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David Allcorn

About David Allcorn

Assistant Expedition Leader


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 Far 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.

In his time in the Quark Expeditions family, Dave has completed many voyages through the Northwest Passage to East and West Greenland, Iceland and Svalbard. A passionate naturalist, he loves the vastness and silence of these magical places. He has a great respect for the Far North, its fauna and flora, and its people, culture and climate. A big fan of the challenging conditions of arctic winters, Dave always looks forward to being out on the tundra and sharing his arctic antics through stories, exploration and an infectious enthusiasm.