My name is Sven Andersson and I
work as a consultant in embedded
system design, implemented in ASIC
In my spare time I write this blog
and I hope it will inspire others to
learn more about this fantastic field.
I live in Stockholm Sweden and have
my own company
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about my blog.
It is January 17th and the winter has not come to Stockholm. I call my brother and ask him if he would like to come skiing with me. Where are we going he asks? Let's go to Kittelfjäll in Lapland. They have more than one meter of snow and they are famous for their off-pist skiing. I take the train to Hudiksvall close to where my brother lives and from his house we take the car. A 520 km drive will take us to Kittelfjäll in southern Lapland (latitude 65.25, longitude 15.50). We have booked a room at hotel Granen (The Spruce) only 3 km from the lift station. We start our trip at 9:30 in the morning and 7 hours later we arrive in Kittelfjäll after a long drive through a wintry Sweden. If you don't want to drive you can take the night bus from Stockholm to Kittelfjäll. You can also fly with Skyways from Stockholm Arlanda to Vilhelmina where you can rent a car and drive the last 140 km to Kittelfjäll or take the transfer bus.
Kittelfjäll is an off-pist paradise. There are only a few prepared slopes, everything else is left for off-pist skiing. The heli-skiing is one of the best in Sweden and it is cheap. We missed the heli-skiing this time, it starts first week of February. But there are a lot of other things you can discover in this wide off-pist ski area. You can ski almost everywhere in the woods, down in the ravines Storgrova and Konsumravinen and if you like you can join a guided tour up to one of the nearby mountain tops. When we were here it had snowed for a couple of days and we found unspoiled snow everywhere. We had a lot of fun.
Kul att besöka din blogg och spana av bilderna som blev riktigt lyckade, precis som helgen. Har ni planerat in nästa skidtrip ännu? För oss (stefan och maria) blir det nog premiären i Gränsen.
Ta det aldrig lugnt det gäller att öka hela tiden! För det är i gränslandet mella kaos och ordning utveckling sker.