Svalbard Expedition 2019

Our annual expedition to the wonderful mountains, glaciers and fiords of Svalbard. March 22 to 30.

Robin Vaudrey
Ingrid Ortlieb
Heath W
Heath Wallace
Mardi Philips. Trainee Guide
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Eric Philips. Guide

Trip Summary

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#4: up high

2019-03-25 06:49:33am
Sun on a tent in the morning is always a joy knowing that, in an environment such as this, navigation will be easier and our short breaks between hauling may… Continue reading
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#3: Sassen Valley

2019-03-24 06:32:54am
After a quick ski to the nearby frozen waterfall we headed east along the flat valley floor in fresh snow that fell yesterday. As the day progressed a few glimpses… Continue reading
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#2: Day 1

2019-03-23 07:17:21am
Our first day on the trail was short and sweet after leaving Longyearbyen at 1.30pm and driving more than 2 hours to Sassendalen in a Hagglunds. It snowed all day… Continue reading
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#1: In Svalbard

2019-03-22 07:41:00am

Hi everyone and welcome to our annual Arctic blog. I’m in Longyearbyen, Svalbard with, from left in the pic, Robin, Heath, Ingrid and Mardi. Tomorrow we head into the icy… Continue reading