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Vicaar International Projects and Expeditions

Agency "Vicaar" was founded in 1991. The name of the Agency "Vicaar" means:
VICTORY IN ARCTIC & ANTARCTIC RESEARCH and in our activity we always keep this in mind and follow this principle. Our motto is "From Pole to Pole".

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Address:
Marata 24a, 191040, St.Petersburg, Russia
Phone: +7 812 713 27 81
+7 812 713 27 81
FAx: +7 812 764 68 18
E mail: info@norpolex.com
boyarsky@mail.wplus.net

A Director of the Agency "VICAAR" is Dr. Victor Boyarsky, a famous polar explorer, a member of the International 1989-90 TRANSANTARCTICA dog-sled Expedition and a co-leader of the International Arctic Project expedition 1995, having crossed the Arctic Ocean with dog-sled and canoe from the Russian Arctic via the North Pole to Ward Hunt island (NWT Canada). The personnel consists of the professional scientists and polar explorers - acting as logistics supervisors, lead guides and creators of the programs.

Dr. Victor Boyarsky

Director and founder of the Agency "VICAAR" as well as a director of the Russian State Museum of Arctic and Antarctic. Victor has achieved extraordinary success in Polar guiding and is one of the world's best polar explorers. As a scientist he was a leading radioglaciologist of the Arctic Antarctic Research Institute and in 1973-1987 carried out researches in the Arctic and Antarctic . He was a member and co-leader of the numerous international polar expeditions. He crossed Greenland with dogsleds from South to North (1988), was a Russian member in the International Trans-Antarctica dogsled expedition (1989-90),crossed the entire continent of Antarctica by longest way 6,500 km in 7 months, he was a co-leader Trans-Arctic dogsled expedition (1995), crossed the Arctic ocean from Siberia to CAnada. Since 1997 he guided more then 18 successful skiing to the North Pole (last degree) expeditions
The personnel consists of the professional scientists and polar explorers - acting as logistics supervisors, lead guides and creators of the programs.

Victor Boyarsky

OUR EXPEDITIONS

"VICAAR" specializes in services for adventurous people who are intrigued by the mysteries of the Polar regions and want more then just a quick visit. We arrange logistical support services for expeditions, scientific missions, film crews and engineering projects in the Polar regions. We provide all kinds of transportation support, cache positioning, personnel logistics and resupply. Since 1991 we organized several large expeditions: Four filming expeditions to Franz Josef Land (Arctis Nordost Project) for the Austrian Company ORF; Transsibering - Longines ethnographic Expedition which crossed the Arctic Siberia with snow-cats (caterpillars) from Ob' river to Chukhotka; Italian archeological expedition to Franz Josef Land; several Texas A&M University and Conoco, (USA)scientific research ecological expeditions in the Arctic seas, International Arctic Project, Complex archeological expedition to New Siberian Isalnds together with US Company "Rock Foundation" and many others.

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TOURIST PROGRAMS

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In tourism we focus our programs, fist of all, to the educational aims and preservation of the beauty of the Nature. We give our clients time and opportunity to enjoy, appreciate and learn about the unique and fascinating Wild Nature regions. Our programs are planned to provide maximum safety for all participants, with minimum impact on the environment. The tourist programs include ski and helicopter trips to the North Pole, Franz Josef Land, Chukotka and trekking climbing tours to
Kamchatka. Since 1997 we expanded the range of tourist programs offering our customers the unique possibility to travel to the Antarctic Continent, visit the Canadian Arctic and giant Himalayas. We offer also standard recreational trips and help tourists to plan their individual programs to different countries.

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RUSSIAN STATE ARCTIC and ANTARCTIC MUSEUM

Since 1998 Dr. Victor Boyarsky heads the Arctic and Antarctic Museum in St. Petersburg. Being an official sponsor of this unique museum, "Vicaar" helps the Museum to survive in the conditions of Budget Deficit and even to expand its expositions, international contacts and cooperation.

Arctic and Antarctic Museum in St. Petersburg

Explorer of Sweden voyage

We are proud to announce, that VICAAR Company and Russian State Museum of the Arctic and Antarctic were directly preparing and conducting, in partnership with Royal Geographical Society of Sweden, an international expedition onboard of sailing yacht "Explorer of Sweden along the North-East Passage. This expedition is dedicated to 130-year anniversary of the expedition by Nils Nordenskiöld, who proved a possibility of the through navigation between Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. This route became the main transport and trade Russian pathway on the north, and dramatically affected national economy.

