The First Unsupported, Unassisted American Expedition to the North Pole

Sponsors
victorinox Victorinox Swiss Army: Expedition Title Sponsor. Whether you're going around the corner or around the globe, classically styled Swiss Army watches will make sure that you're equipped for life's adventures. No matter what those adventures might be. The VICTORINOX "Swiss Army Knife" is over 100 Years Old. This useful pocket Multi-Tool was legally registered on June 12, 1897. Over 34,000 of these pocket tools with the distinctive Swiss cross leave the factory in central Switzerland each day. Ninety per cent are for export to over 100 different countries and serve as ambassadors for Switzerland.
Bergans_logo-2 Bergans of Norway Official Performance Apparel Sponsor. Bergans of Norway Official Performance Apparel Sponsor. Bergans's philosophy has always been to provide functional equipment of the highest quality. Product testing in the arctic climate has been a focus since the beginning. By 1912 explorers like Roald Amundsen, Robert F. Scott, Ernest Shackelton and Wilhelm Filchner all were using our packs and soon the name Bergans became synonymous with backpacks. Bergans performs continuous product development working with skiers, climbers, mountaineers, adventurers and other experts. Product testing is extensive and performed in close co-operation with all categories of users - from the "ordinary" man and woman to extreme users on expeditions where the equipment's functionality and durability is challenged to the end.
DeLorme_logo DeLorme: Official GPS Sponsor. A Mapping Industry Leader for Over 30 Years. DeLorme has been directly responsible for many of the major technological advances made in the mapping industry over the past 30 years. The high-performance Earthmate GPS PN-20 is the first handheld receiver capable of displaying DeLorme software maps and Aerial Data Packets. For PDA and laptop users, the unique Earthmate GPS BT-20 enables connectivity via either Bluetooth or USB, for the ultimate in flexibility.
AMK_Be_Safe_logo Adventure Medical Kits: Adventure Medical Kits is the world leader in innovative first aid and outdoor survival gear that help people enjoy safe outdoor adventures.
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Brunton: Instinct. Adventure. Passion. Whatever it is that brings you outdoors, it's a common thread in us all. Explore the experience with Brunton.

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Eniva Eniva offers life-enhancing opportunities and products to the global community. Core to this philosophy is the principle of a strong and balanced nutritional foundation.
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gator_logo.jpg Gator Sports: Gator Sports has been a leader in providing cold weather accessories for outdoor sports for more than twenty years.
gopro_logo_flat Go Pro: Is a Northern California-based team of inventors and athletes dedicated to making it easy to use a camera during your favorite activities.
gg_logo_bw2.jpg Granite Gear: Granite Gear's mission from the beginning has been to bring innovations to outdoor gear. Granite Gear is about outdoor gear that really works "out there," where it really matters!
gv_logo_en GV Snowshoes is the only manufacturer in the world which uses the two new snowshoe technologies along with the various wooden models, in the ancestral traditional spirit.
Hlleberg Hilleberg has for over 30 years manufactured backpacking and mountaineering tents of the highest quality.
icebreaker_pm_copper_TM Ice Breaker: High performance socks with advanced technical features to maximise performance, fit and comfort.
Integral Integral Designs has been making serious expedition gear since 1986.
MFD Logo Midwest Freeze Dry is the industry leader utilizing our new cost effective solution non-chemical methods of vacuum freeze-drying.

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Mountain Safety Research manufacturers of the most reliable and functional backcountry gear in the world. The Therm-a-Rest Comfort System represents the next generation of on-the-go comfort.
oakley_logo Oakley: Sharp, clear vision. Optimal comfort, protection & performance.
logo-petzl Petzl's products are born, raised, and tested in the French Alps, one of the world's most intense alpine environments.
SOLE_Logo_Colour_Vertical Sole: Talk to any athlete who spends more than 20hrs a week training and they'll tell you the one piece of gear that makes them happiest is their custom footbeds.
Swix has been serving people around the world with high performance ski products for more than sixty years.
TerraPass TerraPass Inc. is a leading retailer of carbon offsets and consumer energy efficiency products through www.terrapass.com. The company also works with developers of greenhouse gas reduction projects to bring to market verified carbon credits.
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Compression_Logo-Suite 2XU: With an obsessive focus on delivering superior fabrics and tangible benefits to the wearer, 2XU has built a highly technical range of sports apparel that reflects relentless research and development.
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Wintergreen Wintergreen Designs hand crafts the finest outdoor clothing. The outdoors is our way of life.
World Wide Weather World Wide Weather 4 Expeditions: provides accurate descriptions of climatological characteristics and the possible dangers that may occur.
 
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