'Tis the season for cold-weather exploration, and there's no better place to find it than near the North Pole. The actual pole falls in the middle of the Arctic Ocean, but there's plenty to discovery just hundreds of miles from that fable-inspiring spot. From gorgeous auroras to ice-covered waters, snowy trails to wandering wildlife, the region offers vast landsapes ready to be explored. Follow the adventures of our National Geographic Your Shot community near and around the North Pole in this photo gallery.
- Nat Geo Expeditions