The sunny side

Published 30.07 in category Nordaustlandet

Saturday 28. July: Again they started out in white-out, but as the sun gained height the horizon emerged and later the sun came out and revealed a plane and beautiful glacier. A bit like a mini Greenland according to Børge.
They did 23km and camped at 770m and are now at the highest point on Nordaustlandet. They a closing in on the edge of the Austfonna and will look for a possible way down tomorrow. Today they also crossed the tracks of a polar bear that that hurried north over the glacier some days ago (probably) in search of ice and seals on the other side.

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