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What changes Will Steger saw on his latest Antarctica trip

By Paul Huttner February 6, 2019 Will Steger has been to the top and bottom of the world. He has seen climate change first hand in places most of us will never set foot. The famed Minnesota explorer and climate activist is just back from a return to Antarctica. He was surveying the changes from his […]

Antarctica Melting Fast

By Will Steger Letter to the Editor June 14, 2018 The alarm was sounded; sadly, we’re seeing it substantiated I was saddened but not surprised to see the June 14 article “Antarctica melting fast: Rate of ice loss triples, and window for action is short.” I’ve been sounding the alarm about the impacts of climate […]

Will Steger’s videographer speaks to the challenges: ‘You’re not going to get a second chance’

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 […]

‘It’s Climate Change’: Will Steger On Massive Iceberg Break-Off

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 […]

Polar Explorer Will Steger Issues Statement on Larsen C Split

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 […]

Cold weather advice from Will Steger

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’

NEW LAND 2013 EXPEDITION WILL DOCUMENT ELLESMERE ISLAND

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 – October 2012

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…

App Features NatGeo’s Greatest Stories Ever 

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.

National Geographic Adventure Presents The Greatest Stories Ever Told

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, […]