Mon 15/07-2019 Day 416

Pos: 61.5196,-166.1520 Loc: Hooper Bay Acc: free room Dist: 27,7 km Start: 09:20 End: 13:45 We had to start around low tide in the morning – actually it was already two hours after until we got all our stuff dragged and carried out on the 50 m distance with “a hint of mud” and on […]
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Sun 14/07-2019 Day 415

Pos: 61.3199,-165.8730 Loc: Kashunuk River Island Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 43,2 km Start: 10:20 End: 19:00 We started when we had water upfront our low grassy cliff. We could stay for a while along the coast, and found three dead walrus and a stranded aluminum small boat. When the water went lower again, […]
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Sat 13/07-2019 Day 414

Pos: 61.0814,-165.4252 Loc: Nelson Island north Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 56,0 km Start: 09:40 End: 20:52 We did good to not paddle yesterday, as it was raining a lot on Friday, and today nothing until we were dry in our tent anyway. The goal was an a bit doubtful river mouth camp with […]
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Fri 12/07-2019 Day 413

Pos: 60.6239,-165.1779 Loc: Nelson Island north Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent no paddling today We had a lot of long talks last night how to continue our trip, and did both get very little sleep. The conclusion was it would be most reasonable to finish our mutual section in the big city of Nome, where […]
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Thu 11/07-2019 Day 412

Pos: 60.6239,-165.1779 Loc: Nelson Island north Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 31,8 km Start: 08:25 End: 15:30 Two days of rest, or rather one real rest day after the 90+ km stretch recovered us well, mentally and physically to get going again. Fylkir was proud of his achievement, is freshly motivated, and I am […]
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Wed 10/07-2019 Day 411

Pos: 60.4976,-165.2250 Loc: west of Umkumiut Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent   no paddling today   We afforded to have another rest- and recovery day, despite good paddling weather today. Very relaxing, with not many activities besides sleeping, reading, eating, and enjoying the visit of two local groups arriving via quad bikes. The first was […]
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Fylkir news part 4

Getting closer and closer The low´s and high´s of the water, challenges of being ON, staying ON and keep ON paddling. Going places puts things in a new perspective, for the most of us a process, we all look (in a degree) for and need in between. Like formatting one´s hard disk on the computer, […]
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Tue 09/07-2019 Day 410

Pos: 60.4976,-165.2250 Loc: west of Umkumiut Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent   no paddling today   we slept first until 9.30 am, had breakfast, covered the tent from the sun with our sleeping bags and kept on sleeping until 1.30 pm before we slowly and painfully rose for doing some chores. we felt like being […]
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Mon 08/07-2019 Day 409

Pos: 60.4976,-165.2250 Mon 08/07-2019 Day 409   Pos: 60.4976,-165.2250 Loc: west of Umkumiut Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 91,3 km Start: 09:20 End: 28:30 (4:30)   We agreed we had enough rest after landing yesterday at lunchtime and a good night’s sleep to tackle the distance to Nelson Island Bay with solid ground beaches […]
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Sun 07/07-2019 Day 408

Pos: 59.8943,-164.3047 Loc: dry island Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 40,2 km Start: 02:30 End: 11:35 It was a bright clear night as all the other here in Alaska, so our “night” paddle was nothing at darkness at all. We launched, yawning, but the water reached our campsite. If we might have made the […]
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