Once past the last mountain range before the Arctic Ocean, all trees and other vegetation disappear (except for good ol' bog grass). You also find yourself braving the same road as the Ice Road Truckers.
"Humanity has a remarkable ability to attempt to push itself to remote places and explore the unknown," de With said. "We all have this instinct for exploration and adventure inside us, which is why it is such a common theme in the entertainment we read, watch and enjoy in other ways."
"It has really allowed me to kind of 'find myself' after such a turbulent time," said de With. "I'm now doing plenty of job-seeking with renewed inspiration to spend my time saving up for more experiences like this."
People interested in seeing more of this trip can check out de With's blog, Ride Earth.