Total days en route

32


Distance covered:

580 km

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Partners and sponsors

Educational partners | Supporting partners | Equipment partners | Service partners | Food partners | Support club

Educational partners:

Marnix academie

Marnix academie

We have initiated and started an educational program for elementary school children. This is being done in cooperation with students of the Marnix Academie/PABO Teachers academy. This way we reach out to both students and also children of a very young age. They will be educated about climatchange and Polar Regions in general.
Marnix academie website

Supporting partners:

HIER Klimaatcampagne

HIER Klimaatcampagne

Hier (Dutch for ‘Here‘) is the name of a large Dutch climate program whose fundamental idea it is to stress the immediate necessity to implement adaptation projects and initiatives to climate change. This campaign involves not only >40 national charity organisations, but also government and businesses.
HIER website

International Polar Year 2007 - 2008

International Polar Year 2007 - 2008

The International Polar Year is a large scientific programme focused on the Arctic and the Antarctic from 2007 to 2009. Organized through the International Council for Science (ICSU) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The IPY helps us with the educational program.
IPY website

Equipment partners:

Bergans of Norway

Bergans of Norway

Being the first manufactures to have a backpack frame. Bergans is always looking for new materials and design for a comfortable outdoor live. We will use Bergans clothing, backpack and sleeping bags for the expedition. Quality that counts.
Bergans of Norway website

Bever Zwerfsport

Bever Zwerfsport

Bever Zwerfsport is the biggest Dutch chain of outdoor shops. 28 shops with the top quality products. With the first real indoor ice climbing wall and a lot of events, Bever Zwerfsport is the leading outdoor chain on the Dutch market.
Bever Zwerfsport website

Energizer

Energizer

Energizer is the world's leading manufacturer of batteries and torches. It's those clever scientists at Energizer who have helped revolutionise power on the go through battery innovation. We will make use of the Lithium batteries and outdoor LED torches. As they will endure the freezing cold.
Energizer website

Fischer ski's

Fischer ski's

Fischer stands for enjoyment in sport, innovation and high tech. Their activities are geared towards this, and they invite all to be a part of it. Seeking out new routes. Their ski's are very resistant to breaking and extremely light. The E109 Crown will be used for our crossing.
Fischer website

Fjellpulken

Fjellpulken

Fjellpulken is the world's leading producer of pulks. We offer a broad assortment of models for children, disabled, touring and expedition, rescue and dog racing. A lot of expeditions use sledges of Fjellpulken. We will use the KIII Expedition with special reinforced pulling bars.
Fjellpulken website

Gannexion Global Connections

Gannexion Global Connections

Gannexion is a hands on company concentrating on worldwide wireless communication for the professional user. They will supply solutions to data and voice communication for the expedition team. Keeping them in contact with the world by e-mail and voice.
Gannexion website

Hilleberg

Hilleberg

Hilleberg is a renowned tent maker from Sweden. The tents have great flexibility in terms of pitching. Inner and outer tent can be mounted at once. This saves us valuable time on the icecap. The tents are durable enough to withstand pitaraques. We will use a combined and modified Stalon Combi 4.
Hilleberg website

Icebreaker

Icebreaker

Based upon respect for nature, ethics and sustainability, icebreaker shows that nature is cool again, and that not everything in our world has to be made of plastic. The dream came true to build a company that doesn’t deliver at the expenses of our environment. Merino garments by Icebreaker help us to make our dream come true!
Icebreaker website

iriver

iriver

iriver is a global premium lifestyle brand for Digital Entertainment enthusiasts. With its leading portable audio and video solutions, the company offers end-users a full range of high quality products in trend-setting designs together with an easy usability approach. We will use their mp3-players for some personal entertainment.
iriver website

Julbo

Julbo

Julbo started in 1888 in the Jura mountain in France. 65% of the production is made for export worldwide. For Julbo Global Thinking is a way of live. With a wide range of glasses, Julbo covers a big spectrum for the active outdoor sportsman. Glasses are highly adaptable for personal comfort.
Julbo website

Outdoordacht

Outdoordacht

The team is equipped with accessories and gear from Outdoordacht. For example light weight bags, binoculars, thermos bottles and compression bags. Outdoordacht is developing, selling and testing outdoor equipment for over 24 years. Their wide range of products makes this an ideal one stop shop for us.
Outdoordacht website

Panasonic Toughbook

Panasonic Toughbook

The Ruggedized laptops from Panasonic have been developed so they are resistant against water, dust, dirt, heat, humidity and cold. Usually, when things fall down, they break. However Panasonic’s Fully Ruggedized Toughbooks can withstand a fall from 90 cm without damage. We will use the fully ruggedised CF-30.
Panasonic Toughbook website

Radical Design

Radical Design

Radical Design is a small producer of quality rucksacks, recumbent bags and trailers. It also provides the possibility of design and production of tailor made bags, from single piece to serial production. As a small company listening to customers has always been a strong aspect of Radical Design.
Radical Design website

Rycote

Rycote

Greenland is infamous for strong winds- great for kiting but not so great for recording sound for the documentary. Rycote wind jammers or affectionately known as fluffies are the industry standard for reducing microphone wind noise.
Rycote website

Sony

Sony

We will be filming part of the Greenland sections our selves. In extremely cold and hostile conditions- the camera has to be tough, small, and lightweight as well as having professional capabilities - The Sony HVR- A1E. These HDV cameras have been used by the Project Inland Ice documentary producers before on other films - f.e. on Mt Everest.
Sony website

