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The simple, straightforward goals and aspirations of this major PLC fit perfectly with the North Pole Classic Expedition. The synergy of both the sponsor and the expedition is borne out by Northgate's strategy statement for the future "We know where we are going and we know how to get there"
Northgate plc provides flexible vehicle solutions. Founded in the North East of England, the company is celebrating its 25th year in business. Northgate is the UK's market leader in vehicle rental, operating a fleet of over 90,000 vehicles from 110 locations throughout the UK, Ireland and Spain.
Energizer L91 lithium battery weigh one third less than ordinary batteries, last five times longer than alkaline batteries and will operate from –40°C to +60°C.
Chris Tiso has 14 shops in the UK, that stock the best in outdoor clothing and equipment. They have an ethos of offering exceptional customer service and work closely with some of the premier names in the industry. Their expedition service can supply and advise on specialist equipment.
The name Karrimor is synonymous with quality rucksacks that have been used for decades on “cutting edge” expeditions. Working closely with Karrimor R & D department, the team developed a 100 litre capacity rucksack to accommodate their needs.
Since the 1950’s Bynje have produced high performance underwear that keeps the body warm and dry during demanding activities. They have combined the best of modern fibres (meraklon) with merino wool.
Conrad used Ullfrotte to the South Pole and was impressed. Their mits and socks will withstand extreme temperatures and have an easy use ‘stretch feel’. They are represented in the UK by who also supply quality Gransfors axes and Swedish steel firelighters.
Petzl were the inventors of the headlamp and are constantly innovating to find the right “hands free lighting” for the job.
View muskox or hike, bike, kayak, raft, run and fish at the ultimate Arctic safari location, Arctic Watch. Or why not take part in the World’s Most Northern Marathon.
Probably the worlds leading website for information about Polar travel and Extreme Expeditions run by people who’ve done it!
Tom & Tina greatly assisted the design of this website and helped with many North Pole photos.
The ultimate lightweight solutions for simple, fast and dependable communication for use on expeditions. Practical solutions developed for use on Everest, the Oceans and the Poles. IT WORKS!
Combining years of personal experience at senior management level and a passion for innovative technology has enabled the company to develop numerous groundbreaking products.
The Fisher E99 has stood the test of time in terms of being a traditional touring ski. This ski has been used on countless expeditions. The team are grateful to FISHER for adding extra strength to this ski for the “toughest test in the world”.
The UK’s premier PR/media consultants for expeditions and PLC’s. They have an impressive portfolio of ‘big name’ expeditions and explorers behind them.

Established in 1983, GWB Advertising has produced high quality design and artwork for many UK companies. Our service, involving everything from conceptual design through to artwork and print production, targets a complete spectrum of requirements from corporate identity creation to websites, brochures, point of sale and packaging.
Producers of sleeping pad and inflatable mattresses. Although not as well known as other manufacturers, weight for thermal insulation their products are terrific. With over 20 years experience their technical knowhow is tried and tested.
For over 30 years they have worked to develop camera carrying systems - their product portfolio is impressive.
Air Canada offers more flights from the UK to Canada than any other airline, as well as quick and easy connections across Canada.
Canadian based GV Snowshoes have been making quality snowshoes since 1959 and are official suppliers to the Canadian Armed Forces. We used the top of the range model Polar Trail on this gruelling journey. The energy saver pivot system proved its worth in the rough ice.

Our thanks also go to the many individuals who have helped and supported us –THEY KNOW WHO THEY ARE.