breaker and yacht
❄️ familiarity with Arctic gateways - Longyearbyen, Resolute, Khatanga, Kangerlussuaq, Tasiilaq
❄️ working with professional photographers and film production companies
❄️ working with all ages - our youngest is 4, our oldest 78
❄️ multinational - we have worked with more than 30 different nationals
❄️ respect for all gender communities
❄️ NGO and government organisations
❄️ SOLAS and Polar Code
❄️ military training
❄️ co-founder and president of the International Polar Guides Association (IPGA)
❄️ IPGA Polar Expedition Guide
❄️ co-creator of the Polar Expeditions Classification Scheme (PECS)
❄️ former polar guide for Antarctic Logistics and Expeditions (ALE), Australian Antarctic Division, Greenpeace, Walking With The Wounded
❄️ expertise with air and logistics providers - ALE, ALCI, White Desert, Ultima/ALCI, Vicaar, Barneo AG, Kenn Borek
❄️ working with Guinness World Records
Select from four levels of service.
How to proceed with with your polar expedition consultation service.
- Submit the following form. This is not a commitment to proceed with my services, it's just an indication of whether your project is feasible.
- I will respond with an initial feasibility comment and a proposal. You can choose to proceed or not.
- If you choose to proceed, read the agreement and waiver documents, sign and return to me. Let's go!
- If you require an Environmental Impact Assessment Permit for Antarctica you will be required to complete an additional expedition questionnaire