During a short skiing trip in the evening, the clear nights sky served some nice northern lights, brightening up the otherwise dark landscape. Continue to the photo gallery and the full article
As I wrote in my last blog entry, the weather forecast predicted an end of snow comforting temperatures, though it got even worse than expected. Last week the thermometer reached 10 degrees several times, literally extinguishing the snow. Nonetheless, the old skiing tracks on to Jyppyrä still offer enough compressed snow to take the skiers for a few last kilometers.
While leaving the house yesterday, the thermometer showed 11° C. I think I never before went skiing under such warm conditions. Compared to the last years, the now this year melted about two to four weeks earlier. Let’s see when I will be able to go skiing for the next time ..
Since about a week the sun light has found its way back to the village of Hetta. Reason enough to ski up on Jyppyrävaara in hope to be able to enjoy some direct sun light ..
Since this year spring arrived very early, I am kind of afraid that my today’s skiing trip might have been the last one for this season. Since I hardly ever took any pictures this winter from my trips, I made a few quick shots with my mobile phone camera today ..