Emirates NBD Greenland Quest
Adrian Hayes and two Canadians, Devon McDiarmid and Derek Crowe, will attempt to traverse Greenland unsupported using powerkites.
Below are all the news we published about the Emirates NBD Greenland Quest expedition
Published on 22.07.2009
Despite the headwind and difficult meteorological conditions, the three men are nearing their destination. Just a few hundred kilometers left.
Published on 15.07.2009
Because no-one has previously completed the route from JP Kocks fjord all the way to Thulé, the three men had no idea what they were letting themselves in for.
Published on 06.07.2009
Adrian Hayes and his two companions, Devon McDiarmid and Derek Crowe, have now reached the most northerly point of Greenland. This expedition is leaving virtually no stone unturned as it progresses by always explaining the hows and the wherefores of what it is doing...
Published on 29.06.2009
The trio reckon they still have about thirty days of adventure ahead of them before they reach Qaanaaq. But the wind may decide otherwise. Over the past week, for example, the three men have had to endure five days without so much as a breath of wind to carry them along.
Published on 19.06.2009
The trio has reached the imaginary line that divides Greenland into two areas of more or less identical length. But this does not mean that the men are at the halfway point of their trek.
Published on 15.06.2009
Because one of the main aims of Adrian Hayes's Emirates NBD Greenland Quest is to focus public attention on global warming, the expedition's tasks include taking scientific readings and measurements every evening.
Published on 10.06.2009
After 18 days, the three-man expedition has already covered 718 km. A superb result.
Published on 02.06.2009
Day 12 of their expedition and the three men of the Emirates NBD Greenland Quest have already covered 207 km, despite the little setbacks and minor disasters that have happened along the way.
Published on 27.05.2009
Having waited for Derek's skis to arrive, the three men have finally been taken out to the departure point of their expedition. And on 20th May, as scheduled, they set out on their trek of 3 500 km.
Published on 19.05.2009
What can you do about planes that don't take off and bags that don't arrive at their destination? Not a lot, really, except wait. Which provided an opportunity for Adrian Hayes to recall some of the issues at stake surrounding his expedition.
Published on 28.04.2009
Adrian Hayes's expedition has just been officially launched in Dubai with a hundred or so schoolchildren attending the event. The trio, consisting of Adrian Hayes, Devon McDiarmid and Derek Crowe, will be setting out in May.