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Juan pulling tires to get fit for Greenland’s sledge-hauling and cycling.
Image by Javi Garcia courtesy Juan Menendez Granados

Spaniard to cycle Greenland snow cap

Posted: Feb 23, 2012 11:15 am EST

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(Correne Coetzer) Juan Menendez Granados is known for his cycle expeditions on snow and ice, in high mountains and rainforests, and across deserts. This coming April and May he wants to cross the Greenland Ice Cap on his bicycle. His plan is to start on April 20 from Kangerlussuaq and follow the horizontal route more or less along the Arctic Circle to Isortoq. He would have liked to follow a new route, he says to ExplorersWeb, but that cost more money. Having done the crossing of Lake Baikal all on his own on his bicycle a...

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