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February 2014

February 26, 2014

Malamute Expedition Update


Here is the Malamute expedition update. Because of 11 days of extreme cold temps the rivers have broken loose with deep overflow. This has forced us to reroute. The team traveled every day during one of the most severe cold snaps I’ve seen in a while. Temps ranged from -45F to -72F wind-chill. The dogs […]

February 16, 2014

Got Cold?

Today is -72F wind-chill.  For those of you that don’t know what heading into a -72F wind-chill it feels like eat very quickly as much ice cream you can until you are numb. Yesterday was a little chilly -50F but the team did great. Retrieved a cache I had buried before a steep hill before […]

February 13, 2014

On the trail….


On the move again with my best trail breakers in lead, Farmer & his son Jr. -42F windchill, clear skies, & northern. -45F today, & the team is doing great. Tough going as the snow is drying out to the consistency of sand. Typical Arctic.

February 8, 2014

First Blizzard – Snow Tunneling

  Update after 34 hrs. the blizzard is raging with a nastier temper than ever before. Mother Nature is pissed. Now, 30F-40F wind-chill blowing snow persists and drifting deep. It was a struggle to escape from my tent this am. When I pulled the zipper on the door I was greeted with solid white after […]

February 7, 2014

Getting Started.


Good news. We had some communication issues, but we believe it has been fixed. Joe has made some progress this week, but became wet today. Many of the rivers and lakes are not fully frozen, causing issues for the team.