Rickard Berg

Expedition Leader

Born in the Stockholm archipelago on the Baltic Sea, Rickard grew up in the outdoors and turned his upbringing into a career as an expedition guide, primarily in the polar regions. He is truly prepared for any circumstance, certified and experienced in the safety and security of every polar expedition.

Biography

Degrees/ Certifications in:
  • Wilderness and Adventure Guide Certification
  • Outdoor Expedition and Adventuring
  • Deck Officer training course
  • Experiential and Adventure Tourism, Adventure Guiding
  • Avalanche Rescue Levels 1 and 2
  • Advanced Fire-fighting
  • Maritime certifications in first aid, safety and security, crowd management, automatic radar plotting, radio operation, engine officer training, deck officer training, and powerboat training
  • RIB Master Course
History
  • Started his career as a dog musher and ice-cave guide in 2008
  • Went on to work as a Kayak guide in Australia, Sweden’s archipelago, Greenland, Svalbard, and Antarctica 
  • Has worked as a winter adventure trainer for the British Army: training included: dog sledding, skijoring, and cross country skiing
  • Has spent the last several years working as a full-time professional guide

As of today, he’s set foot on the North Pole five times, traversed Svalbard by dogsled, trained the British Army in Canada’s Rocky Mountains, and worked as a professional ships officer and wilderness guide on expedition vessels in Norway, Svalbard, Greenland, Iceland, the Falkland Islands, South Georgia and Antarctica.

Rickard’s unwavering spirit for outdoor adventure and naturalist/polar lectures make him one of the best in his field.