The Indian Army team and their guides during their training in Svalbard with Svante Strand and Helen Turton. courtesy Newland, SOURCE
Anand Swaroop cutting his birthday cake a few days ago in Resolute Bay. courtesy Yasunaga Ogita
"Although the teams should still be in the zone of lower winds, they should be aware of conditions immediately to their north in case the forecast changes slightly." Image by Canadian Ice Service courtesy Trudy Wohlleben
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(Correne Coetzer) Anand Swaroop updated ExplorersWeb why they are still waiting in Resolute Bay. Canadian Ice Service sent over another blizzard warning to ExWeb; developing Thursday afternoon March 7 north of 84 degrees. On the trail to the pole, leads open and rough ice makes sled pulling tough for the front skiers. Blizzard alert Here goes Trudy Wohlleben’s heads up: Winds to the north of Ellesmere Island will strengthen Thursday afternoon to blizzard strength. While the near-shore area will be relatively unaffected,...