Category Archives: Greenland

Tough Sledding

Our intrepid explorers spent a few days acclimitising to the weather. Rod described it as bitterly cold. He bought a beer to celebrate Jo’s birthday and it is frozen solid. He also had to effect some running repairs to their stoves but … Continue reading

Posted in Greenland, Uncategorized | 5 Comments

Final Camp

It seems as though the Callums are not the only expedition team that needs assistance. There has been a slight change in plan. The skidoos will collect them tomorrow (Tuesday) morning. Rod and Jo have sought shelter by nestling themselves … Continue reading

Posted in Greenland | Leave a comment

The Hans Glacier

Our intrepid explorers slogged through Sunday in what was described as thick, thigh-deep snow. Rod advised that they made 5km in 4 hours. They reached the base of the Hans Glacier (Lat: +70.670949, Lon: -022.262983, Altitude at +193 feet) and … Continue reading

Posted in Greenland | 3 Comments

Day 1: Nok Valley

The Callums of Greenland set off from Constable Point and were dropped off at the foot of the Nok Valley. Armed with all manner of equipment they headed up the valley. Rod advised that the recent snowfall resulted in them … Continue reading

Posted in Greenland | 4 Comments

Arrival in Greenland

The clouds have parted and the intrepid explorers have landed (4pm SA time). They will collect the balance of their equipment from the Hilton Hotel at Constable Point (1 star). The epitome of luxury!       They will check … Continue reading

Posted in Greenland | 1 Comment