The Quiet Picture Blog

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Aiming at the top

Yesterday morning I looked at the weather forecast and saw how the weekend was going to be absolutely brilliant. The first thing in my mind was, Helags! The second thing… I’m on call this...

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Wasted

So, I had this really great plan to do two new peaks today. The trailhead is on the Tännäs side which I rarely visit, but I remember driving there about 10 years ago. So I...

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Cloudy

A rainy day today, with clouds so low that you could barely see above the tree line at all. Not the ideal weather for hiking up to a peak of any mountain, but I...

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Red-throated diver

I haven’t seen the divers since May and I was hoping to see some little divers besides the two adults. But all I found was one bird and it was extremely sleepy, while the thousands of...

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Wet feet

There’s a small mountain (Volldalshöjden, or Volldalshøgda) you pass when you drive across the Sweden/Norway border here. Somehow I’ve managed to miss it all these years (it really doesn’t look like much from the...

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Rödfjället

Back to the normal programming, folks! It’s Midsummer’s Eve, a day off, and I spent it in the best possible way – I conquered a new peak! Rödfjället is 1243m and really easy to...