Bernice Notenboom at the Bottom and the Top of the World

Renowned writer, researcher and adventurer Bernice Notenboom has had some serious highs and lows in the past two years. On January 12 2008, she became the first Dutch woman to reach the South Pole. During her month-long expedition, Bernice and her team studied the effects of climate change on the ice, snow and glaciers of […]

Polartec Challenge Winners Converge Upon Everest

Unbeknownst to them, it appears as if two of this year’s Polartec Challenge Grant winners have converged upon Mt. Everest at the same time.  Paul Romero and Karen Lundgren, parents of young Jordan Romero, are currently making their way up Nuptse, a 25,000 ft. peak just 2 km west of Everest. Paul and Karen are […]