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Katterat train station, where the rails end and the skin track starts

Katterat train station, where the rails end and the skin track start

Right, so the idea is simple. Take the train almost until you run out of tracks, get off and skin for a few hours until you reach the Hunddalen hut. Skin up a mountain, ride down, eat and repeat. This is just such a story, from last weekend together with Mattias, Aron, Erik and Jonathan. Unfortunately, Erik and Jonathan had to leave after only one day, but what a day it was!

The weather kept improving as we drew close to Hunddalen

The weather kept improving as we drew close to Hunddalen

Mattias just before hitting that late afternoon line

Mattias just before hitting that late afternoon line

Early evening and a nice lap under the belt, happy hut-camper

Early evening and a nice lap under the belt, happy hut-camper

Clear instructions, even if you don't speak norwegian. No hands pissing mandatory

Clear instructions, even if you don’t speak norwegian. No hands pissing mandatory

After the lap we had dinner and chatted a bit before going to bed, all excited about the next day, which was the only day that actually had a good weather forecast.

We woke up to a sunny morning, and after breakfast we set out for our main objective, Storfjell.

Parts of the crew during the fairly long approach. We are heading for the end of the valley

Parts of the crew during the fairly long approach. We are heading for the end of the valley

Järnkammen (the iron ridge) right above Arons head, our objective Storfjell to the right

Järnkammen (the iron ridge) right above Arons head, our objective Storfjell to the right

Aron, Erik, Mattias and Jonathan skinning on the glacier

Aron, Erik, Mattias and Jonathan skinning on the glacier

The Rombak fjord seen over Erik's shoulder

The Rombak fjord seen over Erik’s shoulder

Storfjell conquered, Aron and Mattias celebrate

Storfjell conquered, Aron and Mattias celebrate

Good opportunity to make big turns (or just straightline) on the way down the glacier

Good opportunity to make big turns (or just straightline) on the way down the glacier

How about an afternoon climb? Aron stands on yet another summit

How about an afternoon climb? Aron stands on yet another summit

Mattias looking back at where I took the last picture from

Mattias looking back at where I took the last picture from

Aron laying down some nice big tele turns

Aron laying down some nice big tele turns

Another one, just because it was so nice

Another one, just because it was so nice

Mattias carving the harder snow up high before reaching the big field

Mattias carving the harder snow up high before reaching the big field

The end of the run

The end of the run

Skiing makes Aron hungry

Skiing makes Aron hungry

Hungry but happy

Hungry but happy

Long day, two fairly long climbs, amazing scenery and of course great company. Thanks you guys for a great day, more to come soon.