On the last day of our hike, I reflect on the Arctic Circle Trail and Greenland and why this place is so unique.
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Arctic Circle Trail Day 5: Scamper and Pamper (Day hike to Waterfalls below Taseeqqap Saqqaa)
On Day 5 we hike off trail to a beautiful waterfall. Anywhere else it would have a lot of visitors and a big parking lot. Here it is not even named.
Arctic Circle Trail Day 4: Musk “Rocks”, Wet Socks and Dancing Lights (Ikkattoq Hut to Innajuattoq Hut)
Day 4 on the Arctic Circle Trail, we chase after musk ox (or rocks?) and witness amazing northern lights
Arctic Circle Trail Day 2: Who Needs a Canoe When Reindeer will do? (Lake near Quarlissiut to Just past Canoe Center on Amitsorsuaq Lake)
It is a rite of passage and a desire by most ACT hikers to get a canoe and paddle across Amitsorsuaq Lake. But who needs a canoe when reindeer will do?
Arctic Circle Trail Day 1: Gneiss Bands in an Ancient Land (Kangerlussuaq to Qarlissiut Lake)
Why Greenland feels like such an ancient land – our first day on the Arctic Circle Trail
Sierra High Route Day 25: Reading Landscape Between Northern Twin Island Lake and Foerster Creek
Hiking cross country between Twin Island Lakes and Blue Lake Pass on the Sierra High Route is all about navigating on a micro scale.
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