2012 – Torell Expedition

The Torell Expedition was a Polish undertaking, completed in the winter of 2012.

Four Polish adventurers completed the 400km-long return journey between Longyearbyen and Hornsund, the Polish polar research station. The team included award-winning photographer Michał Jasieński, whose 2011 photo from Svalbard had won the Grand Prix in the “Great Photographic Competition” organised by the Polish edition of National Geographic. Following the Torell Expedition, Michał also won “Travel Photographer of the Year”. The expedition team made good use of their Helsport Fjellheimen X-TREM 3 Camp tent.