Svalbard Traverse Expedition
When: 23 March – 5 April
This expedition is available to those who can demonstrate prior experience in the polar regions or who have undertaken both Polar Training and Advanced Polar Training courses with Ice Warrior.
The team will be composed of 8 people (or, possibly, 2 separate teams of 8).
The aims of the journey will be:
To cross Spitsbergen, Svalbard and experience the arctic wildlife and wilderness first-hand
Count polar bears on route.
We will either:
Traverse the hinterland of Spitsbergen for 8 days.
The route and daily content will be according to prevailing conditions and team performance.
We will arrive on the 23 March – stay night of the 24 March and get out 25 March. Coming back we will get back into town 4 April and leave on 5 April.