Count down in Longyearbyen

Published 12.04 in category North Pole 2010

Monday: Welcome to the 2010 North Pole Last Degree Expedition. Here we will follow the team on a daily basis. All the info is sent us by Satellite telephone.

Over the weekend the last participant have tricked into Longyearbyen at Svalbard. Preparations have been going on through out, and today the last packing of food, checking of equipment and last grasp shopping is on the agenda.

At 17:30 they will drive the whole lot out to the cargo plane that will be readied tonight. The weather in the region is good, with scattered clouds and sunshine, so everything looks good for an on target departure tomorrow morning at 09:30.

Before then, they will (try) to relax and have the last meal with table, chairs and warm surroundings…

Stay tuned!

Below you see the team packing food. The boys dot he breakfast while Ruth prefere the chocolate…

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