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Svalbard 2009 expedition

The Svalbard 2009 expedition consisted of 15 members and their aim was to ski 22 days and, in addition to that, to climb on to the two of the highest peaks of Svalbard, Newtontoppen (1717 m) and Perriertoppen (1717m).

The expedition manage to reach their targets and during their 300 kilometers long journey they faced many kinds of weather conditions, enjoyed beautiful landscape, met another Finnish expedition in the artic areas and saw polar bears. 

SASTA supported the journey by providing the expedition proper equipment for the demanding weather conditions.

Read more: www.vaiska.fi