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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, […]

Steger North Pole Expedition 25 Years Later: Where Are They Now?

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 […]

TPT Almanac

TPT’s Almanac program attends the 1986 North Pole Expedition reunion event at the MN History Center. David Gillette tracks Will Steger and other team members during the event. Click here to view the video.

25th Anniversary of Historic Dog Sled Expedition

On May 1st 1986 Will Steger, Paul Schurke and Ann Bancroft, all from Minnesota, were among six hardy souls who became the first documented, unsupported dog sled expedition to the North Pole. This week the original eight members of the team are all gathered in St Paul to celebrate the anniversary, the first time they […]

North Pole ’86 Expedition 25th Anniversary Celebration

Relive the trials and triumphs of the historic 1986 expedition to the North Pole with Minnesotans Will Steger, Paul Schurke and Ann Bancroft, Canada’s Brent Boddy and Richard Weber and New Zealand’s Geoff Carroll and Bob McKerrow. They endured 56 days skiing and dog sledding over a thousand miles of shifting sea ice with temperatures […]

ARCTIC ADVENTURE AWAITS AT NORTH POLE REUNION FAMILY DAY MAY 15

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Release Dated: April 20, 2011 MEDIA CONTACT:Nicole Rom Will Steger Foundation 612-278-7147 nicole@willstegerfoundation.org Julianna Olsen Marketing and Communications 651-259-3039julianna.olsen@mnhs.org   Quick Facts Event: North Pole Reunion Family Day Date: Sunday, May 15, 2011 Time: Noon to 4 p.m. Place: Minnesota History Center, 345 Kellogg Blvd W., St. Paul Cost: $10 adults, $8 […]

CELEBRATE LANDMARK ARCTIC JOURNEY WITH THE MINNESOTANS WHO MADE HISTORY 25 YEARS AGO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Release Dated: April 20, 2011 MEDIA CONTACT:Nicole Rom Will Steger Foundation 612-278-7147 nicole@willstegerfoundation.org Julianna Olsen Marketing and Communications 651-259-3039julianna.olsen@mnhs.org   Quick Facts Event: North Pole ’86 Expedition: 25th Anniversary Celebration Date: Tuesday, May 17, 2011 Time: 7 p.m. Place: Minnesota History Center, 345 Kellogg Blvd W., St. Paul Cost: $12 adults, $5 […]