By Gregg Aamot/Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — Will Steger is fit and trim at 63, planning his latest grueling expedition to the far reaches of the planet, and loathe to take a vacation. But he’s getting ready to turn things over to the youngsters. When the famed Minnesota explorer leads an expedition to the Canadian Arctic […]
DENNIS and STACIE WOODS, a married couple from Seattle, choose their vacation destinations based on what they fear is fated to destruction. This month it was a camping and kayaking trip around the Galápagos Islands. Last year, it was a stay at a remote lodge in the Amazon, and before that, an ascent of Mount […]
TV2 in Oslo, Norway covers the story of Will and Ellesmere Island Expedition team member Tobias Thorleifsson during the Norway media tour. The story is recorded in Norwegian. Click here to view the video.
WILL STEGER TO EXPLORE ARCTIC WITH INTERNATIONAL YOUNG EXPLORER TEAM Steger to lead six young explorers on a 60-day, 1,400-mile dogsled expedition across Ellesmere Island, an area on the front-line of global warming. MINNEAPOLIS – December 3, 2007: In early 2008, polar explorer Will Steger will lead a team of six young explorers on a […]
WILL STEGER RECEIVES TWO AWARDS MINNEAPOLIS – October 31, 2007: Today the Will Steger Foundation announced that Will Steger is the recipient of two prestigious international awards for his exploration of climate change: the 2007 Lowell Thomas Award, presented jointly by The Explorer’s Club and Rolex Watch U.S.A., Inc.; and National Geographic Adventure’s Second Annual […]
The Weather Channel’s Dr. Heidi Cullen features Will Steger in her Forecast Earth series. A story about adventurers who travel to the far ends of the earth to bring their observations of climate change. Click here to view the video.
by Steve Marsh Will Steger’s Arctic Spacesuit April 1, explorer Will Steger leaves for a seventy-day sub-Arctic expedition to Ellesmere Island in Canada. He won’t forget to pack his Wild Things high-altitude one-piece. “This is how I survive in the Arctic, where teh temperature can range from -55 to 20 Fahrenheit,” says Steger. “I wear […]
Bob Dotson of NBC’s Today Show visits the Steger homestead in Ely, Minnesota to produce a profile on Will for their American Story series. The story chronicles a modern day explorer who has spent the last 45 years years traveling the far reaches of the Arctic and Antarctic regions. Click here to view the video.
National Geographic’s Wild Chronicles host, Boyd Matson, joined the 2007 Baffin Island Expedition team in Clyde River on the northern coast of Baffin Island, as part of their Wild Chronicles series. The program aired nationally on PBS. Click here to view the video.
Sam Branson’s story, “The Iceman Cometh” in Esquire Magazine, contains an 8-page fashion photo spread along with Sam’s experience on the Ellesmere Island Expedition. On newsstands now.