Grant Korgan is an avid snowmobiler, skier, world-class kayaker, adventurer, nanomechanics professional and husband. On March 5, 2010, while snowmobiling in the Sierra backcountry, the Lake Tahoe native fractured his L1 vertebrae, and suddenly added the world of spinal cord injury recovery to his list of activities. ______________________________________ ________________________
Doug Stoup is founder and expedition leader of Ice Axe Expeditions, which leads adventurers, skiers and riders to Antarctica and Spitsbergen, Norway. Doug boasts many first descents, including the first ski and snowboard descent of the highest peak in Antarctica (Vinson Massif, 16,044 ft). Having led 20 expeditions to Antarctica and 10 to the Arctic Ocean, Doug is today’s most traveled polar explorer.
Marin County native Tal Fletcher is an expert in assessing weather, snow safety, emergency medical care, rescue, evacuation, winter mountaineering and group dynamics. Tal regularly serves as a guest guide for Point North Heli-Adventures, a heli-ski operation based in Alaska’s Chugach Mountains.