Planning an upcoming expedition? Apply for the Polartec Challenge Expedition Grant

Wednesday, 29 October 2008
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Polartec LogoAre you planning a major expedition in 2009? Polartec just announced another round of the $10,000 Polartec® International Challenge Grant.

"Since 1991, Polartec has supported over 100 expeditions around the world," states Director of Marketing, Nate Simmons. "Polartec builds fabrics to withstand every kind of climate and we're proud to support adventures that put our products to the test."

The Polartec® Challenge Grant seeks to assist frugal, low impact teams who respect the local culture and environment and serve as role models to outdoor enthusiasts worldwide. Applications are evaluated on the basis of their vision, commitment and credibility. Prior winners have explored mountains, forests, caves, rivers, oceans and deserts around the globe by nearly every means imaginable.

If you are interested in applying, the deadline is coming quickly. You only have until December 20. Winners will be announced on at the end of January.

More info: polartec.com

David Johnston

David Johnston

David Johnston has been introducing people to the sport of sea kayaking for the past 15 years. He is a senior instructor trainer with Paddle Canada and teaches for several paddling schools in Ontario, Canada. Full Bio.

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