In the morning of the day before departure is a meeting with the expedition leader. The expedition leader will assess the equipment each member has brought and advise if there will be a need to replace anything. Later that day we have time to arrange for things if needed.
Flight from Reykjavík to Kulusuk. Our flight goes from the domestic airport in the centre of Reykjavík. We will pick you up at your hotel or guesthouse between 10:00 and 10:30. Flight leaves at 11:00 from Reykjavik..
While pulling our sleds across the Sermiligaaq fjord and into the Ikateq strait, we pass an abandoned airfield that is a photographers paradise.
This is the longest and physically hardest part of the expedition. We’ll go through a small glacier and several mountain passes. The mountains are higher, rising up to 2.000 meters, and the valleys are narrower. We’ll ski for around 100 km.
Tiniteqilaaq is one of the smaller communities in the Tasiilaq district, with about 150 people. Without skis we will climb the hills above the town and enjoy the the view over the Sermilik fjord with its gigantic icebergs.
We ski across the Ammassalik island for 35 kms.
Without our sleds we will ski around the Prestfjelded mountain. Arriving back to town through the snow covered flower valley and to the town’s cemetery. We spend the afternoon in town, the souvenir shop, the highly interesting museum and more interesting places in this beautiful town.
In the morning we take a boat back to Kulusuk where the circle is closed. Flight from Kulusuk to Reykjavík.
Reykjavik domestic airport.
Tents and sleeping bag accommodation.
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