Hovering above a World Cup

21022009812We visited Myrkdalen this weekend to slalom, a two hour drive from Bergen. It was my first visit so I was very curious about the place.

It is known to be most snow-safe place in our area, if the other alpine centers struggle with little amount of snow Myrkdalen will come to the rescue. There were almost 2 meter snow up there.

myrkdalenThe slopes were incredible fun and the variety were great. We were a bit unlucky with the weather though, lots of fog and snowfall so we didn’t see much up there. It was fun hovering above the World Cup event, we got the chance to watch a few runs and we even got the chance to see the two finals. I think an American won but I can’t find the result lists anywhere. We also saw Kari Traa who arranged it, it was awesome to see that she still knows her stuff.

The drive to Myrkdalen were a bit tough, two hours were a bit much but our little one sang most of the trip and had a nice time. She is incredible.

Øyvind Lasse Høysæter

Born in 1971, fell in love with computing in 1983 because of Sinclair's masterpieces. Continued on the magic surrounding the C64, Amiga and moved to the PC world in 1990. Loves science fiction, programming, astronomy, my family and my job. (developer) :)

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