While wandering around the web looking at a couple of dog sledding sites I came across Crazy Musher a fellow dog sledder who went on the exact same route as we did in Alta, the Arctic Circle in Norway. Crazy Musher was raising money for the Scott Polar Research Institute and had the initiative to… Continue Reading Adventures in the Arctic hits the news
Some stories about the trip, photo’s and a slideshow, with audio and video coming soon. Thanks again for all the donations, having aimed for 3k a massive 7.5k has been raised and a customised wheelchair already bought for Sam, so thank you. That’s it, no more hasseling you for money, promise…
. Back in one piece after covering well over 250k in what can be described as the most extreme and cold environment I’ve ever been in. Having arrived in – 8, temperatures dropped to – 35. Mad cold but that’s what Iwent there for, to see what it’s really like. Only fell off the sled… Continue Reading time to defrost
Phone been frozen hence no text. 8 hour day yesterday with 3 in the dark following a trail up river. minus 30 with wind chill. Hard but worth every second. got 2 cabin and was serenaded by man in raindeer coat who yodeled 4 my b day. Tuesday slept in cabin by lake called swan… Continue Reading It’s not over til the man in the reindeer suit yodels
We have the technology. We have a signal. We have pictures, live (well, almost) from the arctic circle. We might even see the nice side of the dogs sometime soon. Message from Henny; Staying by Swan Lake tonight. So cold today, my eyelashes froze which makes blinking interesting. My dogs are still behaving like speed… Continue Reading The Mutley Crew
By text from the Artic;Finished first day of 30k breaking a trail through some woods up hill 2 flat plains with a low, barely there orange sun. Bright and warm one minute then windy snowy freezing the next. Goggles steamed up and then froze. Got off 2 a less than professional start having run around… Continue Reading Unleash the hounds!