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Stauning Alps – Greenland

By May 12, 2017January 30th, 2024No Comments
Stauning Alps

Location: Stauning Alps, Greenland.    Lat & Long (start)71°44’02.6″N 24°30’36.0″W

Team: Molly Thompson (leader), Jesse Dufton, Alistair Everett, Oliver Mentz, Jen Roberts

Dates: 4 April to 5 May 2017

** An Arctic Club Award Expedition 2017 **

Objectives

We will travel to the Stauning Alps in East Greenland by snowmobile and ski. We will climb and explore the mountains and also collect scientific data: snow temperature and density profiles, mass balance and albedo measurements to complement satellite observations.

 

May 5: We’re home safe and sound!!

May 11: Molly Thompson is awarded THE SES SIR CHARLES BLOIS EXPLORER AWARD 2017.

feeling thankful with Molly ThompsonJesse DuftonAlistair EverettOliver Mentz and Jen Roberts

BMC Article & Report: “Molly Thompson: how to claim first ascents of Greenland peaks”