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2021 Expedition Round-up

The 2021 Antarctic season was one of the most challenging in ALE’s history, with an ongoing pandemic, disparate and changing travel regulations, and incredibly challenging Antarctic weather conditions. Despite this, an intrepid group of Antarctic expeditions set their sights on the South Pole and beyond. Here is a round-up of the 2021 season expeditions. The [...]

In the Spotlight - Nestor Suan

Posted  05/19/22 in General Interest

Name: Nestor Suan Role: Head Chef 1st ALE Season: 2018 Nationality: Malaysia Working as an Antarctic chef has many challenges and rewards – and takes a special kind of person. Head chef Nestor Suan shares some insights into what brings him to Antarctica and the unique challenges of Antarctic cuisine. What brought you to work for [...]

Reducing Exposure To Hazards

Our Travel Safety Team are always busy with behind the scenes work in Antarctica. Travel Safety manager Simon Abrahams and Mechanic Nigel Blenkharn recently travelled 1300km to deliver our Toyota Hilux to our South Pole Camp, where it will be used for logistical support. What’s the large object projecting from the front of the truck? [...]

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

Posted  06/1/21 in General Interest

Below you will find answers to questions and concerns regarding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the ways in which Antarctic Logistics & Expeditions (ALE) plans to adjust operations for the 2021-22 season to minimize risks to guests and staff and have a safe and successful season. The information has been broken up into four sections: [...]

In the Spotlight Stephanie Taylor

Posted  03/17/21 in General Interest

After working in the Salt Lake City office for 10 years and visiting Antarctica twice, Steph has seen many sides of ALE. We asked her about some of her most memorable experiences, both on the ice and off...

In The Spotlight - Sue Staniland

Posted  03/8/21 in General Interest

Name: Sue Staniland Role: Punta Arenas Operations Manager 1st ALE Season: 2003 Nationality: New Zealand       What first brought you to work for ALE? I had previously worked for ANI in Patriot Hills in the 90s when Mike Sharp was camp manager. Mike became a partner when ALE was formed, they were looking for [...]

View the 2021 Total Solar Eclipse

Posted  12/4/20 in General Interest, Press Release, Trips

Salt Lake City, Utah – December 4, 2020 Antarctic Logistics & Expeditions (ALE), in collaboration with TravelQuest International (TQ), will be gathering a select group of guests to view the total solar eclipse on December 4, 2021, at the furthest possible point from their everyday lives: deep in the heart of Antarctica. In the early [...]

What's in a Name?

Posted  11/17/20 in Antarctic History, General Interest

Have you ever wondered how a place or feature is named in Antarctica? Who decided to call it Elephants Head or Dronning Maud Land or the Sentinel Range? And does everyone agree on these names? History of Antarctic Naming Throughout history, people have named the places where they have lived and traveled. From countries and [...]

Ice Core Research and Climate Change Models

Professors Chris Fogwill and Chris Turney are in the news again, with a new study that highlights the crucial role that Antarctic sea ice plays in controlling global CO² levels. ARC Linkage Research Project ALE has a long association with the duo, providing logistic and financial support for fieldwork focused on changes in ice sheet [...]

In The Spotlight - Melanie Morrill

Posted  08/10/20 in General Interest

Name: Melanie Morrill Role: Salt Lake City Operations Manager 1st ALE Season: 2004 Nationality: USA What first brought you to work for ALE? Before ALE, I was working as a Travel Agent with Meetings & Incentives Groups. When ALE decided to base its headquarters in Utah I became the first employee and booking manager in Salt [...]

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