Author: oils@trepanieroriginals.com

07 Jul Down the Stretch

Covered more ground on our way back to park camp yesterday. We woke up hoping this would be last fully-loaded hike for a bit. We knew the odds were good because the acting park super-intendant Monty Yanks and one of...

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06 Jul Wake-Up Call

An alarm clock was not needed to wake us up this morning. Carl nudged me and whispered, “There’s a wolf outside the tent.” Sure enough, I could see just his big paws prowling past under the tent fly. By the...

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05 Jul The Long Hike Back

The dreaded day has arrived, breaking camp, and fully reloading our gear, to begin our way back to the camp, twenty kilometers away. Dreaded, because, even though we have been eating enough to shave our weight down a bit, our...

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04 Jul Catching the Light

Stayed a little closer to base camp because of our long day yesterday, also, tomorrow, we begin our hike back to parks Canada camp at Lake Hazen. We will definitely need fresh legs for that. Staying closer to camp also...

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02 Jul Sleep

Slept in a bit this morning, stuck my head outside and all was grey. Seems like afternoon light works better up here, so I’m adjusting my schedule accordingly. Late afternoon brought some breaks in the clouds and shone fantastic light...

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02 Jul Episode 59

PAINTING, AT LAST!: At last, 5 days into the trek, Cory begins his first painting ever in the High Arctic after he and Carl set up camp near the incredible Henrietta Nesmith Glacier....

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