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Brian Newham

Brian Newham

Brian has considerable polar experience having spent no less than twelve seasons in Antarctica, in both summer and winter, both as Field Safety Officer and Base Commander. In 1992 Brian was awarded the Polar Medal by Her Majesty The Queen. He is an experienced alpine mountaineer having climbed throughout the European Alps, Canada, Nepal, Bolivia and Peru. He is an advanced skier and BASI Ski Instructor having worked for a variety of UK operators. His interest in sailing expeditions has taken him on a nine month expedition as owner/skipper of a 30ft boat from the UK to the West Indies, the Mediterranean, Vancouver and the Alaskan Aleutian Islands, and along the Newfoundland/Labrador coast to west Greenland and on up to Disko Bay in the Arctic. Brian splits his summer and winter time between his home near Penrith and his apartment in Meribel.