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vlani

Trad climber
mountain view, ca
Topic Author's Original Post - Apr 28, 2013 - 09:35pm PT
On wheels, across Arctics. They had a short stop at the North Pole, about 3 weeks ago, and are about to touch down to Canada, in couple days. Almost 2 months on the 'road', so far. The plans are to drive all the way to Resolute Bay, another 700 miles or so.

The leader - Vasiliy Yelagin - was a quite a figure in climbing community in his time.

Here is the progress map, day by day: http://www.yemelya.ru/map2013.php?lnk=2013
Here is the dairy, try google translate: http://www.yemelya.ru/diary2013.php?lnk=2013

facebook page, some cool footage: https://www.facebook.com/mlae2013
PS Yemelya is what they call their vehicles.
Lynne Leichtfuss

Sport climber
moving thru
Apr 28, 2013 - 09:54pm PT
When do they arrive in California?
vlani

Trad climber
mountain view, ca
Topic Author's Reply - Apr 28, 2013 - 09:58pm PT
Once some ice forms on the ocean ))
T H

Boulder climber
bouldering
Apr 28, 2013 - 10:21pm PT
Russians are coming!
BOOM!
Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Apr 28, 2013 - 10:33pm PT
Уже у нас достаточныйе безумныйе русскйи!
survival

Big Wall climber
Terrapin Station
Apr 28, 2013 - 11:34pm PT
So awesome!
vlani

Trad climber
mountain view, ca
Topic Author's Reply - May 1, 2013 - 05:19pm PT
Touched down yesterday, at N 8307,945, W 07558,878 on Canada shore. Arctic Ocean is crossed, another 1000 miles to Resolute Bay are ahead. Congrats to the guys!
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