Finally a real winter adventure

…Okay, the word ‘adventure’ is relative. What we did was nothing extraordinary but I have to set one foot in front of the other and this was my most advanced winter trip so far. It was the first time we went without a group and the first time we took the pulka (sled) with us.Continue reading “Finally a real winter adventure”

How to pack (moderately light) for wintertime.

I thought of this post as a follow up to Losing weight from last summer, which has turned out to be an article that still gets a lot of views. I’m by no means an expert when it comes to packing or winter hikes but I’m always putting some effort in planning what to bring. Of course theContinue reading “How to pack (moderately light) for wintertime.”

Jotunheimen – home of the giants

Jotunheimen This norwegian National Park is home to the 29 highest mountains of the country and has thus received it’s name ‘the home of the giants’. I was really excited to come here for the first time and see the landscape. Even though we have only been in one part of the region, I canContinue reading “Jotunheimen – home of the giants”

Winter Solitude

‘Winter solitude-  in a world of one color  the sound of wind.’ Matsuo Basho         The Mountains – grow unnoticed Their Purple figures rise Without attempt  Exhaustion Assistance or Applause  In Their Eternal Faces  The Sun with just delight  Looks long and last and golden For fellowship at night    Emily Dickinson    Continue reading “Winter Solitude”