Hard days on the icecap.

Published 03.09 in category Greenland Fall 2013

There is two words you never forget after a Greenland crossing. Expedition and Piteraq. Thats what the sled in front of you says, with big letters.

The wind was blowing hard on the tent when we woke this morning. The smal particles of snow that hits the tent in milions, sounded a bit like a rytheminstrument. Finally packed and ready to go, the visibility was about 300 meters on the ground, above us the sky was blue and the sun was quite visible, but not enough to drop our shadows on the snow. The first legs was quite cold, and the wind almost straight in our face. Stil blowing 16-20 meters pr secound. The noise from the wind, does normal conversations pretty hard to hear. So we say only a few words to eachother, now and then, but most of the day we have been alone with our own thoughts. We are now ready to get some distance covered. Today we did 18 kilometers, not bad, but worked hard the whole day. Tomorrow will truly be the same, but the weatherforecast for wednesday is better. We cross fingers for that!
Saludos, Bengt

Latest position:

Lat66deg14’1″ Lon-42deg6’4″ Alt +1587 m (14s ago) 03-Sep-2013 01:17:35 UTC http://map.iridium.com/m?lat=66.233633&lon=-042.101333

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