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WINTER SKI REPORTS 2014


April 20. Welcome new groups from Spain, UK, Germany and Sweden. Very good first day with some fresh compressed snow and beautiful sunny weather.
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April 18. A week filled with everything the Arctic can throw at you. Six days skied, many adventures in the rucksack. Thanks to our guests from Switzerland, Spain, USA, Finland and the UK. Snow forecast for the week ahead, it’s coming form the north so it looks like powder on the menu. Four photos below from Christopher in Hannes group.
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Sam cruising the Blåtinden on Uløya island
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Sam in the trees behind the lodge
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Hannes moving higher on middle ridge Sorbmegaisa
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Sometimes the scenery is just too overwhelming…

April 11. To all our guests – many thanks for a sensational week of fun, laughs and skiing. We’re happy to welcome you all back any time soon.
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Rhian Bliss is headed for the sea
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Sweet power turns in the endless powder
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Lyngen_Lodge_Ski_Week_April_2014_2Last few meters to a view over the entire Lyngen Fjord, Uløya Island and Kagen.

April 9. Another day with very good snow and skiing. Our three groups headed in different directions for individual adventures and all returned with beaming smiles after powder snow ruled the day yet again.
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Moon rising over the ascent and descent tracks
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Lyngen_Lodge_G_Austick-5Skiing the interior mountains today
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Zig zag stair case to heaven!

April 8. Perfection, it honestly can’t really get any better than this for skiing here in Lyngen. Thanks to all groups for hanging in there for long days maximizing on the incredible conditions.

Today, Kågen Island, and double dose of Sormegaisa both north and south.
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Rhian – who says people from the UK can’t ski!!
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Claire too had a go and did a great job, she too from the UK. Smiles!
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On the way up with pretty nice terrain ahead
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Oh we met Hannes who did our route in reverse. All sides perfect snow.
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Rolly polly hills, what dreams are made of…
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Simply a privilege to be in the mountains today.

Unbelievable day of quality snow, scenery and mountain spirit. Groups today headed North to an Uløya island variation. Those famous Lyngen skiing conditions have landed!
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Rhian and Claire high above the Lyngen Fjord
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Down through the central gully just below the small iced waterfalls
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Attention traffic crossing
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Just enough space
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Late afternoon pick up by boat with the Lyngen Alps behind

Great conditions, powder from the summit straight to the lodge door. Northerly weather still bring snow showers and sunshine all within 5 minutes!

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Rhian Bliss from the UK letting it all go down in the trees.
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Moments of reflection
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Cold northerly weather brings the powder

Fresh snow from the north brings pure powder and it’s now the 5th day with excellent conditions. Today Uløya and Kjelvågtinden was skied in brilliant conditions. Even some of us managed to leave the lodge office and enjoy some turns through the forest.

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Out of the trees and into the powder
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Marius looking for the red jacket up Uløya (it’s a long story!)
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Up up and away, tree skiing behind Storehaugen.

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And still some aurora spotted in the night sky.

April month begins with great snow conditions for our groups from Switzerland, belgium and the USA. Northerly weather system is bring moist cold air from the ocean and dropping nice powder on all areas of the Lyngen Alps and surrounding islands.

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Solid turns on the Storehaugen
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Lower section of middle ridge Sorbmegaisa
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Boat pick up from Blåtinden late afternoon with Lyngen Alps in back ground
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Guide Daniel from Lyngen Lodge checking the line in half visibility. Classic conditions in Northerly weather systems
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Atmospheric light over the Lyngen Fjord from the lodge
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Bottom to top, Glen, Frank and Alger from the USA
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Blåtinden powder, yeehaaa
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At the lodge, time to kick back and enjoy the view from the fire place.

Fresh snow has brought winter back to life with powder skiing behind the lodge. Just what the doctor ordered!

March skiing begins with some interesting conditions. Even up north we’re seen an abnormal winter so far with mild temperatures. Skiing up above 700m has been been good whereas below has seen some very hard icy conditions. The situation is improving with new snow slowly moving in after a massive high pressure system over Russia has moved which blocked low pressures reaching Northern Norway.