EA: Greenland August 16, 2017 ACT Day 5

EA: Greenland August 16, 2017 ACT Day 5
Wednesday August 16 Day 5. It was still and quiet last night. The kind of quiet that makes your ears hurt. Woke to the loon alarm clock. The loons are doing laps across the lake, I hope they remember to do their lucky lap! The calling of the loons makes me both smile and laugh ...

EA: Greenland August 15, 2017 ACT Day 4

EA: Greenland August 15, 2017 ACT Day 4
Tuesday August 15, 2017 Day 4. Arctic Circle Trail Chilly and windy morning. 37 degrees and wearing all my clothes including my rain gear. Even though the valley is full of smoke it’s still a gorgeous spot. Hiked two miles and stopped at a fabulous sandy beach. It has warmed up enough that I’m in ...

EA: Greenland August 14, 2017 ACT Day 3

EA: Greenland August 14, 2017 ACT Day 3
Monday August 14, 2017 Day 3 Went to sleep and woke up to the loons calling across the lake. It was a chilly night and I had to wrap my down jacket around my legs for added warmth. Had coffee while watching a reindeer scampering along the edges of camp.           ...

EA: Greenland August 13, 2017 Arctic Circle Trail day 2

EA: Greenland August 13, 2017 Arctic Circle Trail day 2
Sunday day two ACT 37 when I got up at 6am. Rain fly wet and everything else damp. Enjoyed hot hot coffee as the sun taunted us from behind the clouds. The first 4 miles today were an undulating trek as we made our way through several hilly saddles and around pristine lakes. We arrived ...

EA: GREENLAND August 12, 2017 Arctic Circle Trail, (ACT) day 1!

EA: GREENLAND August 12, 2017 Arctic Circle Trail, (ACT) day 1!
Day 1 Saturday Arctic Circle Trail Today is the day we start hiking the Arctic Circle Trail! Anxiety and trepidation have been replaced with excitement, curiosity and anticipation! We are ready to go and we need to wait 45 more minutes for the store to open because I have a sore throat! Ugh. Not a ...