Arctic Circle Expedition : february 1, 2007

One month to departure. team prepares to ship vehicles

 



Feb 1, 2007-  West Hartford, CT USA

 

DRIVE THE GLOBE | Overland Adventures is going to the Arctic Circle! March 8th 2007 we will meet in Edmonton, Alberta and head north! The ultimate goal is the Arctic Circle via the Dempster Highway and beyond. The trek will continue on over winter ice roads and ultimately reach Tuktoyaktuk, a small village on the Beaufort Sea (part of the Arctic Ocean) Along the way we will be traveling through the beautiful scenery of northern British Columbia to Whitehorse, in the Yukon Territory, the gold-rush town of Dawson City and then to Inuvik. One can expect quite a bit of distance to be covered in a short period of time. Expect long driving days, especially in the beginning of the trip. Total distance covered: over 4800 miles.

 

The expedition team consists of: Michael Ladden, Expedition Leader; Peter Goundry; Jim Leach; Kim Groenendyk, Logistics Coordinator; Eric May and Neal Brenner.  Eric and Neal will be adding to their adventure by meeting the rest of the crew in Edmonton after driving from Virginia.

 

Live updates will be available on the site beginning March 5th  when Eric and Neal depart Virginia for their long trek to Edmonton.



DRIVE THE GLOBE | Overland Adventures is proud to announce the sponsors for the Arctic Circle Expedition 2007.

 

  • CSI Surplus
  • MacKinnon Transport- Vehicle shipping and logistics
  • Rovers North- Genuine Parts Support
  • Rooly Optics
  • Casio - watches
  • Pennzoil - lubricants
  • Canada Goose Expedition Clothing Outfitters
  • Pull Pal – recovery gear
  • GPS Accessories
  • Gearshoppe.Com

 

Join us in thanking these fine companies for their financial, product and logistical support.



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