If you are planning your own adventure and are looking for encouragement and advice, you will find practical help as well as plenty of inspiration on the websites of the adventurers and organisations listed below.
The UK's national association of youth expedition organisations. A charity which promotes safe and responsible expeditions for young people.
Providing support for individuals and organisations that are removing barriers faced by disabled people seeking full and meaningful participation in adventure sport and expeditions. EA develops and manufactures specialised equipment and runs annual inclusive expeditions and programmes for teams of disabled and non-disabled people.
Founded by a member of Scott's 1911-12 Antarctic expedition, BE is the oldest youth development charity in Britain. It organises scientific expeditions for 16 to 24 year olds to places like Svalbard, Greenland and Antarctica.
Geography Outdoors is the centre supporting field research, exploration and outdoor learning at the Royal Geographical Society in London. It provides information, training and advice to anyone involved in expeditions, field research or outdoor learning in the UK and overseas.
An organisation based in America that celebrates and promotes women in exploration and scientific expeditions.
The UK 'antenna' of the International Polar Foundation which aims to communicate and educate the public about Polar research and the Polar regions. The Foundation has three separate websites which deal with Science, Education and Exploration individually.
The WCMT is a living tribute to Sir Winston Churchill. It awards annual Travelling Fellowships to British Citizens from a wide range of disciplines and occupations to enable them to acquire knowledge and experience abroad in their chosen field.
A personal development scheme for young people which includes an element of expedition training.
Membership is open to all past and present employees of the British Antarctic Survey, as well as past employees of the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey and Operation Tabarin.
The Trust aims to celebrate British endeavour in the Antarctic and commemorate those who have lost their lives in the persuit of scientific knowledge and exploration in Antarctica.
Wanderer, the only way
is your footsteps, there is no other.
Wanderer, there is no way,
you make the way as you go.
As you go, you make the way
and stopping to look behind,
you see the path that your feet
will never travel again.
Wanderer, there is no way -
only foam trails in the sea.
by Antonio Machado