Category Archives: Norway

Guratinden (581m) – Bulitinden (5??m) Traverse, Lofoten, Norway, 23 April 2011

Or at least that’s what I called it. This little mountain is right on the doorstep to Leknes and you can see it from the parking lot of the shopping centre. It’s pretty much West-North-West facing. The couloir on Bulitinden … Continue reading

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South Couloir, Stornappstind (740m), Lofoten, Norway, 20th April 2011

I’m probably pushing the point here a bit having already posted about this mountain yesterday (click here if you’re interested) but I got some nice photos today which was an achievement considering the changeable weather here, so I thought I’d … Continue reading

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West Face of Stornappstind (740m), Lofoten, Norway, 19th April 2011

I thought I would get this post out on the day, if only because you are the only other person in Lofoten wondering what the conditions are going to be like when you go up Stornappstinden tomorrow….. And you happen … Continue reading

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Steindalsnosi (2025m) via Fannaråk Glacier, Norway, 11-12th December 2010

Firstly, apologies for misleading people about where I’ve been skiing these last few months. I suppose it is technically Steindalsnosi if you go to the summit but the actual skiing has been taking place on the Fannaråk glacier, so I … Continue reading

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Salen (1602m) in Frudalen near Sogndal, Norway, 4th December 2010

It’s been a while since the last proper post and there’s a reason for that……. Conditions haven’t quite been shaping up as had been hoped. After a few good “lucky” tours in October and November, conditions seem to have deteriorated. … Continue reading

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Conditions: Steindalsnosi (2025m), Norway, 6-7th November 2010

I’ve skied this mountain a few times now, so won’t bore you with the details. If you’re looking for that sort of beta, check out this link: Steindalsnosi Trip Report. If you’re interested in conditions, here’s what I have to … Continue reading

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Galdhøpiggen (2469m), Norway, 26th September 2010

Day two of a little trip to the mountains……. We spent the night in the small village (if you can call a smattering of houses a village) at the foot of the road which leads up to the summer ski … Continue reading

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Steindalsnosi (2025m), Norway, 25th September 2010

At last we have a proper post! Snowboarding in September…..now that has to be a first for me. Last year my first turns were in October and that was a new record. In fact, they were on this very same … Continue reading

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Lofoten Loving – Norway (July 2010)

No snow……no splitboard…….but mountains! Lofoten is at a latitude of 68 degrees. Basically way up there past the Arctic Circle (66 degrees 33′) which means it’s dark all winter and light all summer (give or take a few lumens ;)). … Continue reading

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Store Ringstind (2124m), Hurrungane, Norway (14th May 2010)

Is this going to be the last post of the season….. I hope not but by the looks of the temperatures of late, the snow is bound to be disappearing. Oslo is hot, hot, hot. In fact, the whole of … Continue reading

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