Dreaming about next year’s big hike

The incredible feeling of finishing a trail, of coming to the top.  Now in December the days are short and dark. The best thing, especially at work, is to dream about my plans for next year. At this point I don’t want to call it “planning” yet, cause I still haven’t decided for a specificContinue reading “Dreaming about next year’s big hike”

A windy day in the forest.

I’m still amazed places like this exist on earth. This morning I woke up to the sound of the trees swaying around and small branches flying against the window. It was definitely too windy to try to go higher up on the mountains, above the treeline. In the mountain station there is a cool weatherContinue reading “A windy day in the forest.”

A lot of reindeer and a bit of skiing

This morning I woke up to a beautiful sunrise and no cloud in the sky. I got ready quickly, to not miss any of the daylight and got my equipment from the car. Such a nice feeling to stand on the skis again!  As soon as I got away from the cross country track thoughContinue reading “A lot of reindeer and a bit of skiing”

The first snow!

…At least the first snow for me this winter.  After some 8 hours of driving I came to Grövelsjön Fjällstation, where I’ll stay for some days enjoying the cold and the snow. So far the weather hasn’t been all too winterly. Along the way it was mostly storm, rain and melting snow. Even up here,Continue reading “The first snow!”