Our Courses

Polar Ocean's Course Instructors

Senior Instructor Phil Hunter

Phil Hunter is a polar expedition guide and ocean educator who has lived his life by and on the sea. His passions include photography, travel, sea kayaking, and sharing his passion for the polar regions with others.

Senior Instructor Gaby Pilson

Gaby is a mountaineering guide and professional outdoor educator with a love of the polar regions. When not hanging out with penguins and glaciers, she loves double shots of espresso and reading philosophy.

Senior Instructor Amanda Dalsgaard

California-raised marine biologist and polar expedition guide, Amanda has traveled from pole to pole and every ocean in between. She spends her time exploring nature and sharing with others the magic and beauty that our natural world holds.