Born in sunny Spain, José Mijares was attracted to Polar areas from a young age. He has worked as a tourist guide specialising in Europe, North Africa and Arctic regions. He has climbed over 100 summits in the Andes. As well in Africa, South East Asia, New Zealand, Tasmania, Australia, Alaska and Mexico.
He spend 4 winters backpacking on Asia
As an individual explorer, he has completed crossings across Greenland, the Baltic Sea, Patagonia's North Icecap, Lappland or Svalbard.
Mijares moved to Norway 10 years ago, where he currently lives and runs “Artico Ice Bar” together with his wife, Gloria.
He has a wonderfull dog named Lonchas. Most of his videos are with him