The main goal of the expedition is a study of the great marine voyages of 18th and 19th centuries. Scientific research of the global warming processes and their effects on the Arctic ice cover, flora and fauna, are the other aims of the voyage.

Crew of the yacht consists of 8 people from various countries. Leader of the expedition a famous Swedish polar explorer Ola Skinnarmo. From the Russian side, expedition is headed by Victor Boyarsky, Director of the Museum of Arctic and Antarctic and leader of the Company VICAAR

Explorer of Sweden at St.Petersburg

RESUME OF THE TRIPS / EXPEDITIONS OUTFITTED BY THE AGENCY "VICAAR"

Year , month Company Region Trip / expedition goal
 

1991

May - June Private Middle Asia,
Kyzyl - Kum desert,
Pamirs
Reconnaissance trip for the
"Silk Road Expedition"
 

1992

March - April ORF ( Austrian Broadcasting Corporation ) Austria
Helmut Voitl
fax :  + 43 1 87 878 DW 2250
Dixon, Franz Josef Land ( FJL ) Filming, reconnaissance for the Arctis Nordost project

May

French Tourist agency
Terre DAdventure, Paris
Severnaya Zemlia,
the North Pole
Tourism

June

FR - 3 ( French TV ) FJL Filming exp.

August - Sept.

ORF FJL Filming exp.
September Defi -Terre, France Arctic Siberia Reconnaissance trip for the future expedition
 

1993

February French - Belgium journalists
Le Mond, Paris Match, Knack
Dixon, FJL Reports from the Russian Arctic
February - May Longines, Switzerland
Walter von Kaenel
fax : +41 39 425 429
Arctic Siberia from
Ob river to Chukhotka
Ethnographic expedition
June -September ORF and BBC FJL Filming wild life,
constructing the 1:1 model ship "Tegetthoff"
 

1994

Feb.- April ORF FJL Documentary, Stage filming, ski-doo, dog sled trip around FJL
June -Sept. Texas A&M University,
James Brooks
fax : + 1 409 690 0059
Russian Arctic Seas + deltas of Ob,
Pechora, Yenisey rivers
Marine ecological expedition

August

Association "Grande Nord", Italy
Franco Giardini
fax : + 39 11 575 4786
FJL Archeological + filming expedition
University of Vienna,
Prof., Dr. Wolfram Richter
fax : + 43 1 406 04 20
Scientific research expedition
 

1995

March-July International Arctic Project ( IAP ), Minnesota, USA
Will Steger
+ 1 612 293 0137
the Arctic Ocean
dog sled - canoe crossing
Adventure, exploration, education

March-April

Reinhold Messner, Italy
fax : + 39 473 221 852
Severnaya Zemlia,
the North Pole
Arctic Ocean crossing attempt, Training expedition
March- June Dream & Adventure,
South Korea
Fax. + 02 512 8143
Arctic Ocean Arctic Ocean crossing
June-July University of Vienna FJL Scientific research expedition

July - October

Texas A&M University Russian Arctic Seas + deltas  of
Pechora and Lena rivers
Marine ecological expedition
 

1996

February - March Capa TV , France
Pascal Plisson
fax + 33 1 4045 4710
Magadan Region Filming  Expedition
July - August Baumann Studio Film, Germany
Fritz Baumann
fax +49 8143 1437
Chukotka, Kamchatka Filming Nature, Culture
People of the Russian Arctic
July - September Vienna University
Prof., Dr. Wolfram Richter
fax : + 43 1 406 04 20
FJL Scientific  exp.

August

Conoco, USA
Dr. Jay Johnson
fax + 1  713 293 4033
Barentz and Pecora
Sea
Ecological exp.
 

