BSES HQ receives expedition field updates weekly so check back every Monday to see what has happened in the week gone by.

Tuesday, July 28

Weather in Norway

It blows both hot and cold here. One minute there's a warm Mediterranean breeze and the next it's like, well, an arctic wind. (Tim Moss, Expedition Leader)

Monday, July 27

Expedition location

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Summit day

On a rope with three young explorers, we climbed up the ice cap to the summit of Finnmark's highest mountain. (Tim Moss, Expedition Leader)

Sunday, July 26

Summit bid

Got a good a weather window so we're packing our kit and moving up to a bivi spot. Summit attempt tomorrow. (Tim Moss, Expedition Leader)