In the midst of a very busy period, today we’ve had a break. Sarah, Susanna and a friend had a jenter tur (girls trip) to Tromsø, whilst I had have had an extended skiing lesson. There’s not enough snow at sea level to ski, but higher up there is still plenty, so Gunnar and I headed to Kaperdalen on Senja for a few hours. We discussed safety (avalanches, etc), then set off, climbing a few hundred meters before stopping for lunch and another lesson about snow (involving digging a hole to see the types of snow, testing for layering , measuring the gradient, and more). Coming down proved more difficult (for me) and I got to ‘practice’ all kinds of falling (backwards, sideways and face first). Nonetheless, it was a lot of fun!
Pictures below spectacular skies (yesterday) and skiing in Kaperdalen (today). There’s also a 360 degree interactive panorama here.