Waiting for the winter

Posted On November 27, 2014

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It’s been a quiet half a year, at least here in blog. In reality it means it’s been busy outside web, in the real world. Summer ended up very good with lots of nice and clear warm weather so the climbing and guiding season in the mountains lasted extra long. There is a lot happening in Rauma and Romsdal tourisme as well.

This week I also went to the International Adventure Conference in Sogndal and it was pretty inspiring!

Now the days are getting guite short and we are waiting for the snow and winter. There is some snow over 700 meters but just not enough to go skitouring yet. In the meantime we have fantastic bouldering conditions in the valley.

Ready for the summer

Posted On May 23, 2014

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Summer has arrived in Romsdal. Climbing conditions down in the valley are good. Higher in the mountains you can still go skitouring and there is enough snow for a week or two. Maybe the best time of the year to do everything at the same time!

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Skitours

Posted On March 22, 2014

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Lots of skitouring as usual.

Between snow showers.

Between snow showers.

Shadow

Shadow

The track

The track

Down

Down

 

 

 

Autumn and the quiet days

Posted On October 7, 2013

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October has arrived and the days are getting shorter. It’s rainy but colourful.

Summer turned out pretty busy climbing and working in the mountains. 4 months mountaineering trips in Romsdalen is behind. Also a glacier course for people from Finland were success with great weather and good group spirit.

In Romsdalen it was mainly climbingtrips to Romsdalshornet, Kvanndalstinden and the other 7 “Mountain King and Queen” peaks. Climbing courses and easier hikes were also in program. I’ve met many interesting and nice people this summer. Thanks for the talks folks!

Now it’s time for some own climbing and traveling before the winter is here, and the snow covers the ground.

There will be skitouring, iceclimbing and avalanche courses to come. Also skitouring courses for those who are new to it. You can check out my working blogs:

http://vuorille.wordpress.com and

http://skiandmountainguide.wordpress.com

for winter activities!

Here is some photos from summer 2013:

Bispen

Bispen

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Halls renne

Halls renne

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Kvanndalstinden

Kvanndalstinden

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Romsdalshornet, north wall

Romsdalshornet, north wall

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Last trip

Last trip

Summer’s on

Posted On June 14, 2013

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Summer in Romsdal has started warm. There is not much snow in the mountains anymore. It’s been pleasant weeks with lots of time for climbing and some trips in the mountains. I’ve also been working with a new work-website, check it out at http://www.skiandmountainguide.wordpress.com even it’s not finished yet.

In july we have the Norwegian Mountainfestival: http://www.norsk-fjellfestival.no/

Good climbing!

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And enjoy the mountains!

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Fine snow, clear days

Posted On February 21, 2013

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After a cold january we got a big dump of snow and the skiing have been very good. Here is some photos from Nonstind last week.

Winter 2013

Posted On January 21, 2013

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Hope you all have had a good start for the new year 2013!

Since I’m getting a bit lazy to post here I can link to my friends blog, check out the last trip Hesteskotravers in Isfjorden at Susanne’s blog

It’s been a cold winter so far, and not much snow. But there is good conditions for example for scrambling in the mountains.

Autumn again

Posted On September 30, 2012

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Oops, long time since last post!

Spring and summer are all gone, and now the autumn is full on. Guiding life in Romsdalen is been busy enough. Now it’s time for more quiet days and some traveling.

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Inne i gresset

blir jeg bøyd

som et strå

          i sommervind.

Livet som var

gir meg jeget,

          og livet some er.

Det blir viktig

                    å gi etter,

                    og være seg selv.

Kjenne helheten.

 

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Romsdalen from Store Trolltind

Romsdalen from Store Trolltind

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Mountains of Romsdal

Posted On February 15, 2012

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There is a beautiful program in NRK about mountains in Romsdal.

Here is a link to it: http://www.nrk.no/nett-tv/klipp/827118/

Enjoy and get inspired!

Days in snow

Posted On February 14, 2012

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Romsdalen in wintertime is more than just skiing.

When it´s cold enough and not too much snow down in the valley you can go ice-skating. It´s been lots of fun to play on the ice again!

Simple fun on ice

Simple fun on ice

Kids playing around on the ice

Kids playing around on the ice

 

Bjørmosen ice rink

Bjørmosen ice rink

Romsdal area is one of the few mountain areas in Norway with it´s own Avalanche bulletin.

You can check out  www.snoskredvarsel.no for avalanche situation in Romsdal

Sigurd preparing for compression test

Sigurd preparing for compression test

Lovely day at work!

Lovely day at work!

But of course, it´s up in the mountains Romsdal can show it´s uniqueness!

One afternoon in february

One afternoon in february

Cruising down from Skarven in Skorgedalen

Cruising down from Skarven in Skorgedalen

Good snow

Good snow

Skorgedalen in a nutshell

Skorgedalen in a nutshell

 

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