Archive for februari, 2007

Frozen camera

woensdag, februari 28th, 2007

Training in the freezerAt 7 PM we went into a commercial freezer of the company Lagemaat in Woudenberg. Tonight we tested some materials in temperatures of -35° C and with a 20km/h wind. The wind chill was -42° C. Brrrr, very cold. The results of the tested materials were very surprising and changed our choices for what to bring to Greenland. The camera’s of the documentary team can coop with those temperatures for example. Of course there was also press invited. Another time we will sleep in de commercial freezer. Tomorrow we have to go back to work.

Cross country skis from Fischer

dinsdag, februari 20th, 2007

Fischer ski’sToday we have received our brand new Fischer E109 Crown cross country skis. Those skis are from the new range of Fischer and came directly from Austria by DHL to our place. Great service.

Appointments in Norway

woensdag, februari 14th, 2007

Fjellpulken factoryHenk-Jan, Sanne en Milan went to Norway for a 2 days business trip. It’s a busy trip.
On 15/2 in the early morning we had an appointment and got a tour at the assembly factory of Fjellpulken. The sledge manufactory in Lillehammar.
16\2 more than 500km to the South our next appointment is at UNEP/GRID Arendal. This is the Polar research centre of the united nations. We would like their support and use their knowledge on polar regions. A bit later that day we were expected in Oslo at Sportsnett where we had an appointment with Sjur Modre. Sjur Mordre is a real polar veteran. Having been to Greenland an number of times, he the right person to get first hand information. At Sportsnett we have purchased specially manufactured Polar cross country shoes.
At 9:00 PM that day we were back at Schiphol airport were we were pick-up by Edwer an Pim. And now… to bed.

Bever Zwerfsport as sponsor

donderdag, februari 1st, 2007

bever_logo_small_150.jpgBever Zwerfsport will sponsor Project 66° North. Bever Zwerfsport is the biggest outdoor reseller in the Netherlands. We are proud that we are allowed to use their facilities, knowledge and gear. Bever Zwerfsport feels closely related to Project 66° North and the issue we raise about climate change.

Ice climbing in The Hague

donderdag, februari 1st, 2007

Raimo the axe-manToday we went for a climb in a 15 meters high indoor ice wall. It’s a perfect team building exercise. The cold wasn’t that hard, only minus 5 degrees Celsius.