'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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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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The Sailing of the Kayaks and the Return to 80 Degrees North

  Ocean swell rolls by, stormy with frothy tops; with a flurry of wings, hundreds of Murres erupt from the water in front of our bows. Like flying penguins these black and white birds launch into the sky or dive below the surface as we come driving forwards, often mere centimeters from them when they choose to evade up or down. The sky is filled with them and often they choose to fly in close
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80 Degrees North and the Case of the Missing Food Drop

This last week has been full of bench marks, plus trails and tribulations. We crossed the northern coast of Spitsburgen island and its three major fjords with amazing weather and flat seas, we reached 80 degrees north and the northern tip of spitsburgen, we rounded into the hinlopenstretet and laid eyes on the coast of nordaustlandet on the other side(our big challenge to come). Though we did not
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80 Degrees North and the Case of the Missing Food Drop

This last week has been full of bench marks, plus trails and tribulations. We crossed the northern coast of Spitsbergen island and its three major fjords with amazing weather and flat seas, we reached 80 degrees north and the northern tip of Spitsbergen, we rounded into the Hinlopenstretet and laid eyes on the coast of Nordaustlandet on the other side(our big challenge to come). Though we did not
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