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Wednesday, July 15

Expedition Info

Click the interactive pdf below to read a brief overview of this year's extreme Arctic expedition:

Read more about the expedition on the BSES website - CLICK HERE

Team Arctic 2009

A BSES expedition is formed of one or more 'fires'. A Fire is a group of people that historically would hold 12 people in total as this was the number that the founding member of the society, Surgeon Commander George Murray Levick , believed fitted best around a camp fire.

The Fires were decided at the beginning of the expedition and now appear here:

1. Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch
(Mountaineering first, kayaking second)
James Oldham
James Leadill
David Russell
Rowan Ellwood
Emma Jennings
Alex Bennion
Nahom Kagnew
Will Gibson
Lucy Phillips

2. Drittunge
(Mountaineering first, kayaking second)
Gabby Sherry
Laura Gribble
Rose Matheson
Tasha Twine
Katie Gaffney
Laura Tyler
Callum Harris
Alistair Clark

3. The BBMT Crew
(Kayaking first, mountaineering second)
Emma Jennings
Clem Jolly
Holly Curson
Danielle Metcalfe
James Abbott
Trou Delaney
Nathan Sharps

4. Man Mountain
(Kayaking first, mountaineering second)
Izzy Robinson
Luke Wotton
Peter Brooks
Rachael Wood
Ruth Talliss
Sam Driver

Support BSES

BSES is a youth development charity that has been running fieldwork expeditions since 1932. Our work simply wouldn't be possible without our funders, supporters and fantastic volunteer leaders.

If you feel you would like to contribute towards expeditions in future years and help more young people develop into more rounded individuals, you can do so by clicking the link below.

If you would like to support our charity, any amount large or small will be greatly appreciated. To find out more about BSES use the links on the right hand side.

Click below to donate now. Thank You!

Arctic Kayaking 2010

This expedition will be running again next year to enable us to conduct year on year fieldwork and build up a body of knowledge.

We are now taking applications for next years expedition as well as other 2010 summer expeditions:

If you are between 16-23 and up for a potentially life-changing challenge, download an application form HERE

It could be you next year!