Expeditions and Challenges
Up and close insights in extreme environments and situations.
Flying at night in a small plane at low altitudes is not unlike night scuba dives: floating in three dimensions in a moving and invisible fluid, with no reference. In the air, you can travel hundreds of miles across mountains, oceans, and plains. When there are clouds below you, cities project an orange splendor through […]
About 20 days into the Iditarod Trail, I was 70 miles up the Yukon River and looking forward to exiting its 120-mile remote stretch. The winds down the river can be strong; combined with low temperatures, wind chill can overwhelm the best intentions and equipment. Sure enough, on the second day the wind rose as […]
I gathered with my fellow running Boulder Banditos for an evening jog through Teller Farms, on the East side of Boulder. The sky was overcast and slow snowfall graced the air. Open landscape showed sparse snowed trees and fields of white. Lights in the distance gave the scene a poignant reminder of families safe and […]
Cold Latitudes brings two worlds together: the effective and efficient world of leadership and organizations, where we get things done; and the extreme and fast-changing world of the northern latitudes. We bring our direct experience of the North to inform our two-decade management consulting practice.