Greenland 2016: Teams on the Ice Cap

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Activities on Greenland: Ski-mountaineering, Wind-sledding, skiing, kite-skiing, and cycling

(Correne Coetzer) The Greenland season is open and ski and kite-ski teams are on the Ice Cap. Kate Leeming is in Northeast Greenland to test her newly designed fatbike. Ramón Larramendi will be talking a new Windsled on the Ice Cap. A team is exploring the beautiful mountain areas in the Southeast.

The Icefall starts on both the Classic Horizontal West and East sides seems to be wet. The West is known for its meltwater and seems to have a good share of it. On the East side, very high temperatures were reported, which caused heavy, wet snow.

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Icelandic Mountain Guides started at the Hahn Glacier in the West. Source:Icelandic Mountain Guides

Kate Leeming on Northeast Greenland digging out her 2x2 fatbike with a full range of 11 gears (10-42t). Location:Greenland Source:Claudio von Planta Instagram

Ski touring on the southern edge of Schweizerland mountains southeast coast of Greenland. Progression on ski with sleds to reach the huge Kaarali glacial basin. (Latitudes Norde) Location:Greenland Source:Michael Charavin / Latitudes Norde FB

Michael Charavin: Schweizerland Mountains southeast coast of Greenland. On the ridges above the Karaali Glacier. Location:Greenland Source:Michael Charavin / Latitudes Norde FB

Ramon Larramendi new route on Greenland for his new Windsled. Location:Greenland Source:Ramon Larramendi / Greenland Ice Summit Expedition

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