1.st of december. Time to start this years advent calender.

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It has been a good week. With 9 workouts and one with a three hours cross-training pass, thanks for that Patrik. The week was eneded with a bath, nearly 3 degrees, it makes you alert. And overall 640 minutes. Well, now it is time for this years calender. There will be a quiz every sunday. But the questions will have there answers during the days of the week. So keep your attention on top, from now on. The first day in advent I will give a you tips of a book. Ola Skinnarmo the well known explorer from Sweden has given out a book of his expeditions in the polar area. So todays tips will be a suggestion of a christmas gift:

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Skinnarmo was the first swede at the Southpole in December 1998. See you tommorrow:-)

//Uffe

How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains.

Started at 10 a clock from Enafors. The trail leads south, and up to the mountain area. The first four kilometers passes a mire area, I passed three bridges before the trail started to go up hills. It is so quite, and I can just hear my own breath.

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When I left the last tree behind me, the sun colored the mountain side in gold.

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With three top ascends it ha been a real good trip, the experience and skills is in place and I am ready for next adventure. But most of all, a fantstic awesome time in the mountains…Good for the spirit, good for the soul..

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Time is 14.36, in a couple of minutes it will be dark. Now it is time to use the last of the daylight for preparing for tomorrows top ascends.

The summit of Sönner tväråklump:

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 A happy guide in his best of modes:-) And soon this years calender with competitions will start, look out:-)

 

The mountains are calling and I must go…

It has been a good week. 10 workouts in 6 days, that will be ok:-). 550 training minutes this week that will do. Saturdays E-fit training was a killer..The week was also ended with a bath in Lillsjön. Now it started to feels cold, but after the cold water the air felt varm:-). Today the temprature was nearly six degrees…

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I have starting the preparation for the yearly event at Getvalen. The mountains are calling and I must go….I need to breath the air of mountains…Secure you got a real good week, and strive for your life goals..

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The trail near Silverfallet to Getvalen in Jämtland, close to Enafors..

Some pictures are more important than others…

I was reading in the DN newspaper on friday, as my normal habit I start reding the culture annex of the news. It was an article about Jimmie Nelson the Scottish photograper. He has been taken pictures of the natives around the world, fantastic pictures and the series was called ”Before they pass away”. I think we all have a responsible to take care of the natives. As we here in sweden got the Sami’s it is our liability to secure there culture and lifes. Follow the attached link and enjoy the fantastic pictures…

http://www.beforethey.com/

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Photographer: Jimmy Nelsson.

The training goes well as planned. 12 workouts this week(11.5 hours), and of course a bath in Lillsjön. Today it was just seven degrees. Good for the spirit:-). Planning for upcoming tour to Jamtland is ongoing. Snow shoes and tent are checked up. Secure that you all will have a good fall week and train and stay focused on your targets and achivements.

//Uffe

To keep the good feeling….A nice cup of coffe..

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A early morning, the sunset paint pink mountains. I know, its just gonna be for a few minutes. I enjoy the feeling 100%, this is the life..I have learn to keep it everyday. My coffe cup makes me to get the feeling. I have learn to remember when I take my coffe. That is my trigger, and I got the feeling. Pink mountains I enjoy, I promise:-). It has been a good week. 10 hours training. 10 workouts. The body adopts, thats good. Today I went out for a cross-country running workout. I finished  it with a bath in Lillsjön, just 7,5 degrees. Good for the spirit, good for the body. Mountains here we go…

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Kebnekaise, your challenge?

Kebnekaise, higest peak in Sweden.
Kebnekaise, higest peak in Sweden.

Kebnekaise the most alpine area in Sweden. Sign up for a guded tour to the highest peak in Sweden. Here you can get the real alpine feeling with big glaciers and high peaks. Stay in the mountain lodge., and start the day with approach the peak…We will guide you if you want. The past week has been good. Ten workouts, and a ending of the week with a bath as a tradition. Se the poosibilities, and go for the top:-)

Training and upcoming events…

Cold bath..
Cold bath..

A wounderful autumn week. The training has worked as planned. Nine workouts and the body takes its. After the 15k cross-country running, I chose to take a bath in Lillsjön. With just 10 degrees it was quite revatilizing. Its good to get used of the cold temperature. Now is the time to check the winter gear, skis, skates and all other stuff that needs to be in shape. I an also planning for a trip to Austria, so if you dare sign up:-).

Sign up for Austria, Bad Gastein..
Sign up for Austria, Bad Gastein..

Sign up for Chamonix 2015.

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Planning Chamonix routes…

Another week is done. Good training to be prepered for coming adventures. A mix of edurance and strength training. Totally 11 workouts. After running in the mornig today I took a bath in Lillsjön. With just 12 degrees my soul was refreshed:-) Fantastic autumn day, and a sunset which was amazing. I also have started the planning for coming routes in the chamonix area. I have find a good combination of glacierpasses and some real fine climbing routes.

Are YOU ready for the challenge:-) Sign up…

Sign up for Chamonix 2015.

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Now it is time to sign up for upcoming years high altitude hikes in Chamonix area. 24-27 August 2015 will be the next trip to Chamonix. Sign up your intrest by sending a SMS to: +46 73 701 2850. The trip includes three day with ”learn to know” feeling of Chamonix valley, glacier walk technique with crampons etc. Ulf Bergman will be the guide for this occasion. For more details look under News and Updates.

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Ulf Bergman, guide for the occasion.

A September Sunday morning

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Yesterday was a good day. Started the day with training fast hiking with backpack and lugging a carwheel. In the noon I went to the gym for the next workout. So a couple of hours training feels good for the body and mind as well. This morning I went out, running cross-country and ended the session with a bath in Lillsjön. With almost 16 degrees it felt really ok:-).