Trail Dispatch – On Inugsuin Fjord

Coordinates: 70° 12′ N, 68° 21′ W Distance Traveled: 21 mi/ km Wind: 0-15 MPH/ 0-24 KPH Cloud Cover: Clear in the morning, turning mostly cloudy by late afternoon Sunrise: 3:44 a.m. Sunset: 7:28 p.m. As I sit here comfortably in the tent on Inugsuin Fiord, I am chewing on a piece of iceberg ice. […]

Trail Dispatch – Arctic Bunny

Coordinates: 69.21.075 N, 67.32.374 WDistance Traveled: 25 mi/ 40 kmTemperature: -13 °F/ -25 °CWind: 0-5 MPH/ 0-8 KPHCloud Cover: Clear skies Sunrise: 5:04 a.m. Sunset: 8:02 p.m. For those of you familiar with the Easter Holiday, we want to dispel any assumptions you might have about our furry long-eared hero of the day. Let it […]

Trail Dispatch – Searching for satellites…

Coordinates: 68.59.553 N, 067.31.420 WDistance Traveled: 26 mi/ 42 km Temperature: -2.4 °F/ -19.1 °C (at 9:20 p.m.) Wind: 0-15 MPH/ 0-24KPH Cloud Cover: Overcast, clearing in the afternoon Sunrise: 5:11 a.m. Sunset: 7:57 p.m. Every night when everyone is tucked away in their tents, Abby is busy working on the trail dispatches. I thought […]

Trail Dispatch – Cold Wind Fast Trails

Coordinates: 68.37.693 N, 067.19.118 W Distance Traveled: 23 mi/ 37 km Temperature: (9:30 pm) -7 °F/ -22 °C Wind: 15 MPH / 24 KPH Cloud Cover: Partly cloudySunrise: 5:16 a.m.Sunset: 7:50 p.m. Let’s talk about nose protection for a moment – function and fashion. Out of our entire group of well-clad explorers, Sarah clearly wins […]

Trail Dispatch – On glare ice–no snow for travel

Coordinates: 66.36.799N, 65.13.563 (just on the southern tip of Summit Lake) Distance Traveled: 9.32 mi/ 14.9 km Temperature: -10 °F/ -23 °CCloud Cover: CloudyBarometric Pressure: 985 hPa Sunrise: 6:23 a.m. Sunset: 6:37 p.m. Yesterday there was no hope of sending out a text and photo dispatch. Winds were gusting up to 70 miles per hour. […]