Seven Peaks – Seven Islands part II – Greenland

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Here’s the second miniblog about my Seven peaks – Seven Islands challenge…

Climbing in Greenland is an honour that few have experienced.  The flight from Iceland over the Denmark Strait is enough of an eye opener, particularly as you approach the teeth like mountains of the coast, but the Watkins Mountains are a magnificent range of ice-capped peaks.

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Watkins Mountains 2004 – Arctic Peaks and Appendicitis

After climbing the two highest peaks in the Arctic and two Virgin Summits I was struck down with an illness which almost brought my trip to a halt. I recovered enough to get to Iceland, but from then on I was stuck in Hospital again! Continue reading “Watkins Mountains 2004 – Arctic Peaks and Appendicitis”