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31 Jul 2020

THE QUEST TO THE LAST PLACE ON EARTH

After more than three decades of exploration, Jim McNeill has one last expedition on his mind – the trek to the Northern Pole of Inaccessibility, the last unreachable spot on the globe – but he’s training regular people for the trip...

THE QUEST TO THE LAST PLACE ON EARTH

Wolsey Website

1 Jan 2019

The ‘Pole of Inaccessibility’ Has Eluded Adventurers for More Than a Century

This winter, explorers will once again set out for the most remote part of the Arctic Ocean

The ‘Pole of Inaccessibility’ Has Eluded Adventurers for More Than a Century

Smithsonian Magazine

11 Jun 2018

Ice Warrior

Nichola meets the man behind Ice Warrior, which trains ordinary people to become modern-day explorers in the Arctic.

Ice Warrior

Dartmoor Links

26 Apr 2017

Inside Ice Warrior, Adventuring to Combat Climate Change

If you thought the era of great explorers was over, think again. Jim McNeill is the founder of Ice Warrior, an organization that trains ordinary people to go on extraordinary expeditions to the Arctic and bear witness to the changing state of the natural world.

Inside Ice Warrior, Adventuring to Combat Climate Change

Adobe Spark Spotlight

8 Oct 2015

Jim McNeill discusses his expedition to the North Pole of Inaccessibility

Jim McNeill discusses his expedition to the North Pole of Inaccessibility, on Radio 5live.

Jim McNeill discusses his expedition to the North Pole of Inaccessibility

BBC

2 Jan 2009

Arctic explorer in Thames trial

An Arctic explorer has taken to the River Thames to test a home-made vessel built for his next expedition.

 Arctic explorer in Thames trial

BBC

24 Aug 2007

Arctic diary: Tracking wolves

Professional explorer Jim McNeill travelled to Ellesmere Island with a BBC Natural History Unit crew to capture the elusive Arctic wolf on camera. The Arctic wolf lives in the Canadian Arctic and Greenland; only rarely does it interact with humans. Mr McNeill has been writing a diary of his experiences on the expedition for the BBC News.

Arctic diary: Tracking wolves

BBC

20 Feb 2006

Explorer set for historic Arctic adventure

British Arctic explorer Jim McNeill sets off on Monday on one of the most demanding polar expeditions ever attempted.

Explorer set for historic Arctic adventure

BBC

27 Apr 2004

British man scores polar success

A British man has completed the first leg of his quest to reach all four North Poles.

British man scores polar success

BBC

1 Jan 2020

Could you cut it as a polar explorer?

Ever wondered how people prepare for spending weeks in the frozen tundra? We join the Ice Warrior team to find out.

Could you cut it as a polar explorer?

Audi UK Magazine

5 Sept 2018

The Ice Warrior: Jim McNeill

Jim McNeill started Ice Warrior in 2001 and, since then, has led seven expeditions, training over 350 people to cope with our planet’s most extreme conditions in the process.

The Ice Warrior: Jim McNeill

The Moorlander

22 Oct 2017

Forget the North Pole—This Is the Real End of the Earth

In this week's Maphead, Ken Jennings takes us to the most inaccessible place on Earth.

Forget the North Pole—This Is the Real End of the Earth

Conde Nast Traveler

18 Oct 2015

The quest to conquer the other North Pole

In the centre of the Arctic Ocean there is a Pole that has yet to be conquered. Now a British team is planning a journey of more than 1,000km (800 miles) to be the first to reach the loneliest place on the ice.

The quest to conquer the other North Pole

BBC

8 Jan 2009

On the trail of the Arctic wolf

During summer 2007, professional explorer Jim McNeill travelled to Ellesmere Island with a BBC Natural History Unit crew, to capture the elusive Arctic wolf on camera. With his reputation as the "wolf finder", he recently returned to the region with the BBC team to see if they could carry on where they had left off. Here, he shares his adventure on the ice in the harsh Arctic conditions.

On the trail of the Arctic wolf

BBC

31 Jan 2008

Elusive wolves caught on camera

Remarkable new footage of Canada's Arctic wolves has been caught on camera by a BBC crew.

Elusive wolves caught on camera

BBC

10 Jul 2007

Arctic diary: Tracking wolves (1)

Professional explorer Jim McNeill has travelled to Ellesmere Island with a BBC Natural History Unit crew to capture the elusive Arctic wolf on camera. The Arctic wolf lives in the Canadian Arctic and Greenland; only rarely does it interact with humans. Mr McNeill is writing a diary of his experiences on the expedition for the BBC News website.

Arctic diary: Tracking wolves (1)

BBC

28 Aug 2005

Volunteers wanted for Arctic trip

Novice "ice warriors" are wanted to take part in an expedition to the Arctic, one of the most unforgiving environments on earth.

Volunteers wanted for Arctic trip

BBC

3 Mar 2003

Fireman starts epic polar trek

A fireman has set out on an epic challenge to become the first person to walk to all four North Poles.

Fireman starts epic polar trek

BBC