A journey into Deep Wild
expressed through books and speaking
Crocodiles and Ice NOW available for Sale:
From Conrad Anker, North Face alpinist
Why explore? Why expose oneself to undue hardship? These questions are at the root of human existence. In an age when adventure is a sales tool Jon Turk looks into the meaning of wild places. How have these sacred places transformed the individual and society? With first-hand experience ranging from the tropics to the arctic Jon Turk shares the importance of finding the wild in our daily lives. An important read as our society collides headlong into an over-subscribed world.
Awards and Accolades Following the Ellesmere Expedition
Top Ten Adventurers of the Year
Best Expedition of the Year
First Place for Print Journalism
New York Times Front Page
Crocodiles and Ice Conversations
I recently did an hour-long interview with Jim Banks at KGNU radio in Boulder, Colorado. To listen;
Excerpts, Excerpts, Excerpts
Three excerpts of Crocodiles and Ice are available online. You can read these to get a flavor of the book.
The Walrus: Near Death on Ellesmere Island.
Canadian Geographic: Circumnavigating Ellesmere Island
Canoe and Kayak: Crocodiles and Ice: A Journey into Deep Wild
Conversation and Profile
In addition to the excerpt (middle column) check out these two links:
THE CONVERSATION: ERIK BOOMER AND JON TURK REFLECT ON THEIR EXPEDITION AROUND ELLESMERE ISLAND, THEIR FRIENDSHIP, AND THE IMPORTANCE OF LIVING YOUR PASSION
Profile: Jon Turk: Expeditioner, author, seeker