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  • Trailhead
    / Trailhead
    Photo: Benny Verberck, ÖAV Sektion Flandern
  • first col
    / first col
    Photo: Benny Verberck, ÖAV Sektion Flandern
  • /
    Photo: Benny Verberck, ÖAV Sektion Flandern
  • second col
    / second col
    Photo: Benny Verberck, ÖAV Sektion Flandern
  • First camp
    / First camp
    Photo: Benny Verberck, ÖAV Sektion Flandern
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First day of the winter arctic trail from Sisimiut to Kangerlussuaq, West Greenland
difficult
14.1 km
5:42 h
557 m
240 m
Pulka trip to the first camp of the arctic circle trail in winter.
outdooractive.com User
Author
Benny Verberck 
Updated: March 25, 2016

Difficulty
difficult
Stamina
Experience
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Highest point
393 m
Lowest point
-3 m
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Safety information

Stay focused on the cold, protect extremities!

Equipment

Expedition tent and all gear

Start

Sisimiut (-2 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
66.940541, -53.617860
UTM
22W 385603 7427156

Destination

Kamp 1

Turn-by-turn directions

Follow the snowscootertracks to the former skilift in east direction. Follow the valley while climbing to the first col. A second col brings you to the plateau where you'll find a wooden very small construction which is a toilet! Here you can make first camp.

Public transport

None

Getting there

Taxi from Vandrehjem Sisimiut to the outskirt of the town, trailhead to the skilift.
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Cicerone arctic circle trail

Author’s map recommendations

Saga maps Kangerlussuaq


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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
14.1 km
Duration
5:42 h
Ascent
557 m
Descent
240 m
Multi-stage tour Scenic Geological highlights

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