Anders Waage Nilsen

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My Favourite Hotel

In Uncategorized on October 31, 2008 at 7:59 pm

There is this place that I keep coming back to. Turtagrø Hotel is the place were mountaineering was born in Norway, as british climbers explored the mountains of the Hurrungane range 150 years ago. It was where artists and composers retreated to seek inspiration, among them, the famous Edvard Grieg. Still, this little lodge-like hotel is  the best  basecamp for alpine climbing and ski touring in Southern Norway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Off-season Colours

In Uncategorized on October 20, 2008 at 6:56 pm
The fall is yellow. And red. And brown. Nordfjord, early October.

The fall is yellow. And red. And brown. Nordfjord, early October.

When every tourist leaves Fjord Norway, the nature becomes even more beautiful. The leaves change colours, and the forest explodes in yellow, brown, red, green – and, as the snow starts falling on the mountains, white. Read the rest of this entry »

The Essentials of Skiing

In Mountaineering, Skiing on October 9, 2008 at 9:38 pm

Good news for norwegian skiers (as well as skiers from the rest of the world searching a new place where the powder is still untracked). Five small powder resorts in the northwest for Fjord Norway have created a ski region – where one pass gives access to all the lifts. Read the rest of this entry »

Kayaking around Smøla

In Sea kayaking on October 9, 2008 at 6:20 pm

Smøla is an amazing place. An island, out by the coast, nearby the town of Kristiansund – southwest from Trondheim. The big island is flat, surrounded by amazing number of skerries, channels, small island settlements – and these nice people that you always meet in the pheriphery of the world. Read the rest of this entry »