Ellesmere Island Expedition Delay Update 2022

Yesterday our expedition group arrived in the small Inuit town of Iqaluit in the far north of Canada; a journey of approximately three and a half hours flight time from Ottawa. Our plan was to continue our flights north early today to Arctic Bay, Resolute, and then finally Grise Fiord, the jumping-off point for our expedition. However, as is typical of Arctic expeditions in winter, the weather has thrown a spanner in the works and we are currently delayed in Iqaluit while we wait for the weather to improve. We are re-scheduled for tomorrow and weather permitting will continue our travels north tomorrow. Temperatures here are currently hovering around -32º Celsius. With three flights still to go, we are expecting the mercury to drop even lower as we continue north…

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