Explorersweb interview

ExWeb Interview with Bengt Egil Rotmo

Posted: Dec 07, 2012 03:55 am EST

Northern Patagonian Ice Cap

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(Correne Coetzer) The ice on the Northern Patagonia Ice Cap is going back fast, says Bengt Rotmo to ExplorersWeb, “Much faster than anywhere else I´ve been on adventures before. That makes the edge between ice and “land” very different from year to year.” Last month, right after a Greenland crossing, Bengt crossed this Ice Cap the third time; guiding three people, Mike O’Shea, Clare O’Leary and Elin. He says, to him the people mean more to an expedition than where it is; the people that he is traveling with, and the people he meets on the trail.Bengt also tells about this Ice Cap route and the conditions, their gear, and why he sees this…