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Skis, snow and wild places - winter in Norway

Posted
December 4, 2017
Skis, snow and wild places - winter in Norway

I shall be spending the winter season 2017/2018 ski guiding at Venabu Fjellhotel, on the southern edge of the Rondane National Park in Norway.

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Norway - BASI Nordic Ski Instructor Course Level 1

Posted
December 18, 2015
Norway - BASI Nordic Ski Instructor Course Level 1

I'm just back home from a successful trip to Sjusjoen, Norway, for the BASI Nordic Instructor's Course, Level 1. It was a fantastic week: lots of skiing,

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Mont Blanc in autumn

Posted
November 12, 2015
Mont Blanc in autumn

My photographer friend Genyphyr Novak and I recently had a great a day's rock climbing with fabulous views of Mont Blanc. In the photo I'm walking in to the crag, enjoying the late autumn sun. There may not be many...

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Skis, sleds and huskies - happy holidays!

Posted
May 15, 2015
Skis, sleds and huskies - happy holidays!

And of course the good company! I'm recently back from an amazing nordic ski touring trip in Finnmark, Norway, 70° north, and thought I'd share some photos. We traversed part of the Finmarksvidda from Alta on the west coast to Karasjok which is the Sami capital of Norway and holds the cold record for Norway, -51.4°C, chilly.

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