Sportsnett

Sportsnett

Sportsnett in Oslo (Norway) is the shop of polar veteran Sjur Mørdre. Specialist polar gear and advice is widely available there. Together with the shoe manufacturer Meindl, Sjur Mørdre has developed a special backcountry ski shoe. Sjur will advice the team and supply this special made boot.
Sportsnett website

Untraced

Untraced

Untraced is a specialist in protective clothing. Especially for the ferocious winds on Greenland it is important to have good face protection. That's why we will use the Untrace 8000 mask for protection. The special breathing section allows us to breath relatively warm air.
Untraced website

Vliegers & Co

Vliegers & Co

Vliegers & Co is a shop which is specialized in kites. You'll find recreational, sport and power kites, available in many types and colors. The shop has kites for every sort of kites, from starter to pro. The kites are of high quality and most of them you don't see very often. The shop is also a toy store.
Vliegers & Co website

Service partners:

Air Iceland

Air Iceland

Air Iceland was formed by a merger between Icelandair Domestic and Norlandair (Flugfélag Norðurlands) . The head office is located in Reykjavík, but the company's registered domicile is in Akureyri, the main town in north Iceland. Both Reykjavík Airport and Akureyri Airport serve as hubs for Air Iceland's route network.
Air Iceland website

Artnic creative communication

Artnic creative communication

Artnic creative communication is a full-service design and communication firm. The power of design is optimally used to communicate a message as clear as possible. We do this for both traditional and digital media.
Artnic creative communication website

CMS Derks Star Busmann

CMS Derks Star Busmann

CMS Derks Star Busmann is a leading legal services provider in The Netherlands. They have 250 lawyers, civil-law notaries and tax consultants working at the very highest level for businesses, institutions and government bodies. They advise and assist the project in legal afairs.
CMS Derks Star Busmann website

Europeesche Verzekeringen

Europeesche Verzekeringen

Europeesche Verzekeringen is the Dutch specialist in recreational insurances. For pleasure, holiday, weekend break or expedition. They are there to cover any risk. For the expedition the Europeesche will provide the special Search & Rescue insurance. As obligated by the DPC.
Europeesche Verzekeringen website

Iceland Air

Icelandair

Icelandair is a customer-oriented travel service company providing high-value products. Icelandair currently serves 24 gateways in North America and Europe, offering full range of services at affordable prices. They will bring the team including the gear towards Greenland.
Icelandair website

Koert Pharmacy

Koert Pharmacy

Koert pharmacy in Utrecht is part of Service Apotheek Nederland. They can perform risk assessments for heart infarct and stroke, are very up-to-date on tropical healthcare (vaccinations amongst other things), and you can access your own medical data via the internet. They generously helped us with our medical kit.
Koert Pharmacy website

Koome Webservices

Koome Webservices

Raymond Koome has worked in the production and implementation of websites since 1996. His projects include: digital solutions for non-profit organisations and for a wide range of commercial clients (consultancy firms, travel agencies, webshops, distributors, etc.). He designed and maintains the website.
Koome Webservices website

RPS Group

RPS

RPS is an international consultancy with providing advice upon the development of natural resources, land and property, the management of the environment and the health and safety of people. RPS is committed to reducing their own emissions significantly. They have set themselves a target of a 5% reduction per person per year.
RPS website

Pasklaar Communicatie

Pasklaar Communicatie

Pasklaar Communicatie is a full-service marketing communications firm. We integrate strategic consulting, media advice, interactive media and emerging technology platforms to create effective traditional and digital marketing communications solutions.
Pasklaar Communicatie website

Sportinnova

Sportinnova

Sportinnova is highly professional sports & leisure marketing bureau. Finding, initiate and fix the ideal match between brands and activity. With a history in sports, a wide network of relation and an open mind. Sportinnova is advising, helping and fixing corporate partnerships for our project.
Sportinnova website

Food partners:

Beef Jerky

Beef Jerky

Beef Jerkys are dried slides steak and prepared by an authentic recipy. For 100grams Beef Jerky 350grams steak of a superior quality is used. Beef Jerky is rich for calories and contains only 4% fat. We use Beef Jerky because it contains the necessary proteins, is very light and tastes fantastic!
Beef Jerky website

Brinta

Brinta

Brinta stands for Breakfast Instant Tarwe, a Dutch breakfast product. It contains crunched wheat. With 10,5 grams for 100gram it is rich of fibers. It dates from just after the Second World War and hole generations have grown up with Brinta. Highly recommended amongst sport enthusiasts. Our basis for the day to come.
Brinta website

Honig

Honig

On many outdoor trips in the mountains or in remote places the warm soup after setting up camp is one of the best things of the day. HONIG with their "6 plates" soup came out as the best. No matters how heavy the days will be, we got one insurance and that is that great soup that is waiting for us.
Honig website

Kanjers

Kanjers

Kanjers, delicious king-size syrup waffles and the only brand with added value in a handy 2-piece packaging. The Inlandice team is taking the Kanjers to the Icecap for their great taste and good food value. Especially when warmed up on a cup of tea or coffee they will be something to look out for!
Kanjers website

Pemmikan

Pemmikan

Pemmican is a very nutritious and durable mixture from dry meat and fat. It weighs about a fifth of the fresh meat. It can eat directly or, added to other dinners. Because of its high nutrient content and its durability it is the perfect energy supplier for long outdoor routes in polar areas and the high mountains.
Pemmikan website

Project Inland Ice support club

People/organisations can also support our project. We would like to thank the following people/organisations for their support: