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Inside An Explorer’s Mind: Survival, Innovation, Design—A Will Steger Exhibition

September 14, 2013 Minneapolis, MN—The Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) is pleased to present a unique exhibition featuring the sustainable design work of world-renowned polar explorer Will Steger. The first person to reach both Poles by dogsled, Steger is known by many titles—educator, photographer, and explorer. He has spent more than fifty years […]

Art School Displays Custom Gear Designed by Will Steger

September 23, 2013 Will Steger has traveled tens of thousands of miles across the Polar regions. For more than 50 years he has designed and adapted his clothing and gear to withstand harsh Arctic conditions. For the first time, his gear is on display at a museum. The exhibit, “Inside an Explorer’s Mind: Design, Innovation, […]

National Geographic: 125 Years of Great Explorations

National Geographic published a special addition magazine marking the anniversary of their 125 years of great explorations.  Will Steger in interviewed and pictured in the lead article “Why Explore” by Peter Miller. Further in the publication, Will Steger’s photograph from his historic 3741-mile dogsled traverse of Antarctica, the 1989-90 International Trans-Antactica Expedition is displayed in […]

Don Shelby interview: Adventurer Will Steger

June 10, 2013 Curated by Don Shelby My most recent expedition took me into the aisles of the local grocery store stalking the elusive Greek yogurt and truffle oil. I approached the Greek yogurt downwind and captured it. An indigenous woman in a blue shirt and nametag told me that she had never heard of […]

Ten Grants That Illuminated the World

  National Geographic Grantmaking Reaches 10,000 Mark WASHINGTON, Dec. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Excavation of the lost Inca city of Machu Picchu by archaeologist Hiram Bingham. Jane Goodall’s groundbreaking study of wild chimpanzees. The pioneering exploration of the deep sea by Jacques-Yves Cousteau. All the legacy of National Geographic grants.  

National Geographic – 50 Greatest Pictures

Will Steger’s famous “Lunchbreak” shot from the 1989-90 International Trans-Antarctic Expedition is featured in the 2011 National Geographic 50 Greatest Pictures magazine.   Click here to see the image…

National Geographic Dream Trips

Dream Trip: Traverse the High Arctic, Canada – by Will Steger   Twenty of the world’s top athletes and explorers share their wildest dream trips—a dazzling list of never attempted feats daunting to even these world-class competitors. For the rest of us, consider their must-do adventures—and start planning.    

Wild Things Gear

Wild Things Gear Will Steger is featured in the newly redesigned Wild Things Gear website. Wild Things has been a long time sponsor and manufacture of the Arctic clothing for Will Steger’s expeditions. See the online feature from the Wild Things website – July 2010

NBC Today Show

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.