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Expedition with samoyeds in Skanderna From Särna via Treriksröset  to Kurravaara 5/3- 21/4-2011 Part 3
Håkan and the teams at Rapadalen
Between Sitajaure and Saltoloukta we saw the first reindeer. Luckily the dogs didn’t see them and the wind blew in the rig...
The trail down to  Saltoloukta was quite steep so we were very glad that there was some newly fallen snow in the trail.
Going up from Teusajaure, 300m in about 2km.
Going from Kaiutumjaure towards Singi, nice weather and good trails.
Sälka ahead of Sälkamassivet
Good speed towards Allesjaure
I wonder, has anyone gone sledging on sand from Shara? It might be hard to see, but the snow is striped brown by the Sahar...
Going to Abisko on lake Abiskojaure – this was very wet.
In Abisko we missed the right way to STF-hostel and therefor we had to cross the railway and lots of roads which took us a...
It felt as Torne Träsk was never ending, and the trail beeing wet and heavy didn’t make it any better.
The dogs seemed to enjoy sleeping on the bare ground. They even found some berries (from last autumn) which they ate.
They seemed to feel secure as the tent was nearby
16/4 second day on Torne Träsk. Since we got up early the trail was much better.
On the 17/4 we felt there was a snow storm coming up
The wind was blowing harder and harder and soon
I could hardly see the back of Håkan
Monday 18/4 Mixed feelings – the finish is reached at last! A bit sad that the great adventure soon will be over but happy...
The dogs at Treriksröset
The dogs just went on towards Pältsa, unknowingly of what they had accomplished.
Leaving Pältsa
Last stop on the mountain
Tkanks to all our hard working dogs for the great adventure
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Expedition with samoyeds in Skanderna 2011

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Pohotos from our expedition from Särna via treriksröset to Kurravarra in 2011

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Expedition with samoyeds in Skanderna 2011

  1. 1. Expedition with samoyeds in Skanderna From Särna via Treriksröset to Kurravaara 5/3- 21/4-2011 Part 3
  2. 2. Håkan and the teams at Rapadalen
  3. 3. Between Sitajaure and Saltoloukta we saw the first reindeer. Luckily the dogs didn’t see them and the wind blew in the right direction.
  4. 4. The trail down to Saltoloukta was quite steep so we were very glad that there was some newly fallen snow in the trail.
  5. 5. Going up from Teusajaure, 300m in about 2km.
  6. 6. Going from Kaiutumjaure towards Singi, nice weather and good trails.
  7. 7. Sälka ahead of Sälkamassivet
  8. 8. Good speed towards Allesjaure
  9. 9. I wonder, has anyone gone sledging on sand from Shara? It might be hard to see, but the snow is striped brown by the Sahara sand which came falling down in the mountain brought by the storm wind during the night.
  10. 10. Going to Abisko on lake Abiskojaure – this was very wet.
  11. 11. In Abisko we missed the right way to STF-hostel and therefor we had to cross the railway and lots of roads which took us a while. Fortunately someone told us that we could go under the big road so at least we didn’t need to cross that.
  12. 12. It felt as Torne Träsk was never ending, and the trail beeing wet and heavy didn’t make it any better.
  13. 13. The dogs seemed to enjoy sleeping on the bare ground. They even found some berries (from last autumn) which they ate.
  14. 14. They seemed to feel secure as the tent was nearby
  15. 15. 16/4 second day on Torne Träsk. Since we got up early the trail was much better.
  16. 16. On the 17/4 we felt there was a snow storm coming up
  17. 17. The wind was blowing harder and harder and soon
  18. 18. I could hardly see the back of Håkan
  19. 19. Monday 18/4 Mixed feelings – the finish is reached at last! A bit sad that the great adventure soon will be over but happy that all went so well. (In the back ground to the right one can see a bit of the yellow Treriks-stone)
  20. 20. The dogs at Treriksröset
  21. 21. The dogs just went on towards Pältsa, unknowingly of what they had accomplished.
  22. 22. Leaving Pältsa
  23. 23. Last stop on the mountain
  24. 24. Tkanks to all our hard working dogs for the great adventure

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