Two winter activities
Finally there’s enough snow in Skelleftehamn for cross-country skiing. The great people from Friluftsfrämjandet Skelleftehamn had prepared the ski track last night and I was one the first people that skied there this morning. The weather was sunny with temperatures round -16 °C. The sun however was still low and had hardly a chance to illuminate the forests round the ski track. There were some sunny spots where I made the photos below.
After 7 km I was covered with frost but I wasn’t cold at all.
The early afternoon
After lunch I decided to check out the shore at Kågnäsudden. I parked my car and trudged through the snow until I arrived at the coast. The Baltic Sea was mostly open but partly covered with pancake ice. I walked on the banks by the sea and enjoyed the bright sunlight and the crisp air.And I made some photos, too.
When I drove back the car thermometer showed temperatures between -19 °C and -23 °C. The next seven days temperatures between -10 °C and -20 °C are forecasted. I guess it will not take long until the shore areas of the Baltic Sea will finally freeze over.
3 comments to “Two winter activities”
Johanna 2019-01-16 22:38
Die Küsten-Fotos sind sehr schön . Nr 3 gefällt mir am besten :-)
Manuel 2019-01-17 21:44
Tolle Bilder, vielen Dank!
Bei uns fühlt es sich wie Frühling an. Aber Deine Bilder lassen einen noch etwas vom Winter träumen …
way-up-north 2019-01-18 16:31
Johanna: Danke. Da muss ich noch mal in Ruhe hin.
Manuel: Kein Neuschnee in Sicht aber Temperaturen zwischen -15 °C und -20 °C. Auch schön!