Tue 02/07-2022 Day 711

Pos: 70.2391,-150.8260 Loc: Colville River pipeline Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 19,9 km Start: 14:45 End: 19:40 I managed to edit all pictures yesterday until midnight, and uploaded them this morning as well as my tracks and trip table data. Another bite of the North American continent is taken. One can eat an elephant, […]
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Mon 01/08-2022 Day 710

Pos: 70.2191,-150.9868 Loc: Nuiqsut Acc: Rescue Station Dist: 0,0 km Repair Day It could have been so nice! Lilja collected a well-sized bag of surplus stuff yesterday and this morning, and walks up to the post office which is supposed to be open at nine o’clock. Unfortunately, the postmaster is not on duty yet, but […]
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Sun 31/07-2022 Day 709

Pos: 70.2191,-150.9868 Loc: Nuiqsut Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 24,6 km Start: 8:45 End: 15:35 When I wake around five to five-thirty for my second night pee, we agreed I will kick Lilja awake when I am done. Without talking or an alarm clock ringing, I will go kind of back to sleep while […]
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Sat 30/07-2022 Day 708

Pos: 70.3960,-151.1025 Loc: Colville River Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 33,2 km Start: 9:05 End: 17:45 On Lilja’s rudder broke the central pin just after our launch. I could easily fix it even on the water again, but am glad shore is still close. Everything fine again, we paddle straight to the coast for […]
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Fri 29/07-2022 Day 707

Pos: 70.4988,-151.7037 Loc: nameless island Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 41,7 km Start: 9:15 End: 18:30 A calm night, and an earlier start than yesterday gives us best conditions for a long day. We have to cross for thirty kilometers, but it is easy going on calm water with a light following breeze. We […]
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Thu 28/07-2022 Day 706

Pos: 70.8129,-152.2097 Loc: Cape Halkett Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 42,6 km Start: 11:40 End: 19:10 Snow slush and rain all night, but it is at least not white any more outside. We sleep in again, although we have been sleeping enough yesterday. The forecast is still the same for today, up to twenty […]
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Wed 27/07-2022 Day 706

Pos: 70.9139,-153.2579 Loc: Lonely Point Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 0,0 km strong wind and snow day We did not mind the rest day after the icy belt and crossing day, but having off again after only twenty-five kilometers yesterday is a bit too early. And the brief contemplating of continuing after we noticed […]
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Tue 26/07-2022 Day 705

Pos: 70.9139,-153.2579 Loc: Lonely Point Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 26,0 km Start: 10:00 End: 15:50 We still do not know if the old Lonely Point radar station is still manned and maintained like Cape Lisburne. It will be a surprise. We like to get there today, but also not much further as we […]
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Mon 25/07-2022 Day 704

Pos: 70.8759,-153.9372 Loc: Drew Point Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 0,00 km strong wind day I forgot to mention something important from yesterday. I felt very aware of my presence in polar bear country while paddling through and along the ice belt. But as soon as we landed for the first time in an […]
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Sun 24/07-2022 Day 703

Pos: 70.8759,-153.9372 Loc: Drew Point Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 44,4 km Start: 8:50 End: 17:55 I wake at four o’clock in the morning, knowing the wind is still fully down and we should better make the best use of it. My peep out of the tent shows rather a more loose ice belt, […]
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