Just when I thought that I had put my skis away for the season, I realized that I had Kittelfjäll left to reclaim before I could stow away my winter gear. So on the first day of May – 1 year, 2 months and 13 days after the mountain torn me apart – I went … Continue reading Kittelfjäll dressed up in white
So 2014 lies on its deathbed and gasps for air. I can’t say that I feel all that sad: In contrast to 2013, which let me fly high and as close to the sun as you possibly can without burning, 2014 let me crash and burn. But it hasn’t been all bad. Yes, I have … Continue reading Good bye 2014, and good riddance!
And I am just about there. Not THERE there, that will still take time and a whole lot of work from my side (and some things will probably never go back to perfect) but still, there. A completely decent there. Functional there. I can’t run, but I can bike. That’s really all I can ask … Continue reading 198 days
It wasn’t really meant to be THE return to the crime scene. I just really really needed to get away from Umeå and into the mountains. Four weeks of temperatures between 25 and 33 C° had made me a very dull hen. Basically all I could do was to hang around with the fishes in … Continue reading Kittelfjäll revisited
I’ve had some close calls in my life. My last one wasn’t close, it was right under my feet and over my head. On February 16th 2014, I, Martin and Maria remotely triggered an avalanche in our “home” mountain range in Kittelfjäll, Sweden. The avalanche broke about 100 m above us and caught and partly buried … Continue reading Not so much kicking, but alive – the Kittelfjäll avalanche 2014