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Trail Dispatch – Over the Barnes Ice Cap

Coordinates: 69.31.110 N, 72.29.211 W Distance Traveled: 25.92 mi / 41.7 kmTemperature: 7 °F / -14 °CWind: 10 MPH / 6 KPH Barometric Pressure: 1015 hPa Cloud Cover: Clear skies Sunrise: 3:35 a.m. Sunset: 10:04 p.m. Today we achieved one of our expedition goals: to cross over the Barnes Ice Cap, a remnant of the […]

Trail Dispatch – Working Out the Details

Coordinates: 70.26.000 N, 68.37.00 W Distance Traveled: 23 mi / 37 km Temperature: 3 °F / -16 °CWind: 2 MPH / 3 KPHBarometric Pressure: 1051 hPa Cloud Cover: Clear Sunrise: 3:34 a.m. Sunset: 9:40 p.m. Loading the sleds with full rations, hooking up the four dog teams for the first time in two weeks and […]

Trail Dispatch – Farewell Nancy!

Temperature: 10 °F/ -12 °C Wind: 15 MPH/ 24 KPHCloud Cover: Clear skies with a few high cloudsSunrise: 5:01 a.m. Sunset: 10:08 p.m. We bid farewell to our dear friend and expedition member Nancy Moundalexis this morning. After two and a half months on trail, and 4 months of training dogs for the expedition, Nancy’s […]