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Arctic Watch

Nansen Weber

Nansen Weber has grown up spending every summer exploring the Arctic. He is Arctic Watch’s lead and professional wildlife photographer.

When he’s not busy leading a private photography trip, or working with film crews in the Arctic, he makes sure guests capture their picture perfect memories on camera. He knows arctic animals and environment – don’t be shy to ask him questions! Arctic wolves, caribou, muskoxen fights, sleepy polar bears, curious arctic foxes and playful belugas; he’s seen it all.

Tessum Weber

Tessum Weber, athlete and former ski racer, was born an adventurer. Residing in the Arctic from the age of six weeks, he is now regarded as one of the foremost arctic guides in the world.

His experience ranges from technical projects that include leading sea kayaking trips, ski expeditions and hiking/treking trips to logistical projects such as working with film crews in remote regions. Tessum recently completed an undergraduate degree in commerce and devotes his time to working in the Arctic Watch family business, while maintaining a seat on the board of Nunavut Tourism.

Richard Weber

Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge founder and host Richard Weber started working in the field of arctic tourism with the world’s first commercial North Pole trek in 1993, and conducted hiking and kayaking trips on Baffin Island. Richard has a distinguished, unparalleled polar pedigree spanning decades, with a history of polar “firsts” and record-breaking accomplishments.

Niki Trudeau

Niki’s love and passion for the outdoors was born from adventures in Canadian lakes and forests as a child. Fresh from university, she took on a role at Students on Ice, coordinating and guiding educational expeditions for youth in the Arctic and Antarctica. With this Canadian non-profit, she also organized and presented youth forums and an educators workshop on polar education. Here, she came to work with students and elders from the Arctic who inspired in her an interest in and deep respect for Inuit culture and traditional knowledge.

Hadleigh Measham

Hadleigh has worked for Quark Expeditions since 2008 and has filled the roles of Expedition Leader, Expedition Coordinator, Guide and Historian. He has also managed expedition operations from Quark's headquarters in North America. He grew up in England, but has recently lived in Canada and the United States.

David Allcorn

Dave moved to the Canadian Arctic almost a decade ago and now calls this wild region home. He has worked for many years as an interpretive guide in prime polar bear country and regularly guides trips throughout the North, be it on land or on water. He has been involved in continuing Arctic research projects, including flora surveys, bird counts, snow sampling, ice-coring and monitoring the polar bear populations. Dave has been part of the Quark Expeditions family for 4 years and has completed many voyages through the Northwest Passage to East and West Greenland, Iceland and Svalbard.

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