Author: Abby Fenton, Youth Programs Director

Trail Dispatch – Mushing with Simon

Coordinates: 64° 36 N, 67° 04 W Distance Traveled: 15 mi/ 24 kmTemperature: -4 °F/ -20 °CWind: Variable 10-18 MPH/15-30 KPH Cloud Cover: Mostly clear with passing low-lying clouds. Ice crystals in the air created a triple ‘sun dog’ around the sun Sunrise: 6:38 a.m. Sunset: 4:44 p.m. All but one of Simon’s ten dogs […]

Trail Dispatch – Expedition Launch

Will Steger overseeing the preparations The expedition team and support staff began today at 5:30 a.m. with breakfast, final expedition preparations and cold temperatures. Finally, the weather outside was starting to feel like winter. The colder temperatures allowed the sea ice and tidal overflow to firm up and improve travel. After final lashing of equipment […]