A typical day on Arctic Expedition

Preparing for an Arctic expedition, when you have never done anything in that ballpark, is really quite tough. I put everything I could into my training, and into researching the best gear to take, so I suppose I ought to have felt prepared. However, the huge unknown left me feeling like I had no idea…

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7 Things I wish I had known before going on an Arctic Expedition

I just got back from the expedition of a lifetime in Arctic Norway. We set out to cross the Finnmark Plateau, which we didn’t complete due to challenges in weather, health, and my delightfully frostbitten fingers, but what an incredible, character-building, unforgettable experience it was. I spent a lot of time beforehand wondering what it…

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Preparing for an Arctic Expedition

I Wrote the below post on my way to my expedition in Arctic Norway, crossing the Finnmark Plateau, but am posting it afterwards. I wish I  could say that going to the Arctic had been a lifelong dream. That the 17 days I will be in the frozen wilderness will fulfil an ambition that has been…

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