North Pole – Ski Last Degree

Altitude 10m, Grade 2D

If you have always dreamed of a journey to the top of the world, but could not afford the cost or have the time to invest in a full 60 day expedition.

Adventure Peaks offers an exciting two week alternative: North Pole Last Degree Expedition.

Unlike the journey to South Pole the North Pole Last Degree is across dynamic pack ice that requires you to be flexible to deal with the many obstacles that you will face; open water, huge pressure ridges and extreme weather. The expedition begins in the remote village of Longyearbyen in Norway, well above the Arctic Circle, from where we take a charter flight close to latitude 89 degrees north. From here we set out for the Geographic North Pole an incredibly beautiful and breathtaking journey that will be a tough test of endurance in temperatures as cold as -35°C.  In less than two weeks you have arrived at the top of the globe, before a helicopter picks you up for your return journey.

Return flights MUST be alterable, and booked for one week after the date shown to allow for possible delays in flying back from the Arctic.
Photo Copyright: Sebastian Merriman

Trip dossier

North Pole Last Degree

  • International flights from London (Flight inclusive package)
  • A British expedition team leader. Small groups may use a local leader. 
  • Permits, charges, importation taxes and levies payable to the Local Authorities in connection with the expedition. 
  • Food, fuel and cooking equipment.
  • Hotel and other accommodation in Longyearbyen  on a Bed & Breakfast basis (2 nights at the start only)
  • All tents and other communal equipment necessary for the expedition. 
  • Medical safety equipment and supplies. 
  • Communication equipment. Each member on a Grade 3B or above are normally provided with a radio whilst on the expedition
  • 90 – 120 litre kit bag for expedition members for UK based clients. A logoed top will be substituted for all clients residing outside of the UK and for returning customers. 
  • 15% discount off the RRP on equipment and clothing purchased from Adventure Peaks shop.
  • Hotel nights in Longyearbyen at the end of your trip.  
  • Personal climbing clothes and equipment.
  • Personal insurance, visas, departure tax and inoculations.
  • Drinks and hotel or guest house meals, unless specified.
  • Personal medical supplies and personal use of communication equipment.
  • Excess baggage.
  • Costs associated with an expedition finishing early.
  • Costs associated with you leaving an expedition early.
  • Costs associated with extending a trip due to bad weather or other circumstances 

It is vitally important that you have adequate travel insurance for your trip with Adventure Peaks. We recognise the complexity and variety of choice in the insurance market and know that many of you either have your own preferred insurer or have annual multi trip cover in place already. If this is the case, please ensure that your insurer is aware of your Adventure Peaks itinerary and can agree to cover the activities being undertaken.

Adventure Peaks do not provide any advice on travel insurance, although it is a requirement of our booking conditions that you have travel insurance which covers the activities which you are likely to be undertaking on your holiday. Cover must include emergency medical, helicopter evacuation, repatriation and rescue expenses.

It is strongly recommended that suitable cancellation insurance is purchased at the time of booking as all deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable.

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The Initial Deposits for this booking will be :£5000 per Person


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