On Thin Ice: An Epic Final Quest into the Melting Arctic

On Thin Ice: An Epic Final Quest into the Melting Arctic


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493033676
Publisher: Falcon Guides
Publication date: 03/15/2018
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 665,718
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Eric Larsen has skied to both the geographic North Pole and South Pole, twice. He was also the first person to reach both poles under human power, and the summit of Mount Everest in a single calendar year. He has raced in the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon, summited Mount McKinley, and biked across the United States. A filmmaker, Larsen created “Melting: Last Race to the Pole,” a documentary about his “Save the Poles” expedition, which premiered on Animal Planet in December 2015. Larsen gives motivational and educational lectures to schools, universities, non-profits, and corporations around the world. A frequent media commentator, he has been featured in the New York Times, Time magazine, Outside magazine, National Geographic, The Guardian, and Men’s Journal, as well as on CNN, NBC News, CBS News, and BBC News, among other outlets. He lives in Boulder, Colorado.

Hudson Lindenberger is a Boulder-based adventure writer. His work has been published in Men’s Journal, Skiing, 5280, Women’s Running, Elevation Outdoors, and Story.

Table of Contents

Introduction: A Walking Buffet ix

Chapter 1 Finally 1

Chapter 2 I Must Be Nuts 45

Chapter 3 What a Long, Strange Trip It's Been 93

Chapter 4 Better Than a Stick in the Eye 111

Chapter 5 Walking in Their Footsteps 137

Chapter 6 Stretched Too Thin 163

Chapter 7 Ready, Set, Go 193

Chapter 8 A Sinking Ship 215

Afterword: Looking Forward 257

Notes 262

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