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Terrestrial Polar Guide

Terrestrial Polar Guides are approved by IPGA to guide professionally on polar land-ice, are highly skilled, and able to manage and lead all aspects of a polar land-ice expedition and able to manage, lead and consult on all aspects of an extended expedition to the South Pole.

Master Polar Guide

Master Polar Guides are approved by IPGA to guide professionally in the polar regions on land-ice and sea-ice, are highly skilled, and able to manage, lead and consult on all aspects of an extended expedition to the North and South Poles.

Honorary Polar Guide

Honorary Members have retired from active recurrent guiding. They have shown commitment and professionalism during a lasting career in polar guiding and/or exploratory endeavours. Honorarians are widely recognised as having contributed meaningful, inspiring and broadly-respected service to the fields of polar guiding and/or polar adventure. 

Active

Has guided within the last five years

Inactive

Has not guided for more than five years

                                                                                            

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GUIDE           COUNTRY    
  MEMBER SINCE    MEMBER NUMBER LEVEL   STATUS        VALIDITY  
Victor Boyarsky boyarsky-209x300 lowres Russia Russia June 2012 00004 Honorary Polar Guide
Dixie Dansercoer dixie greenland thumb Belgium Belgium September 2012 00010 Master Polar Guide Active Jan 2018
Conrad Dickinson Dickinson-Thumb England UK February, 2013 00012 Master Polar Guide Active Jan 2018
Christoph Höbenreich hbenreich portrait Austria Austria June 2012 00002 Master Polar Guide Active Jan 2018
Alain Hubert alain hubert 1-194x114 Belgium Belgium June 2012 00001 Master Polar Guide Active Jan 2018
Paul Landry Landry-portrait Canada Canada September 2014 00014 Honorary Polar Guide
Matty McNair mattybylee portrait Canada Canada January 2016 00017 Honorary Polar Guide
Sarah McNair-Landry South Pole Portrait Canada Canada December 2015 00016 Master Polar Guide Active Jan 2018
Sjur Mørdre Mordre-portrait Norway Norway October 2014 00015 Honorary Polar Guide
Jose Naranjo jose naranjo1 Spain Spain July 2012 00006 Master Polar Guide Active Jan 2018
Børge Ousland
photo valeri vasilevkiy thumb Norway Norway July, 2012 00007 Master Polar Guide Active Jan 2018
Eric Philips Eric-Portrait-1 thumb Australia  Australia June 2012 00003 Master Polar Guide Active  Jan 2018
Bengt Rotmo rotmo thumb Norway Norway February 2013 00013 Master Polar Guide Active Sept 2016
Will Steger WillSteger thumb USA USA July 2012 00008 Honorary Polar Guide
Audun Tholfsen Audun Tholfsen thumb Norway Norway March 2016 00018 Master Polar Guide Active Jan 2018
Doug Stoup Stoup USA USA October 2012 00011 Master Polar Guide Active Jan 2018
Thomas Ulrich portrait Switzerland Switzerland July 2012 00009 Master Polar Guide Active Jan 2018
 Richard Weber Richard Face close thumb  Canada  Canada June 2012  00005 Master Polar Guide Active  Sept 2015

 

                     

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