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Trip Reports : Norway
Exploring The Ice Climbs Of Northern Norway

As I got off the plane at Evenes Airport, I wondered if anyone would be there to pick me up. I had been invited to northern Norway's Lofoten Islands as a representative of the AAC to the first international ice climbing meet hosted by the Norwegian Alpine Club. Information had been scant. All I was told was that "you California boys will stand out." As I am from Colorado, I was nervous.

The terminal emptied. The only other straggler was a young Norwegian. She volunteered that she would not have flown halfway around the world… [view report]