Long overdue post-expedition report from last year’s final climbing expedition. As outlined in the planning post, we were planning for a proper winter expedition with gale winds and wind chill down to -33°C.
It’s time to step up the game on alpine winter climbing, and next week we’re aiming to visit Store Austanbottstind, 2203m with a prominence of 450m. It’s Norway’s 55th-highest peak, and a mountain that requires proper climbing.
Taking a hobby, passion or interest to the next level is always super exciting (or should be). After visiting a few mountains, such as Hest (1632m) and Vangsen (1757m) in Breheimen, and Galdhøpiggen (2469m) and Glittertind (2452m) in Jotunheimen, the thirst for more had grown rather intense, and it was time to step up the … From Visitor to Mountaineer