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Current trips

Greenland Spring Card

Greenland Spring Crossing 2022

From May-June 2022, together with Bård Helge Strand from Ousland Explorers, Mardi will co-guide an international team of three women and two men on a west to east ski crossing of the Greenland icecap.

This is Mardi's first crossing and is excited to learn from someone who has been across… Continue reading

Upcoming trips

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North Pole Ski Last Degree 2023

Between April 5 and 15, a multinational team - New Zealander, Indians, American and Australians - will ski the last degree across the frozen Arctic Ocean to the North Pole.

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North Pole Ski Last Degree 2023 #2

Between April 15 and 25 a team of Brits and Aussies will ski the last degree across the frozen Arctic Ocean to the North Pole.

Previous trips

Svalbard Polar Primer 2022

Participants learn the ropes of polar travel, cold management, safety and navigation. March 16 to 20, 2022

Svalbard Expedition #2 2022

Our annual expedition to the wonderful mountains, glaciers and fiords of Svalbard. March 24 to April 1, 2022.

Svalbard Expedition 2022

Our annual expedition to the wonderful mountains, glaciers and fiords of Svalbard. March 5 to 13, 2022.

Svalbard Expedition 2019

Our annual expedition to the wonderful mountains, glaciers and fiords of Svalbard. March 22 to 30.

Svalbard Polar Primer 2019

Participants learn the ropes of polar travel, cold management, safety and navigation. April 18 to 23

Australian Alps Advanced 2018

Follow us as we ski across the roof of Australia including a winter ascent of My Kosciuszko, Australia's highest peak.

Australian Alps Novice 2018

Our novice winter training trip in the Australian Alps, learning the basics of winter travel and camping

Svalbard Training 2018

Participants learn the ropes of polar travel, cold management, safety and navigation. April 18 to 23

North Pole Ski Last Degree 2018

Between April 4 and 14, a multi-national team - Swiss, German, Scottish and Australian - will ski the last degree across the frozen Arctic Ocean to the North Pole.

Svalbard Expedition 2018

Our annual expedition to the wonderful mountains, glaciers and fiords of Svalbard. March 22 to 30.

South Pole via Kansas Glacier 2017-18

Follow us as we ski 600+km from the Ross Ice Shelf to the South Pole via the untouched Kansas Glacier. Departing December 4 2017.

Greenland Traverse 2017

With this crossing of Greenland Jade Hameister continued her quest to be the youngest person to complete the Polar Hat Trick

Svalbard Expedition 2017

Our annual training expedition to the wonderful mountains, glaciers and fiords of Svalbard. Participants learn the ropes of polar travel, cold management, safety and navigation. March 15 to 25, 2017.

North Pole Extreme Ski 2017

Between April 4 and 14, Australians John Mullen and Eric Philips will ski the last degree across the Arctic Ocean to the North Pole. In September we completed a training trip in the Australian Alps during which time we learned of John's experiences in the Alaskan wilderness when in his 20's.

South Pole via Reedy Glacier 2016-17

A 34-day/605km ski expedition from the Ross Ice Shelf via the previously un-traversed Reedy Glacier to the South Pole.

South Pole Emperor Odyssey 2016

Our annual tour to Antarctica visiting the South Pole and Atka Bay Emperor penguin rookery. Guided by IPGA Master Polar Guide Jose Naranjo.

North Pole Expedition 2016

We guided 14yo old Australian schoolgirl Jade Hameister and her father on a 150km ski expedition across the frozen Arctic Ocean to the North Pole.

Spitsbergen Expedition - March 2016

Mardi Philips and her dad Eric on a kite-ski expedition into the mountains, glaciers and frozen fiords of Svalbard.

Kite-Ski Ulvetanna 2015

In December 2015 Icetrek director Eric Philips kite-skied solo from the coast of Antarctica inland to the Drygalski Mountains to see the iconic peaks of Ulvetanna and Holtana.

South Pole & Emperors 2015

Our annual tour to Antarctica visiting the South Pole and Atka Bay Emperor penguin rookery

South Pole to Pole Run 2012

Eric Philips guided ultra-distance marathoner Pat Farmer to the South Pole during the last leg of his Pole to Pole Run odyssey.

Arctic High North Pole 2012

Our North Pole Odyssey half degree expedition to the North Pole

North Pole to Pole Run 2011

We guided Australian ultra-distance marathoner Pat Farmer on the North Pole to Canada sector of his Pole to Pole Run odyssey.

North Pole Half Degree 2010

We guided a team of Australians on a half degree expedition to the North Pole.

North Pole Last Degree Ski 2010

We guided Dr. Cathy Speed on a last degree expedition to the North Pole.

Greenpeace Arctic Impacts Expedition. Greenland. 2009

A scientific and observational voyage around Greenland on board Greenpeace vessel, Arctic Sunrise. June to August 2009

School Antarctic sailing expedition 2009

A team of staff and students from Geelong Grammar School, Australia, sailed in expedition yachts to Antarctica. This is the first school expedition to Antarctica.

North Pole Wedding 2009

Icetrek organised the first wedding at the North Pole, between Alexis and Billy Browning. 2009

North Pole Last Degree Ski 2009

Last degree expedition to the North Pole. April 2009

North Pole Pole Last Degree Ski 2008

Last degree expedition to the North Pole. April 2008

Spitsbergen Ski Traverse. 2008

Svalbard ski expedition from Ny Alesund to Longyearbyen. March 2008

Ronne Ice Shelf to South Pole 2007-08

Team CANDU treks 925km in 38 days across Antarctica to reach the South Pole. Guided by Eric Philips for ALE. Dec 2007 to Jan 2008

North Pole Last Degree Ski 2007

A multi-national ski across the last degree to the North Pole

Sarsen Voyage to Antarctica 2006-07

Voyage from Australia to east-Antarctica

North Pole Last Degree Ski 2006

All-Australian Last Degree Ski Expedition

North Pole Last Degree Ski 2005

All-Australian Last Degree Ski Expedition

North Pole Last Degree Ski 2004

All-Australian Last Degree Ski Expedition

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