Kva gjer du når tomta på surfestranda på Flø som du har drøymt om i årevis brått kjem for sal? Eg ringte banken, slo til på tomta og kjende panikken kome sigande. Kva veit vel eg om husbygging? Det var så mange muligheiter å velje mellom, så mange val å ta. Tidlegare har eg bygd … Continue reading Draumen om eit hus på Flø
Skårasalen (1542 meters) is one of the iconic mountains for alpine ski touring in Sunnmøre, with fantastic views in all directions. What better mountain for Tindekvindene to ascend for the celebration of the Norwegian Contitution Day May 17th. (just a day in advance)? 30 women, and some men, met at Kvistadsætra to climb the 1050 … Continue reading To Skårasalen with Tindekvindene
The Swedes have a saying that goes somewhat like this: “All those days that came and went, little did I know that those were life itself”. Fortunately, in the stream of time some days really stand out, and engrave themselves in our memories. Today, the first real day of spring, was definitely one of those … Continue reading Nordre Sætretind, 1365 m.
Veirahaldet is one of those impossibly beautiful mountains. Situated in the heart of the most alpine area of Sunnmøre, no matter where you turn your gaze, your eyes feast on iconic peaks, pinnacles, fjords and even the open ocean. The view changes as you make your ascent, new snow-clad mountains and new vistas appear, making … Continue reading Alpine ski touring: Veirahaldet, altitude 1206 m.
Today Lillian Alice Sætre and I set out on a ski trip to the mountain Fingeren (the finger) which has an altitude of 1180 meters, and can be seen right above my ski pole in the image above. The path to this iconic mountain takes you past the mountain Noklane, which is prone to avalanches. … Continue reading Alpine ski touring: Fingeren in Ørsta
Finally, after weeks of cold weather, it is snowing in Western Norway. A group of friends decided to ascend the mountain Høgenibba (1191 meters) in Hornindal. Normally this is an easy ascent, as the ski lifts at Hornindal skisenter will take you halfway to the summit. Unfortunately there was not enough snow for the slopes … Continue reading Alpine ski touring: Høgenibba in Hornindal
Knowledge about avalanches is a prerequisite for skiing the mountains of Sunnmøre. When I started skiing, these mountains were typically skied only in spring when the snow had stabilised, but nowadays Alpine ski touring is done all winter. When asked by a group of friends if I would like to join an avalanche safety course … Continue reading Avalanche safety course