Greenland Frozen Frontier

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Accompany Steve Backshall to Greenland, where he aims to kayak across the world’s largest fjord during the Arctic’s most volatile and dangerous time of year – the spring melt – in an attempt to understand how rising temperatures impact the area.

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Greenland - Frozen Frontier

Accompany Steve Backshall to Greenland, where he aims to kayak across the world’s largest fjord during the Arctic’s most volatile and dangerous time of year – the spring melt – in an attempt to understand how rising temperatures impact the area.

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Refueling on the Fjord
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Refueling on the Fjord
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After kayaking through the fjord for an hour, Steve, Aldo and Sarah stop to eat and hydrate. They need to take on 6,000 ca
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Greenland - Frozen Frontier
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Greenland - Frozen Frontier
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Accompany Steve Backshall to Greenland, where he aims to kayak across the world’s largest fjord during the Arctic’s most v
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Husky Ride
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Husky Ride
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Steve and the team are in Greenland to kayak an Arctic fjord earlier in the year than has ever been possible, due to warmi
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Packing a Kayaking Kit
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Packing a Kayaking Kit
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As they prepare for their expedition in Greenland, Aldo helps pack the kayaks while Steve and Sarah attempt to get a bette
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Greenland - Frozen Frontier
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Greenland - Frozen Frontier
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Accompany Steve Backshall to Greenland, where he aims to kayak across the world’s largest fjord during the Arctic’s most v
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Warding Off a Polar Bear
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Warding Off a Polar Bear
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The crew spots a lone polar bear wandering toward their camp in search of food. Hoping to avoid injury between either part
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Day One in Greenland
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Day One in Greenland
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As the team begins kayaking along the longest fjord system on the planet, they go over safety precautions for their trip.
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When the Polar Bear Encounter Became Serious

Steve and the team discuss their reaction as a polar bear approached their camp on the Scoresbysund fjord.
When the Polar Bear Encounter Became Serious

Behind the Scenes: the Frozen Frontier Expedition

Image of Steve Backshall overlooking water.
Steve checking out the route ahead in Scoresbysund. | Credit: Rosie Gloyns/True to Nature Ltd.
Image of Steve Backshall kayaking.
Steve kayaking on Scoresbysund. | Credit: Stu Trowell/True to Nature Ltd.
Image of Steve Backshall sitting with a husky.
Steve and his lead husky. | Credit: Rosie Gloyns/True to Nature Ltd.
Image of a camp site.
Camp site on the edge of a fjord. | Credit: Stu Trowell/True to Nature Ltd.
Image of kayakers.
Martin, Sarah, Steve and Aldo in Scoresbysund. | Credit: Stu Trowell/True to Nature Ltd.
Image of Steve Backshall kayaking next to iceberg.
Steve kayaking near an iceberg in Scoresbysund. | Credit: Keith Partridge/True to Nature Ltd.
Image of Steve Backshall kayaking through sea ice.
Steve kayaking through sea ice in Scoresbysund. | Credit: Stu Trowell/True to Nature Ltd.
Image of Steve Backshall standing next to kayak.
Steve Backshall on his expedition up Scoresbysund. | Credit: Keith Partridge/True to Nature Ltd.
Image of a fjord.
North West Fjord at the top of Scoresbysund. | Credit: Keith Partridge/True to Nature Ltd.