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The World's leading operator of mountaineering and ski expeditions to Arctic Greenland!
The Only 'comprehensive' website guide to mountaineering and ski-touring expeditions to Arctic Greenland.
20 years of research, planning, guiding and expertise; unrivalled experience, focus & attention to detail.

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Greenland Related Sites

Click on any of the links below to take you to the appropriate website.

If you know of any other good websites that might be of interest to Greenland travellers please let us know and we shall add them to the list. Contact Tangent

Danish Polar Centre

DPC: Sport Expeditions in Greenland

Official Bodies

British Mountaineering Council
Mountaineering Council of Scotland
Mountaineering Council of Ireland
Scott Polar Research Institute
Royal Geographical Society Expeditions Advisory Centre
British Antarctic Survey
British Mountain Guides
English Ski Council - Nordic
Snowsport England - governing body

Mountaineering / Ski-Touring Clubs

The Arctic Club
Scottish Arctic Club
Scottish Mountaineering Club
Alpine Ski Club
Alpine Club
Eagle Ski Club
Ski Club of Great Britain
Scottish Ski Club
DNT Norwegian Mountain Touring Gr

Travel To Iceland

Iceland Express
Icelandair
British Airways

Airport Travel

Stansted Airport - official website
Travel Link: London to Stansted Airport

Greenland Tourist Information

Greenland Guide

Iceland Tourist Information

Iceland Worldwide
Iceland Tourist Board
Iceland Tourist Information Centres
Snorri's Guesthouse - Reykjavik

Greenland Weather

"Very Useful" Multi day Weather Chart
6 Day Pressure Chart - Greenland
Danish Weather Site - Greenland
German Weather Site - Greenland
Greenland Weather - Constable Point airport
Greenland Weather - Kulusuk airport
Greenland Weather - Icecap Summit Camp
Greenland Weather - Sondre Strømfjord airport
Greenland Weather - ALL airports
Top Karten - various weather info
European Cloud Cover & Precipitation
UK Met Office - 3 day surface animation
UK Met Office - Homepage
UK Met Office - satellite imagery
BBC Weather - European Summary
Greenland Sea Ice Conditions


Greenland Books & Maps

Glacier Books - Mountain and Polar Books
Stanfords - Greenland Maps and Books

The Map Shop
Atuagkat - Greenland Book Shop
Alpine Club Library
The Steading Workshop - Publishers and stockists of polar writings

Tangent Client Websites

Alastair Humphreys - www.alastairhumphreys.com
Ben Saunders - Greenland South Pole Training Expedition 2012

Ben Saunders - www.bensaunders.com
Martin Hartley -  www.martinhartley.com

Leo Houlding - www.leohoulding.com
Richmond McIntyre - Liverpool Land North-South Traverse 2012
Swiss Renland Big Wall Climbing 2012
Paul Stern Land 2008 Expedition
Rignys Bjerg 1999 - Chris Hawkins
Nigel Vardy - Baffin/Greenland
Midnight Sun Guides - Watkins Mountains
Andrew Lunn - Liverpool Land
Petter Bjorstad - Watkins / D. Louise Land
West Lancs Scout Milne Land 2004
Dagmar Wabnig - Winter Gunnbjørnsfjeld
Lanchester MC 2001 - Lindbergh Mountains
Cambridge Uni 2002 : Louise Boyd's Land
2008 Camp Icefield Watkins Mountains Ski Tour - Simon Hodgson
2008 Watkins Mountains Ski Tour - George Csak

Diabetes UK 2008 Icecap Crossing

Ex Inuit Eagles: Proposed 2010 RAF Ski Touring Expedition

Expedition Reports Databases

Greenland Expedition Reports held at BMC
Greenland Expedition Reports held At MEF

Tangent Guide/Leader Websites

Nigel Edwards - In The Mountains
Phil Poole - Eclipse Mountain Guiding
Rosie Goolden - Chicks Unleashed
Dave Hamilton - High Adventure
Paul Rose - www.paulrose.org
Julia Pickering - www.juliapickering.com

Safety In The Mountains

Mountain Medicine Centre - UIAA
Wilderness Medical Training
Bear Encounters
Polar Bears In Svalbard
BSES polar bear attack statements

Expedition Food Suppliers

Racing The Planet Expedition Food
Be-Well Nutritional Products
Harvest Foodworks
Travel Lunch Food

Camera Film & Lithium Battery Suppliers

Mathers Of Lancashire
Photoglossy
Energizer Lithium Batteries
Lithium Batteries - Battery Force

 Equipment Suppliers

www.outdoorhire.co.uk

Facewest Adventure Equipment Specialists

http://www.facewest.co.uk/http://www.trekhireuk.com/index.html

The North Face
Black Diamond Equipment
Ajungilak Sleeping Bags
HELSPORT - Sleeping Bags & Tents
Millet - One Sport High Altitude Boots
Garmont Ski Touring Boots
Baffin Boots
Canada Goose
Fjällräven Polar Products
Sorel Polar Boots
CAH - Polar Tent
Snowsled Pulks
PHD - Mountain Clothing & Sleeping Bags
Telemark Pyrenees
Expedition Kit Ltd
Norpine Mountain Sports: Backcountry Gear
Telemarkski.com - US
UNI Flexible Solar Re-Charging Panel
SolarVerter Plug In Solar Power
Real Goods - Portable Solar Products
Sat Coms - Service Providers
Thuraya Satellite Phones
Iridium Satellite Phone Accessories
Iridium Satellite Phone
Iridium Accessories
Peli Storage Cases

 

 

 Grant Giving Bodies (Arctic Expeditions)

The Arctic Club Award
Mount Everest Foundation
BMC Grant Support for Expeditions
Alpine Ski Club

 

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