1997

March- April Baumann Studio Film, Germany
Fritz Baumann
fax +49 8143 1437
Chukotka, Taymyr

Filming Nature, Culture

People of the Russian Arctic

April Austrian Alpine Club, Austria
Schatz Herbert
fax 43 512 584 011
The North Pole Extreme Ski Expedition
April Viaggi nel Mondo
Vittorio Kulczicki
fax +39 658 09 540
The North Pole Extreme Ski Expedition

August

Turmoil Marine, USA
Fax. + 414 366 2587
Kamchatka Tourism
 

1998

March -April Private, Stein P. Aasheim
Norway
fax + 47  71 22 57 64
Chukotka Extreme Ski Run
"Olympic Echo"
April - May DAV Summit Club, Munich
fax 49 89 584 011
The North Pole Extreme Ski Expedition
April - May Private, Geoff Somers
United Kingdom
e-mail :
gsomers2@compuserve.com
The North Pole Extreme Ski Expedition
July-August AWI, Potsdam
Fax: 49 331 288 2137
Vorkuta Region Scientific Expedition
"PolarUral-98"

August September

Private, Gerhard Schmatz
Germany
fax 49 731 926 7836
Kamchatka Extreme Climbing + Survival Expedition
 

1999

April DAV Summit Club, Munich
fax 49 89 642 40 100
The North Pole Extreme Ski Expedition
April Private, Geoff Somers
United Kingdom
e-mail :
gsomers2@compuserve.com
The North Pole Extreme Ski Expedition
March-May AWI, Potsdam
Fax: 49 331 288 2137
Vorkuta Region Scientific Expedition
"Polar Ural-99"

August

Michel Kniazeff Kamchatka Private tourist trip
 

2000

April DAV Summit Club, Munich
fax 49 89 642 40 100
North-West Passage, USA
Private group, Italy
The North Pole Extreme Ski Expedition
3 teams
July-August Rock Foundation Novosibirskie Ostrova
( New Siberian Isl. )
Scientific Archeological Expedition

September

Singaporean private team Mt. Elbrus, Caucasus Climbing trip
 

2001

April DAV Summit Club, Munich
fax 49 89 642 40 100
North-West Passage, USA
Private group, Italy
The North Pole Extreme Ski Expedition
2 teams
July-August Rock Foundation Novosibirskie Ostrova
( New Siberian Isl. )
Scientific Archeological Expedition

December

Belgian Compaq II Expedition Dudinka Training and test of equipment for the Belgian Arctic expedition
 

2002

April DAV Summit Club, Munich
fax 49 89 642 40 100
Private persons from different countries.
The North Pole Extreme Ski Expedition
3 teams

July-August

Rock Foundation

Icebreaker "Yamal"

Novosibirskie Ostrova
( New Siberian Isl. )

FJL, Arctic Ocean, the North Pole

Scientific Archeological Expedition

Tourist popular scientific expeditions on board of icebreaker.

 

2003

April DAV Summit Club, Munich
fax 49 89 642 40 100
private persons from different countries
The North Pole Extreme Ski Expedition
2 teams

July-August

Rock Foundation

Icebreaker "Kapitan  Dranitzin" Icebreaker "Yamal"

Novosibirskie Ostrova
( New Siberian Isl. )

FJL, Arctic Ocean, the North Pole

Scientific Archeological Expedition

Tourist popular scientific expeditions on board of icebreaker.

 

2004

April Ski expeditions to the North Pole through Ice base camp"BORNEO"

June- September

Archealogical expedition to New Siberian Islands

July-August Icebreaker's cruises to Franz Joseph LAnd and North Pole
 

2005

April Ski expeditions to the North Pole through Ice base camp"BORNEO"

June- September

Archealogical expedition to New Siberian Islands

July-August

Icebreaker's cruises to Franz Joseph LAnd and North Pole

December

South Pole flying expedition

 

2006

January North Pole night expedition on ski

February March

Dog sled and ski expeditions from CApe Arcticheskiy to the Pole and Canada

April

Ski expeditions to the North Pole through Ice base camp"BARNEO"

June- September

Archealogical expedition to New Siberian Islands

July-August

Icebreaker's cruises to Franz Joseph LAnd and
North Pole

 

2007

March-May Alain Hubert's expedition from Cape Arctichesky to Greenland via North Pole

March-May

Ecological monitoring expedition of the University of Washington to North-West Siberia

April

Ski and helicopter expeditions to the North Pole through Ice Base "BARNEO"

June- September

Archeological expedition to Jana river, North-West Yakutia

June-July

Cruises to Camchatka, Kuril Islands and Commander Islands

July-August

Icebreaker's cruises to the North Pole

 

2008

March-April

Ecological monitoring expedition of the University of Washington to North-East Siberia

April

Ski and helicopter expeditions to the North Pole through Ice Base "BARNEO"

June- September

Archeological expedition to Jana river, North-West Yakutia

 

 



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