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2023 Expedition Roster

Each season Antarctic Logistics and Expeditions (ALE) is proud to support adventurers embarking on expeditions across Antarctica. These individuals have spent countless hours training, planning, and preparing for their journey. We admire their dedication and are honored to be their Antarctic partner. Join us in cheering on the following 2023 expeditions: Pole to Pole Route: [...]

In Memory of Alejo Contreras

Posted  11/14/23 in General Interest

Antarctic Logistics & Expeditions (ALE) is deeply saddened at the passing of Alejo Contreras, a prominent Antarctic expeditioner who was integral to the establishment and early operations of Adventure Network International (ANI), which later became ALE. Alejo dreamed of going to Antarctica since he was a child, a story he tells in his TedTalk regarding [...]

Travel to the South Pole

The bottom of the world, the globe’s most southern point… since the discovery of the Earth’s axis the South Pole has held a fascination for explorers and adventurers from all corners of the world. How does one get to the South Pole? Is it possible to travel there? Once you do make it, what is [...]

Skydiving for a Greater Cause

Posted  08/10/23 in General Interest

What makes people jump out of an aircraft, and what makes them want to break a world record while doing it? We talked to Nick Kush, one of the brains behind the Triple 7 , an expedition planned to break world records by skydiving on seven continents in seven days. It’s a sunny day in [...]

In the Spotlight - Hillary Westover

Posted  06/21/23 in General Interest

Name: Hillary Westover Role: Marketing and Content Specialist 1st Season: 2023 Nationality: USA What first brought you to ALE? I was initially attracted to ALE due to its solid reputation and the promising opportunities it presented. The company seemed like a great match for my skills and aspirations, so I decided to join the team. [...]

Criosfera 2 Installation

A new Brazilian scientific laboratory, the Criosfera 2, was installed this past summer on the Skytrain Ice Rise in Antarctica. The Criosfera 2, similar to its predecessor The Criosfera 1, is a completely self-sustaining laboratory. It uses only wind and solar energy to run year-round, as it collects meteorological information for the Brazilian National Institute [...]

In the Spotlight - Heather Bowers

Posted  05/2/23 in General Interest

Name: Heather Bowers Role: Marketing and Public Relations Manager 1st Season: 2023 Nationality: USA What first brought you to ALE? I like to describe it as fate. I was scrolling through Indeed one day and saw a posting for this marketing job related to Antarctica. I screenshotted it and sent it jokingly to my friends [...]

In the Spotlight - Darren McAulay

Posted  06/9/22 in General Interest

ALE guide Darren McAulay has helped guests reach Antarctic's highest summits, traverse its icy expanses, and experience the full breadth of what it has to offer. He also loves sharing his knowledge of the rocks, glacial features and processes that shaped the continent. We caught up with Darren at his home in the French Alps, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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