Greenland 2008 Northward Expedition

Pete Mäkelä and Pete Vuorenmaa skied across Greenland during spring and summer 2008. Their starting point was Narsarsuaq, located at southern Greenland. Mäkelä and Vuorenmaa travelled three months to north Greenland, Qaanaaq, where they arrived in mid-July. 



- 21.4. - 14.7.2008, 85 days 

- 2500 kilometers

- approximately 30 km/day 



The expedition was "unsupported". All the movement was done either by skiing or by using kites. The weight of the sledges at start was around 175 kg each. 



Source & more information: www.expedition.fi/greenland2008