June, 19th. The dogs adaptation after the expedition

A veterenarian Aleksandr Bokarev came to the farm the other day, checked the dogs health and prescribed necessary vitamines and minerals. He noted that in general the dogs felt good.

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June, 10th. The expedition results briefing

The unique expedition “Republic of Karelia – The North Pole – the south Greenland coast” will be continued next year. However, Fedor Konyuhov and Viktor Simonov have already added their names to the history of travelling, having covered half of the route.

GTRK “Karelia”.

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June, 6th. Crossing Greenland is put off till the next year.

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In spite of the readiness of the expedition second stage Fedor Konyuhov and Viktor Simonov decided to continue it next year. The decision to take a break is due to polar summer that has already come and unstable ice situation because of it. Continue reading

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June 3. The expedition successfully tested radio equipment in Greenland

Fedor Konyuhov and Viktor Simonov who are preparing to the second stage of the polar expedition in the Arctic at the moment sent test SOS-signal during testing of rescue equipment. Continue reading

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June, 3rd. The Russian dogs have been delivered to Karelia.

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Svetlana Styopina, a kinologist of the expedition: “Our dogs are at home at last! All are safe and sound. They have been moving on the Arctic ice for 46 days and covered more than 900 km. The men and the dogs worked as one team and it saved their life sometimes. Continue reading

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May, 28th. Preparing of the expedition second stage is at full speed

Having finished the first stage of the expedition (the Northpole – Canadian shore) the Russian travellers Fedor Konyuhov and Viktor Simonov are recuperating and waiting till the nasty weather is over (from 23rd till 25th there was a strong cyclone there) on the Canadian island Ward Hunt. Continue reading

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May, 24th. News from the expedition staff in Greenland

IMG505712169_n_600Fedor Konyuhov and Viktor Simonov are recuperating after the first stage of the expedition in the expedition staff in village Tasilak. Meanwhile, in Greenland the preparing of the second stage – crossing the island from the north to the south – is at full speed. Continue reading

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May, 24th. The expedition is in Canada

Fedor Konyuhov: “We reached Ward Hunt late at night and set up a camp there.
Little by little we are realizing that we managed to cross the ocean on a dogsled. Our dream has come true, Viktor is proud of the dogs from his farm. Continue reading

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May, 22nd. The travellers celebrated Polar Explorer Day near the Canadian shore

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“We have learned today about the established Polar Explorer Day. We celebrated it with hard work – 15 hours on the way.

Because of the coming blizzard we wanted to have time to cross the main crack, water divide; we had to work in conditions of low visibility, snow and wind 15-20 knots. Continue reading

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May, 21st. The strong blizzard is covering the expedition

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The travellers were sent a storm-warming on May, 22 – 23. The wind 40 km/h and snowfall are expected. The Canadians consider continuing moving unsafe ans recommend to set up a camp. Continue reading

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