Vålådalen & Gåsen

Sweden (Jämtland province)
27-31 of March, 2013

Tour skiing through the Jämtland mountains and camping out in the snow.



Day 1: Vålådalen - Stensdalen

 

Stensdalen hut

 
 
 
 


Day 2: Stensdalen - Gåsen

 
 
 
 
 

Sylarna massif in the distance

 
 

Shelter

 
 

 

 
 

The Gåsen hut and Helags massif in the background.
After ascending the whole day, we finally got to slide downhill for a while :)

 
 

Camping next to the Gåsen hut. Helags massif in the background.

 
 

The toilet during sunset

 
 

Gåsen hut

 
 

 

 
 

Last rays of sun

 
 

Lena prepared for a cold night, with down clothes.
She reminded me of someone... :)

 
 

Day 3: Gåsen - Vålåstugorna

 

Last view of Sylarna massif

 
 

A common sight on the route

 
 

On our way to fetch water from the river

 
 

Fetching the water from a very deep hole in the ice

 
 

Day 4: Vålåstugorna - Lunndörrsstugan

 
 

One of the Vålåstugorna huts

 
 

As I was going to take a photo of Lena's retro backpack,
Alex (Tove's and Sandra's dog) came and peed on it :)

 
 

 

 
 

Reindeers

 
 

Taking off our clothes. The weather was sunny and warm every day.

 
 
 
 
 

Soon we arrived at Lunndörrsstugan, where we relaxed in the sauna.

 
 

Day 5: Lunndörrsstugan - Vålådalen

 

This day we crossed the forests of Vålådalen nature reserver.

 

Our cabin in Vålådalen. Very old and cosy.

 
 

Sauna and outdoor bathtubs, the perfect ending :)