Our 100 mile sled into Atomfjella took us across frozen sea ice, over glaciers and before enormous serac-spewing glacial fronts. Even in the fog and intermittent blizzards we felt dwarfed by everything this island showed us. It's before this same glacier, approximately half way to our camp zone, that a British student would be mauled to death by a polar bear some 3 months later.
Photos and captions by Dan Milner
Svalbard is one of the most remote places on earth. It’s located north of mainland Europe, midway between mainland Norway and the North Pole. There’s more polar bears than humans that live there. So when Jeremy Jones, and Terje Haakonsen decided to take a trip there, we just had to document it.
Check out the full story in our November issue out now!