The conditions remain extreme: last nights (Feb 10-11) temperatures dropped to a mere -50°C (-58°F) on the trail (you can basically forget the weather reports which do not resemble trail conditions). 430mi-runner and study participant Hanno Heiss has reached the Carmacks-checkpoint as first of all race-categories and distances at 06:22 a.m. along with mountain-biker Enrico Ghidoni. They completed the 179 miles in 68 hours which is equal to the very high speed of 63 miles per day (101 km per day)! After some hot cocoa the study-measurements were commenced.
Yukon Arctic Ultra 2015: ongoing measurements cont’d (2)