This year I would make my seventh visit to west Greenland in the last nine years. Plans were made to get a goose-catching team out there for July 2014 to continue a long-term study. The last catching year had been 2009 with survey counts only in 2010 and 2012. In another post I detail the … Continue reading Greenland – 2014 Walkabout
Author: Huw Thomas
Privileged to grow up in the mountains of Snowdonia, North Wales, UK...later in life found himself feeling right at home in West Greenland...!
2018 – My Greenland visit in a nutshell!
This is a reproduction of a short piece I wrote for my employer's intranet when there was a focus on mental health and how people look after it and remain resilient... Imagine being alone in remote wild countryside for 17 days and nights. With only a rented satellite phone for emergency purposes you'd have no … Continue reading 2018 – My Greenland visit in a nutshell!
Greenland 2012 – the full hike…
By summer 2011 I had now done five stints in West Greenland - I had spent four Julys and one May out there. Strangely, and unexpectedly, this remote region in the Arctic had now become a place so familiar to me that it was like being at home in Snowdonia. Over the last three of … Continue reading Greenland 2012 – the full hike…