Snowmobiling in the Arctic

Snowmobiling in the Arctic

I woke up before sunrise. It was so beautiful it was a crime to sleep. The plan for the day was to rent snowmobiles and go explore the surrounding area. The surrounding area being Longyearbyen: the northernmost settlement in the world.

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Expedition in the High Arctic

Expedition in the High Arctic

So this trip starts something like this. You wake up with sunrise and head over to this place called Snoscooterutleie As. And after some training with a mannequin on how not to die in weather conditions of -30C° surrounded by polar bears, they wish you good luck and off you go. But not before you put on an arctic suit, thermo boots, a helmet and start resembling a cosmonaut. You’ll recognise me by a pink backpack.

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