Sarek Expedition – Part 3

Sometimes things don’t go to plan…  Not one bit.  Even the most diligent preparation can end in tatters at the drop of a hat.  However, with a rejuvenating cup of tea and firing up of the grey matter, most things can be overcome. The Heart of Sarek I had finally reached the Rapa valley whereContinue reading “Sarek Expedition – Part 3”

Sarek Expedition – Part 2

Battling frozen fuel, unpredictable storms and waist high snow; Arctic adventures can be trying at times.  However, a British approach to tea breaks, and an eye for the beauty abound, can reward even the weariest explorer. The Lesser of Two Evils It was only day three of my two-week expedition and I had just spentContinue reading “Sarek Expedition – Part 2”

Sarek Expedition – Part 1

Armed with a sled, 60 earl grey tea bags, and 6 months of preparations, one gentleman decides to seek solitude in the icy heart of Sarek National Park, within the arctic circle.  With the mercury dropping as low as -35oC, only the fluffiest mittens will do. From Hardangervidda to Sarek Polar expeditions had long beenContinue reading “Sarek Expedition – Part 1”