I think this was the greatest physical challenge I have done this year, not so much because of the height of the mountain but more because of the weather conditions. One good thing I did during this climb was that I drank a lot of water during many micro stops with some supplementary snack of nuts
After the sleepover we continued our journey back home to Helsingborg in a harmonious way without any stress it was very comfortable to split the long trip in two days. One strange thing, was that the day we came home I started to read “Aftonbladets” online newspaper and there was a story
Since the journey to Lom or Spiterstulen was quite extensive we decided to drive back slowly after a late breakfast and because it was daytime we now had the opportunity to enjoy the scenery that we couldn’t see yesterday because it was so dark, while on the road we met some cars with sirens but
Since our “mountain guide” already had left early we started to discuss which side the mountain was on? Great, so much for preparedness, but after some basic instructions and a very poor map, we started to follow a trail, feeling good that we were finally on our way to the top, but it didn’t
I was very unsure about our “group capabilities” to take us down again since it was getting darker and the wind was so strong that we could hardly see our own steps up to the mountain. So I took the lead down quickly, to track the trail markings still with my sunglasses on, after a while I felt
We had decided to start 6:00 in the morning but we left about 6:30 (from Helsingborg) and we thought it was approx a 10 hour drive to the final destination, which it was not (it was more like 16 hours) and we also got an extra team member who just decided to join 8 hours before departure, very
I haven’t had so much vacation the last few months (jumping between different workplaces) so I felt it was time for a small adventure and then the thought came, why not a northern adventure, a northern expedition where the goal is to climb Norway’s highest mountain “Galdhöpiggen” (2469m).