NWS Alice provides some handy clothing tips for your next expedition
So you’ve booked your once-in-a-lifetime trip on an expedition ship in the Arctic, and now you need to start preparing for it. The first question you think is: What do you take to a place whose name literally means ‘Cold Coast’?!
Top of your packing list should be waterproofs: jacket, trousers and most definitely Wellington boots! All of us in Team Polar at NWS have been asked a lot about the need for wellies and waterproofs, and after visiting Svalbard in May, I cannot stress enough how important having these items is.