Inland Greenland consists of an immense desert of ice, the Inlandis, with a length of 2,400 kilometres from north to south and reaching a thickness of 3,000 meters. This huge mass of ice, inhospitable by definition, is however attractive to many people, precisely because of the challenges of experiencing its realities. The way to "attack" the Inlandis is either by raids of several days or, on a scale of extreme polar expedition, making the crossing from side to side of the island.
Shorter trips are usually made by climbing up with skis to the plateau and returning by helicopter, both on the East Coast and in the South of Greenland or Thule. Regarding to the crossing of Greenland from one coast to the other through the ice, both from East to West and South to North, is a hard feat whatever the means of transport: walking with skis and dragging a pulk (sled), with dogsled or even on a "comfortable" sleigh pulled by a kite, the famous "Inuit Windsled" that upended all distance and autonomy records in polar expeditions.
A week to explore Greenland’s amazing and mysterious Ice Cap, the Inlandis glacier. Visit of Narsaq city and Qassiarsuk.
Expedition through the Inlandis or Greenlandic Polar Ice Cap with skis and pulk (portable sled)
Environmental sustainability. We believe in a responsible tourism with unspoilt nature of Greenland, so all our trips are planned to have the least possible impact on the environment.
Safety. All our guides are expert about Greenland and know when either it is or it is not convinient to carry out an activity. Our safety records are unmatchable.
Local population. Our Inuit Climate Change Patrol ensures the maintanance of Inuit traditions by involving local people in utilization of a sustainable tourism.
To collaborate in the deepest knowledge of the most unfamiliar places on the planet and do so without affecting ecosystems. This is the philosophy that marks the Inuit Windsled Project, the only totally ecological vehicle designed for research in Polar lands.
Based on the ancient knowledge of the Inuit peoples, the Windsled developers have managed to create a means of transportation that combines tradition with modern means through kites that harness aeolian energy.
Inuit Climate Change Patrol;
In Thule today sled dogs are still used and the inhabitants go in search of their livelihood in cloth-lined kayaks, but we are witnessing the last generation of true Inuit hunters. Most of these people are between 45 and 60 years old and the next generation aren’t continuing in these traditions… Are we witnessing the last dynasty of the Kings of Thule?
This fear is the germ of the Inuit Climate Change Patrol, current project led by Ramon Larramendi (founder of Greenland.net)