Matt Spenceley et al. in Greenland - August, 2016

from Underland: A Deep Time Journey, pages 344–345:

We pitch the tents in a line, side to side, six feet separating each of them.  Then we set to work on establishing a bear perimeter.  […]

Around the camp we start to set a rectangular boundary of tripwires which, if triggered, fire blank cartridges downwards into the earth, scaring away an inquisitive bear.  We string the wires at a height of about two feet, so that they won’t be snagged by any white …   more >>

cite as

Robert Macfarlane, Underland: A Deep Time Journey (2019), p. 344–345. accessed: 17 June, 2024

location of experience: Greenland


Matt Spenceley
mountain guide, tour and trekking guide, tour guide
William ('Bill') Carslake
Composer, Conductor, music director, traveller
Robert Macfarlane
University lecturer and writer

Listening to

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unspecified singing performed by Robert Macfarlane, William Carslake

Experience Information

Date/Time August, 2016
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Fri, 19 Aug 2022 14:54:41 +0100
Approved on Thu, 01 Sep 2022 12:41:04 +0100