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LEADERSHIP/GENERAL

John Huston is a professional polar explorer and veteran of the first American unsupported expedition to the North Pole. He has completed major expeditions to the South Pole, on Greenland and to Canada’s fabled Ellesmere Island. John is a motivational speaker, safety and logistics consultant, and wilderness guide. He regularly speaks to companies and organizations, referencing his expeditions to discuss overcoming challenges. He has appeared on CNN, the History Channel, National Public Radio and in Outside Magazine, and Popular Mechanics. John and his wife live in Evanston, Illinois where he works at Northwestern University overseeing a student outdoors program.

 

SAFETY

John Huston is a professional polar explorer and veteran of the first American unsupported expedition to the North Pole. He has completed major expeditions to the South Pole, on Greenland and to Canada’s fabled Ellesmere Island. John is a motivational speaker, safety and logistics consultant, and wilderness guide. He regularly speaks to companies and organizations, referencing his expeditions to discuss safety and taking on challenges. He has appeared on CNN, the History Channel, National Public Radio and in Outside Magazine, and Popular Mechanics. John and his wife live in Evanston, Illinois where he works at Northwestern University as safety director for the school’s wilderness program.

 

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 John Huston at –50°F on the way to the North Pole. @ johnhuston.com

John Huston at –50°F on the way to the North Pole. @ johnhuston.com

 John Huston off the coast of Ellesmere Island, Canada. @ Kyle O'Donoghue

John Huston off the coast of Ellesmere Island, Canada. @ Kyle O'Donoghue

 John Huston and Elle on Ellesmere Island, Canada. @ Kyle O'Donoghue

John Huston and Elle on Ellesmere Island, Canada. @ Kyle O'Donoghue

 John Huston. @ David Silverman

John Huston. @ David Silverman

 John Huston along a partially frozen lead on the way to the North Pole. @ johnhuston.com

John Huston along a partially frozen lead on the way to the North Pole. @ johnhuston.com

 John Huston hauling 300 pounds on the way to the North Pole. @ johnhuston.com

John Huston hauling 300 pounds on the way to the North Pole. @ johnhuston.com

 John Huston. @ Glenn Fellman

John Huston. @ Glenn Fellman

 Book cover. @ johnhuston.com

Book cover. @ johnhuston.com