General News · 19th February 2018
The Arctic Circle Trail and Beyond
Hiking in West Greenland
Sponsored by the Cortes Island Museum
Iris will show slides from her 9-day trek through the beautiful uninhabited tundra of West Greenland. This Arctic Circle Trail (165 km) runs from Kangerlussuaq at the end of Sonder Stromefjord to the coastal community of Sisimiut.
The presentation slides will also include a visit to the Icecap, 35 km east of Kangerlussuaq at the beginning of the trek, and a visit to Ilulissat, the Kangia Icefjord, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Eqi Glacier and the tiny village of Oqaatsut at the end.
Manson’s Hall, Sunday, February 25
Doors 1:30 p.m.
Presentation 2 p.m.
Refreshments will be available.
Admission is free. Donations are welcome.