Inherent challenges chronicling expeditions of Minnesota explorer By Scott Stowell Jerry Stenger met Minnesota polar explorer Will Steger at a somewhat inopportune time. Steger was loading his cargo plane at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport in 1989 for what became his historic International Trans-Antarctic Expedition. Back then, Stenger was supervisor of the University of St. Thomas […]
By Angela Davis July 13, 2017 5:30 PM MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The debate over climate change hit a high this week when a massive iceberg broke off Antarctica. While some experts believe this was a naturally-occurring event, others say it provides strong evidence that global warming is real. Among them is polar explorer and Minnesota […]
Steger issued the following statement in response to news of the Delaware-sized iceberg that has broken off Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf MINNEAPOLIS – July 12, 2017 – Will Steger, polar explorer and founder of the Minneapolis-based nonprofit Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy, issued the following statement in reaction to news about the massive […]
KARE-11 12/12/13 In 1986, Minnesota native Will Steger made the first– confirmed– unsupported dogsled journey to the North Pole. He has some advice for making it through ‘our’ cold snap– without ‘snapping’
December 2012 By Jeff Blumenfeld In March 2013, American John Huston and Norwegian Toby Thorleifsson will take part in the New Land 2013 Ellesmere Island Expedition, a 72-day journey across 630 miles of one of the last untouched wildernesses on Earth, the Canadian Arctic. With sled dogs and on skis, the four-man party will retrace […]
National Geographic Magazine features a story in their October 2012 issue on Will Steger Foundation expedition team members, Eric and Sarah McNair-Landry. The Explorers Journal column describes the first kite-skiiing traverse of the Northwest Passage. Image provided Will Steger Foundation, Abby Fenton. . Click here to see the inside page and image…
Enough with the Angry Birds already. Here’s an app really worth the money: PrimaLoft, the manufacturer of performance insulations and yarns, is sponsoring National Geographic Adventure: Greatest Stories Ever Told, a new iPad app developed from National Geographic magazine’s archives.
By National Geographic SocietyPosted: March 28, 2012 The editors of National Geographic present the greatest adventure stories ever told! This app features amazing stories of explorers at the moment of discovery, and their adventures on journeys around the world — enhanced with video, stunning photography, and interactive graphics. Immerse yourself in the world of adventure, […]
By Mark FrauenfelderPosted: March 28, 2012 This app features amazing stories of explorers at the moment of discovery, and their adventures on journeys around the world — enhanced with video, stunning photography, and interactive graphics.
For the first time in 25 years, the eight-person Steger North Pole Expedition team reunited in St. Paul for a two-day reunion slash love fest attended by hundreds of Minnesota fans. Held at the Minnesota History Center, the May 17 event included displays of the famed Polar Capsule, on loan from The Explorers Club; an […]