Tough days for Farmer & team

Published on 03.05.2011 - Pole to Pole Run

The team of four have really tough days for the moment. Water everywhere and constant snowfalls.

Here are excerpts from the expedition blog :

"May 03 / Finally! A measure of luck or way with blue sky, no wind and -25C. Rafted two leads and crossed a mega canyon but racked up 18km. Eric.

Datas : accumulated distance: 501.61 km, latitude: 85° 38’ 4” N longitude: 78° 15’ 34” W

"May 02 / A diabolical day. I have never seen so much water. Somehow managed to get through but advanced a meagre 8km. All tired but happy. Eric

Datas : accumulated distance: 484.36 km, latitude: 85° 47’ 6” N / longitude: 78° 45’ 0” W

"May 01 / Warm minus teens are our nemesis. Leads are not freezing and constant snowfall cloaks them in a veneer of deceit. Tough days. 14km. Eric

Datas : accumulated distance: 474.06 km, latitude: 85° 49’ 11” N / longitude: 79° 55’ 15” W

"Apr 30 / We crossed many leads today, maybe 30. Many using kayak raft and swam two with the drysuit, one monster 30m wide. 16km. Eric

Datas : accumulated distance: 455.16 km, latitude: 85° 59’ 16” N / longitude: 79° 34’ 43” W ..."

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