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A Solo Mountain Bike Journey Through Remote Greenland

Inspired by a nomadic perception of exploration, adventure photographer and polar guidebook Ben Haggar attempts to be the initially human being to traverse the Arctic Circle Route in West Greenland by bike in the ‘summer’ months. But initially, he has to get there.

With the objective of slowing down to the pace of the Arctic, Ben performs as a polar bear guidebook and Zodiac driver on a small ship exploring Canada’s fabled Northwest Passage en-route to Greenland. Starting at the Greenland Icecap and ending in the coastal town of Sisimiut, Haggar finds himself battling by tough terrain, loneliness, trench foot and extraordinary climate. But, also obtaining solace in the easy act of going throughout the barren tundra, as very well as a several kilometers of lovely singletrack.

Read through Ben’s print element from the very same vacation Here, which originally ran in the March 2018 difficulty of Bicycle.

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