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Will Steger

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  • Warm weather - 0°F / -17°C
  • Canyons
  • Whipping wind
  • Deep snow
  • Talk of the Nation Science Friday
  • Fermented Walrus Meat (The Blue Cheese of the North)

Friday, 02 March 2007 21:00

Will Steger - High Adventure

  • Steep downhills
  • Expedition dogsled techniques
  • Steep canyon walls
  • River overflow
  • May weather in February
  • Teamwork and cooperation

  • Long day of travel
  • Expedition on the sea ice
  • Steep cliffs and frozen waterfalls
  • Spring-like temperatures
  • At the Outpost Camp
  • Day off tomorrow

  • Living with an Inuit family at the Outpost Camp
  • Stormy weather
  • Drying clothing and gear
  • Dogs are rested and on increased rations
  • Documenting observations

Monday, 05 March 2007 21:00

Will Steger - 2nd day off

  • Cold weather - winter returns
  • Interviewing Outpost Camp family
  • Eyewitness reports to climate change
  • Hunters arrive from Pangnirtung
  • Back on trail tomorrow - 4 days to Pangnirtung

Click here to read about the testimony about global warming presented tp US Congress by an Inuit delegation led by Shelia Watts-Cloutier.

Click here to listen to the Global Warming 101 interviews with Simon Nattaq and Simon Awa, part of the Inuit delegation to Washington DC.

  • Traveling on the sea ice
  • Hard to leave friends
  • Steep shoreline
  • High tides
  • Cumberland Sound sea ice broken up
  • On polar bear alert

Wednesday, 07 March 2007 21:00

Will Steger - Caribou for dinner


  • Head winds
  • Polar bear tracks
  • Simon takes down a caribou
  • Pangnirtung 2-3 nights away
Thursday, 08 March 2007 21:00

Will Steger - 14 mi from Pangnirtug...

  • Arrival in Pangnirtung on Saturday
  • Strong headwinds
  • Hood up, head down and alone with thoughts

  • Inuit songs
  • Scenery change - 1000 ft. vertical cliffs
  • A snowmobile greeting
  • Arrival of the base camp team

Learn more:

Click here for the Wikipedia article about Pangnirtung.

Click here for a look at albums recorded by Inuit musicians.

Wednesday, 14 March 2007 03:00

Will Steger - Last Day in Pangnirtung...

  • Pangnirtung basecamp
  • School & village presentations
  • Simon's new sled
  • Signs of global warming are everywhere

Learn more:

Click here for a slideshow of photos of Pangnirtung Pass from NorthernComfort.info.

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