Langjokull Glacier

Langjokull Glacier, the “long” glacier, and the second largest in Iceland. We were dropped off in the South and aimed to make our way to the highest point in the North at 1450m. We had maps for the glacier and were advised on points to avoid (crevasse areas).

After marking our maps and a quick revision of navigation in lat and long, we were off. Visibility was good for these days, I stayed in front with my compass mount to simulate exactly what I would be doing in Antarctica. 

The route wasn’t always straightforward, we wanted to avoid any crevasse ridden areas and therefore taken the long way around to get to our waypoints. 

The sun is out and visibility clear so far. We reached the highest point of the north side (1450m) by day 2 and camped there. This is my last day with Louis before heading out solo. 

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