Tag Archives: Greenland

N 65 58 989 / W 39 42 517

All is well overall, sadly we departed the other group as we are now going our separate ways. We are all suffering form the ordeal of the creavasse zone, Sean is trying to prevent crutch rot with Vaseline, Clare is … Continue reading

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Grid Ref: N 65 52 262 W 38 54 816

Well, we’re finally out of the bumpy stuff and onto the snow. Unfortunately, the other team have two broken skis and bindings as a result of the previous rough terrain. We’re still encountering deep crevasses but not so many. However, … Continue reading

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Terrible Terrain.

Its been a tiring day! We spent the morning ferrying our sledges across crevasses, some quit intimidatingly deep. It was slow progress but by lunchtime we were out of the worst. Pat and Clare brought a second plastic sledge for … Continue reading

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We took the wrong route.

Today was hell. As we made our way up the glacier the bumps I described yesterday became larger, often 3 to 4 feet high. Hauling our sledges over these has been very energy zapping. Furthermore, the crevasses are now much … Continue reading

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Local Traditions

The weather today has been bright and sunny, about 20 degrees centigrade, with a 3 knot arctic breeze. So, we took a small break from orgqanising our gear to witness a demonstration of traditional Inuit fishing from a hand made … Continue reading

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Kullusuk, Greenland.

Welcome to our first dispatch from Greenland! We flew into the west coast yesterday and caught a small propeller plane to Kullusuk on the east coast – much to Sean’s amusement (he hates flying!). The flight took us over the … Continue reading

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