Three Training Locations for Polar Travelers

Three Training Locations for Polar Travelers
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For the aspiring polar sledder, gaining the necessary experience to head off alone on the ice is difficult. Unlike kayaking or climbing, you can’t just hone your skills at the local crag or river. Learning the dark arts of polar travel requires a serious outlay of cash and time, and the ability to travel to remote places. For those with their sights set on big things in Antarctica, the Arctic Ocean, or the Canadian High Arctic, you need additional training in glacier travel and polar bear safety. For those who want to take their first steps in polar travel, ExWeb has created a summary of three classic cold-weather training grounds. Each varies in seriousness and difficulty. Scandinavia Unless you live in North America, this is the ideal place to learn sledding and winter campcraft. Norway, Sweden and Finland boast a... .... Continue Reading at Explorers Web



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