Spitsbergen Stories

We have plenty of them.

WE DO MORE THAN WE TELL

This page is dedicated for the great stories.

Our own Basecamp Foundation was established alongside the commercial side, Basecamp Explorer. Since the beginning we have partnered closely with the Maasai people to develop models for conserving nature and empowering the local community. Over the years we have established and supported community programs aimed at enhancing capacity, raising awareness, improving living conditions and wildlife development.

Coal rush to Spitsbergen

If the gold rush to Alaska was a big step to the unknown, exploring Spitsbergen’s mining opportunities was a step even further. La...

Chasing Dreams

As a young man, free in the world and able to choose your own path, it is often a desire to earn bit of money to your back pocket,...

Dugnad – volunteer work

Dugnad is a Norwegian word, meaning the collective help from a group of volunteers. This has been strong basis of the work done at...

Work and holiday at Nordenskiöld

This summer we had a team of volunteers helping to renovate the lodge. It was a true work and holiday, with combination of hard la...

“We can do it”

These were the words of Halvor Bakke - the mind behind the wonderful interiors and the tremendous transformations at Isfjord Radio...

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