Feb 2016
Jan 2016
Starting Out

  • 27th February
    Mike flies to Murmansk, northern Russia, for further cold weather training.
  • 26th February
    James and Neil fly to Alaska to prepare for their partial crossing of the Bering Strait.
  • 22nd February
    Evgeny has written and sent the eight letters of endorsement to Raven Russia be signed and issued, which we hope will move our permit applications forward.
  • 18th February
    Mike attends meeting at the American Embassy in Moscow to discuss the expedition.
  • February 17th
    Mike meets the UK Ambassador in Moscow to discus our plans and route.

    Mike and James hauling one of the new kayaks across the beach.

    The Bering Strait Challenge 2017
    Expedition Patron: His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent GCVO