Exploratory skitouring in the Alps of East Greenland

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Greenland, EUROPE
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    Schweitzerland & Caledonian Alps, Greenland
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    Skiing down the blue glacier, heading for Karale glacier
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    Skitouring on the Karale glacier, Greenland
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    Approach on dogsled to Tuno fjord, Greenland
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    Scarped peaks mark the valleys of the Caledonian Alps, Greenland
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    Wintercamping…waiting for the Northern Lights to apear on a Greenlandic clear sky
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    Mountain hut just above the Tasilaq fjord
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    Northern Lights on the Greenland East Coast
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    Skitouring with the pulks out of the Tuno fjord
The east of Greenland has some of the most challenging mountains and unending glaciers. These mountains cover the east coast of Greenland for a great part from north to south. A dogsledge will transport us and our equipment to the base of the Tunu valley, where our skitour will start.

travel code

Gre002

Fixed departures:

(1) 19/03-02/04, 2016

groups:

4/8 MIN/MAX

availibility

(1) Places – 8

(2) Places – 12

destination:

Greenland

type:

Skitouring

duration:

14 days

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Greenland, EUROPE

During this challenge we will explore the glaciers with our skies and pulkas. The traverse is not very hard, yet glacier travelling and rescue techniques are necessary abilities. It will be a very special experience not to be found elsewhere…imagine yourself camping with the northern lights glowing above your head and arising above the countless peaks. The Karale Glacier is one of the major glaciers in the area north of Kuummiit. This area is undescribably spectacular with massive glacier, huge icebergs and jagged mountains.”Place de la Concorde“, where five glaciers merge in to one another, is a good location for setting up base camp to explore the countless peaks and stauning glaciers.

Accommodation

Hotel in Kulusuk. During the expedition in tents and mountain cabin. Double occupancy.

Food

All included during expedition. Dryfood.

Guide

X-plore guide.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrival Kulusuk-dogsledge transport to Tunu

Day 2 - Skitouring in the Tunu valley

Day 3 - Skitouring glacier

Day 4 - Skitouring Tasilaq mountain hut

Day 5-9 - Skitouring and optional ascends

Day 10 - Skitouring Karale glacier

Day 11 - Skitouring to Tunu valley

Day 12 - Skitouring to the seaice

Day 13 - Transport to Kulusuk

Day 14 - Flight to Reykjavik airport

MAPS & AREA

Map view for Greenland

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Included

  • Flights Reykjavik-Kulusuk-Reykjavik
  • Lodgement in hotel
  • Lodgement in tents
  • Lodgement in mountaincabin (2 nights)
  • International guide
  • Expedition food
  • Permits
  • Expedition safety equipment
  • Group equipment
  • Dogsledge transfers

Excluded

  • Personal equipment (including skies)
  • Excess of luggage on flights
  • Personal expenses
  • International flights
  • Insurance
  • Any services not mentioned in includings

Optional

Extra charge group 3 person 390 Euro

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