Tag Archive: Arctic

Jun 01

Photo of the Week: Skiing in June

Even in the Northeast, there is usually some natural snow to ski on in the month of June, especially on Quebec’s Gaspe…and points north. For best results here in the northeast U.S., start walking toward the sheltered, higher elevations of Maine’s Katahdin or New Hampshire’s White Mountains…keep walking…and you might find a worthwhile strip of …

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May 25

2 Wheels, 2 Planks: Norway Withdrawal

After a month of pedal-powered skiing adventure in a truly fascinating corner of the earth, we are all back home in Vermont again – safe and sound. To the wonderful country of Norway, the weather gods and the many new friends we made along the way: We cannot thank you enough for the abundance of …

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Apr 27

Photo of the Week: Fresh Fish

We’re hoping that the fishing turns out to be at least this good in Norway, too…

Apr 24

2 Wheels, 2 Planks: Big Mountain, Little Town

After catching up on some much needed sleep last night, we ate a very late breakfast before setting our sights for Tromso’s iconic local mountain – Tromsdaltinden – which is featured in the photo below. Looming large approx. 4000′ above this Arctic island town, Tromsdaltinden was impossible to resist. And at the crack of 2:30pm …

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Apr 23

2 Wheels, 2 Planks: Day One!

After dodging Iceland-born volcanic ash while crossing the Atlantic this morning, Emily, Forrest Twombly and I arrived to the higher latitudes of Arctic Norway. Two hours spent rigging our ski-bikes for the weeks of adventure ahead were followed by a pleasant bike ride to a cozy b&b in the island city of Tromso. Home to …

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