Preparing for Mt. Logan at AkkaSaturday, May 5th, 2012 with Comments Off

We’ve done quite a bit preparation for the Mt. Logan trip. While ski touring trip to Akka wasn’t only that, it was an important from preparation perspective as well, namely in terms of gear testing. So why did we pick Akka this time? Akka is a very interesting mountain in Northern Sweden. While it’s not […]

Rjukan, ice climbers’ paradise?Wednesday, February 8th, 2012 with Comments Off

I was finally able to get my self to Rjukan; place which many people consider as a Mecca of ice climbing. We spent there the last full week of January and had a five full days of excellent climbing there. Truly an excellent way to spend a week. Picture above: That’s Lipton – WI7 Overview […]

A trip to Kebnekaise aheadThursday, February 17th, 2011 with 3 Comments »

The long waited spring trip is ahead. After contemplating several options we ended up to go to Kebnekaise (once again). I guess it’s the ease of access and good facilities there that made us lean towards it. Well, of course the most important reason is the great mountain environment there. Picture above: Shot from the […]

It’s snowing here + two tips for KorouomaThursday, October 14th, 2010 with Comments Off

It’s snowing, finally the long waited winter seems to be at reach. Just a few weeks, but the end of November at latest, and there’s enough good ice for climbing at Korouoma, Finland. It’s going to be exciting winter, there will be of course plenty of climbing at Korouoma and the usual trip to northern […]