Picture of the Day: Skiing Tracks

Skiing tracks on Jyppyrävaara

This year the winter arrived earlier than in previous years, with several nights around -25°C to -30°C from end of October till today. Accordingly, it already looks quite winterly. Glad that the skiing tracks are already maintained since about a week …

First Sunbeams after Polar Night

Toward the end of the polar night, lasting cold temperatures (below -20°C) made the snow crystals covering the trees even more beautiful. Appreciating the wonderful weather and the almost clear sky I decided to ski up a small hill nearby. To my surprise, the top of the hill was already rached by the sun again: The first sunbeams hitting the area after the polar night. A pleasant surprise that lighted up the landscape and – after its short appearence – painting the snowy landscape in pink.

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