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Expedition 2: Crossing Iceland

The world beyond

With proposed budget cuts on the table that would put our wild lands and natural resources at risk, and an administration that is dismissing science and scientific evidence as fantasy, there is no more important time in our history to emphasize our critical need for...

The glaciers of Iceland

The glaciers in Iceland are receding at unprecedented rates. A pioneering glaciologist, Helgi Björnsson, sat down with us to discuss the history of glaciers in Iceland and the impacts that climate change is having on them....

Breakdown in the snow

Today was the day to pack up camp for the last time and head back to civilization. A bit of a bummer day for the team, as we love being out in the wild, but also...

Wind and fire!

"Two things I don't like to talk about: wind and polar bears. They seem to control my mind out here and I simply want to face them alone. The wind demands constant reflection on your body's temp, and the tough-mindedness to be a bit cold at...

Video Update: Gear and Tech

As a follow-up to our post yesterday about our awesome gear and tech, watch as Aaron showcases and describes some of our key pieces that help keep us safe and allow us to deliver our adventure learning program to you....

Gear and Tech

Another windy day, but with smaller hills to climb and some decent downhill at times, we were able to move forward at a good pace. By late afternoon, the wind shifted to our back, and we felt like we were being pushed along a moving...

Land of fire and ice

Known as the land of fire and ice, Iceland is a fascinating mix of ancient volcanoes, glaciers, and geothermal pools....