After 31 days on the ice cap, Harald and Andre have completed their expedition. But not before some interesting experiences on the Western side of the ice cap. The transition from ice sheet to glacier to mountain comes with caution in navigating the glacier’s crevaces and the many snow lakes.
Listen below to the last few days of the journey, as well as some very nice final thoughts from Harald after they arrived at Kangerlussuaq, the small town and former air base on the Western side of Greenland.
May 17, 2008: Western mountains finally in sight
May 18, 2008: Nearing the mountains and end of the glacier
The aerial photograph of this area
May 19, 2008: A tough day, with snow and a white out
May 21, 2008: Reached the end of the Greenland Ice Cap!
May 22, 2008: Final thoughts from Kangerlussuaq
At the airport of Kangerlussuaq
Adam: “Harald, welcome home. I hope you can enjoy a warm meal and warm, soft bed at home.”
Harald (after his return)” Adam, thank you very much for all your support….and here some very first pictures of the expedition.”
Here’s the final map: