Exploring

IMG_3669.JPGPeter Rowe
Exploration Resume

Fellow, Royal Canadian Geographic Society
Fellow, The Explorers Club
Director of the Explorers Club Film Festival 2008 – 2012
Regional Director, Ontario/Nunavut Region, Explorers Club 2014 – 2015
Presentations, Explorers Club New York:
Shipwrecked on a Great Lake / Volcanic Planet – 2014
Naica Crystal Cave film – ECAD. 2010
Lowell Thomas Dinner – Flag Return and film presentation – 2009
Friday Harbor Film Festival (EC Pacific Northwest)– “Volcanic Planet” – 2014
Directors Guild of Canada, Writers Guild of Canada, Canadian Society of Cinematographers

Explorers Club Flag Expeditions

2009 – Flag 74 – Crystal Cave Expedition
2011 – Flag 46 – Lionfish Expedition
2012 – Flag 76 – Curasub Expedition
2014 – Flag 220 -Rio Roosevelt (Brazil) Expedition

Writing

My book “Adventures in Filmmaking”, published in 2013, describes 40 years of adventure and wilderness filmmaking around the world. I have had two articles published in the Explorers Journal, and written for Sailing Canada, the Globe & Mail, Toronto Sun, Readers Digest, Canadian Cinematographer and others.

Explorations and Filmmaking

My filmmaking has taken me on expeditions all over the world, as follows:

Tweedsmuir Glacier, BC/Yukon – 1971
Turks & Caicos Islands – 1977
Bahamas out-islands by sail – 1983 and 1984
Cocos Island (Costa Rica) by sail – 1984
Irish Sea / Isle of Man – 1997 (“Treasure Island” feature)
Boston – Halifax sail – for film on Capt. Joshua Slocum 2001
Atlantic Ocean travels – for film on Sir Samuel Cunard 2002
Red Rock Country (Utah/Arizona) – 2004 filming
Nyiragongo Volcano, Congo – 2006
Tornado chasing (Tornado Alley, USA)– 2006, 2007, 2009
Mt. Washington – January, 2007
Cape Horn (Argentina/Chile) by sail – January, 2008
Alberta/BC – avalanches – February, 2008
Iceland – volcanoes, icebergs – March, 2008
India – filming monsoon season – July, 2008
Indonesia – climbing 7 volcanoes – July, 2008
Vancouver Island, BC – deep, wet caves –2008
Dominica – Boiling Lake – 2008
Costa Rica – with scientists on Mt. Arenal volcano – 2009
Baffin Island, Nunavut, by dog sled – March 2009
To Cuba with USAF “Hurricane Hunters” – Hurricane Ike – 2009
Venezuela (Lake Maracaibo perpetual lightning) 2009
Arabian Desert (UAE) Land Cruiser/Tent expedition 2010
Everglades, Florida – Python explosion – January 2011
India – Urban Monkeys – February, 2011
Eleuthera, Bahamas – exploring lionfish invasion – 2011
Lake Ontario 300 – Yacht Race – “Line honours” (First to finish) – 2011
Curacao – down to 620 feet by submersible – 2012
Guatemala – climbing Mt. Acatenengo – 2013
Turkey – by sail, and balloon – 2013
Brazil (Amazon jungle, following Theodore Roosevelt expedition) – 2014
Cabo Verde Islands – erupting Fuego Volcano – 2014
Australia – Humbug Scrubs major bushfire – 2015
Vanuatu – Ambrym volcano – 2015
Tuvalu – 2015
Bangladesh Monsoon- 2015
Newfoundland Icebergs – 2015
Hudson Bay Polar Bears – 2015
Siberia – Road of Bones and Pole of Cold – 2015
Laos – Caves – 2015