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May 08

Lyngen day 4

The weather was bad again this morning, this time light very strong winds and some rain at sea level. Clearly we would need to stay a little lower to avoid the strongest winds, but unfortunately withe the temperature in the valley hovering around 5 deg C good snow would only be found at higher levels. …

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May 08

Lyngen day 3

Last night the rest of the group decided to take advantage of the clear night and 24 hour sunlight to skin up a mountain we can see from our cottage, the 687m Rundfjellnasen, at 23:30, getting back down at 02:30. They had a great time skinning in what Patrik called the “blue hours” where it’s …

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Mar 18

Ski touring in Lyngen, Norway

As the skiing season starts to wind down the ski touring season is just getting going, and snowgenius has a trip lined up in Lyngen. Lyngen is well into the Arctic Circle, and as we’re going in the first week of May we’ll be there as Lyngen becomes bathed in 24hr sunlight!  Of course this …

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