Kite Greenland 2009

Two Norwegians, Hugo Rolf Hansen and Bjorn Einar Bjartnes, have set out on what they intend to be a fun adventure across the Greenland icecap. They are planning to complete a crossing from south to north, starting from Narsaq and finishing in Quaanaaq (Thulé).

Follow-up

Below are all the news we published about the Kite Greenland 2009 expedition

  • Coming to a Difficult End

    Published on 30.07.2009

    Adrian Hayes' expedition team made it to the west coast of Greenland on 25 July, after 67 days and 4,262 km of travel. The last few days of the trip were the most difficult ones.

  • Journey’s end

    Published on 06.07.2009

    Having arrived at the village of Upernavik, the two Norwegians called in a helicopter to fly them back to the coast.

  • 518 km in one day !

    Published on 29.06.2009

    Because this expedition has stopped sending back any dispatches in English and is only publishing its updates in Norwegian, we will be restricting ourselves from now on to the bare facts and figures about the progress of their adventure. Sorry about that.

  • Minimum reports

    Published on 21.06.2009

    Because this expedition has stopped sending back any dispatches in English and is only publishing its updates in Norwegian, we will be restricting ourselves from now on to the bare facts and figures about the progress of their adventure. Sorry about that.

  • A Stormy Start

    Published on 10.06.2009

    The two Norwegians were dropped on the icecap by helicopter, unlike Adrian Hayes's expedition, which, for its part, had to devote three days to climbing along a glacier.

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