A tour of extremes

Pole2Pole with the G-Class.

Probably the world's most extreme athlete, Mike Horn is venturing to circumnavigate the globe via the North and South Poles. And of course, only one vehicle is up to the task: the Mercedes-Benz G-Class.

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Two G-Class vehicles with the extreme athlete Mike Horn
Two G-Class vehicles with the extreme athlete Mike Horn

Extreme athlete Mike Horn lives for adventure. He embarks on a trip that no man has ever dared: circumnavigating the globe via the North and South Poles. His companion: adrenaline and two G-Classes.

Unforgettable time.

The Pole2Pole expedition took Mike Horn from Africa via Antarctica to Australia, New Zealand, Asia, and the Arctic. In the process, he crossed both poles. To cover the distances through spectacular nature, the extreme sportsman relied primarily on his sailing ship Pangea and his two G-Classes.

His goal was to be the first to circumnavigate the world vertically in a single voyage of discovery – on a very special mission: with the intention of sharing his experiences with people all over the world, the adventurer delved into culture and nature in barely explored regions.

Mike Horn in a G-Class, in the background a mountain landscape
Mike Horn in a G-Class, in the background a mountain landscape

Formative experiences.


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When it is so cold that even mobile phone displays freeze, Mike navigates by compass, pole star, and by measuring the wind direction. Extreme experiences don't scare the explorer, they challenge him.
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