'Landet av Isbjørn' literally meaning 'the land of the ice bear' is the name often used for the islands of Svalbard

In the heart of the Arctic Ocean, at 76-81 degrees North, the Svalbard Archipelago remains one of the worlds last great 'firsts'. Despite numerous attempts, no one has ever paddled around all four main islands. Now, after 6 years of dreaming and planning to complete this epic trip, we are setting off to do just that. This will be our adventure amongst ice bears and Islands.

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We have a great assembly of strong people to achieve this trip.
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Previous Attempts at Svalbard

Here is a short video detailing the tribulations the last team that tried this expedition had to go through. This trip is no joke.

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Kokatat Confirmed as Major Sponsor

  Kokatat has come on board as our Major Sponsor for kayak clothing, providing us with all our dry suits, PFD’s and insulation wear. The enviroment we are heading into is harsh and Kokatat will be what stands between our bodies and the elements that could kill us on the water. Big Thanks.   we will be using – Kokatat Gore-tex Dry suits -Power dry fleece dry suit liners -Maxim
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New Promo Video is up.

3 people, 3 kayaks, 3 months, 3000 polar bears, 2000km’s around Svalbard Archipelago in Arctic Norway, 3 previous attempts none successful, latest attempt ended by a polar bear attack. Finally  I have our promo video done, it is always a challenge to create a short film piece that informs, entertains and keeps people interested. I originally aimed for under 3 minutes, though with such a big
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Melting sea ice & hungry bears

Things are now well underway for our Svalbard expedition this coming June.  With Jaime, PG and myself currently scattered around the globe, it hasn’t always been easy to line up the time zones and Skype while we’re all in civilisation.  Many of these calls have been in the middle of the night, when we’ve spent hours talking over logistics, strategies and equipment for the journey
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