“The mountain decides whether you climb or not. The art of mountaineering is knowing when to go, when to stay, and when to retreat.” — Ed Viesturs.
This is my journal from the Mount Shivling Expedition.
Hi! I am Hedvig, and I just finished crossing the Greenland icecap on skis. By the sound of that introduction, you probably think that I’m one of those people who was born with skis on my feet. That I grew up in the mountains. That cold temperature is like a close friend of mine. Well, it’s not at all like that.