EXPEDITIONS – Winter & Spring 2016

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Polar & Arctic Expedition Training

(Liverpool Land)

A comprehensive polar training expedition to the high arctic region of northeast Greenland. On this course you will learn all you need to know to survive comfortably in the most extreme arctic expedition conditions. Learning from experienced polar guides we teach you navigation, camp craft, cooking skills, bear protection, rifle training, roped glacier and sea ice travel, and use of pulk sleds for man hauling.

23 March – 30 March ’16 (8 days)     £3450
30 March – 06 April ’16 (8 days)     £3450
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Greenland Polar Journey – North South Ski Traverse

(Liverpool Land)

A full 150km north-south ski traverse of the mighty Liverpool Land ranges finishing in Greenland’s most remote village of Ittoqqortoormiit. This route has now become firmly established as the classic arctic ski tour for east Greenland. It’s also a firm favourite as a far more interesting, exciting and cheaper alternative to the full east-west crossing of Greenland. The route takes in tremendous glaciers, several icecaps, stunning mountain scenery, remote valleys, icebergs, sea ice, hot springs and local fauna.

27 April – 18 May ’16 (22 days)     £6950
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Arctic Greenland Ski & Climb

(Liverpool Land)

Rare ascents and unclimbed peaks in the most remote and least frequented region of north Liverpool Land. In fact we can find no record of any other expedition that has climbed in our intended valley location. Travelling in style with our highly experienced ‘Snowdragons’ team of snowmobile guides the journey itself is an amazing experience in it’s own right. This expedition is open to ski tourers, ski mountaineers, snowboarders, split boarders and mountain climbers.

06 April – 13 April ’16 (8 days)    £3750
20 April – 04 May ’16 (15 days)    £4750
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Arctic Greenland Ski Mountaineer

(Stauning Alps)

The southern Stauning Alps offers a true wilderness and discovery experience in this most remote region of the high arctic. Opportunities abound for numerous first ascents and unclimbed peaks in a valley not visited for over 30 years. Aerial reconnaissance shows a plethora of mountains to facilitate a range of experience and objectives, depending on the experience of the team. Access will be gained via a 2 day snowmobile journey facilitated by our ‘Snowdragons’ team.

20 April – 04 May ’16 (15 days)    £6950
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Snowboard First Ascents & Descents

(Liverpool Land)

Exploratory snow/split board expedition to a rarely visited region of central Liverpool Land. Join us on this unique opportunity to make first splitboard ascents and descents of remote arctic summits amongst these most stunning mountains. Base camp will be established in the vast Kalkdal valley that runs east-west, dividing Liverpool Land in to it’s north and south regions. No snowboard expedition has ever visited this valley where an endless supply of new routes and lines await.

20 April – 04 May ’16 (15 days)    £4750
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Arctic’s Highest Mountains (Gunnbjørnsfjeld 3693m)

(Watkins Mountains)

Tangent Expeditions is the only outfitter offering guided ascents of the arctic’s three highest peaks, located in the Watkins Mountains of east Greenland. Flying by private Twin Otter ski plane from Iceland we refuel at Constable Point on the east coast before flying to a glacier landing position at 2300m. Gunnbjørnsfjeld 3693m will be climbed using an advance base camp before attempting Dome 3682m and Cone 3669m, for those staying a second week.

03 May – 10 May ’16 (8 days)       £9450
03 May – 17 May ’16 (15 days)       £11750
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