Norway ptIII - Rondane NP

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Norway ptIII - Rondane NP

Postby nickthetasmaniac » Tue 22 Oct, 2013 11:17 am

I posted the first two parts of my 12-day Norway trip here ages ago, and then got distracted and completely forgot about part 3 :oops: So anyway, here it is! The final four days of my first 'serious' solo, international walk - this section looks at a rough circuit of the northern Rondane Nasjonalpark and the exit route west towards Otta.

And here is the trip in full...
Part I: http://peopleandotherstrangecreatures.w ... danestien/
Part II: http://peopleandotherstrangecreatures.w ... dbekkbotn/
Part III: http://peopleandotherstrangecreatures.w ... botn-otta/

Shot with a GH2, Lumix 7-14mm, Nokton 25mm and m.ZD 45mm.

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The upper Kaldbekkbotn

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The knife-edge ridge of Søre Smedhamran (1922m)

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Self-portrait above Langholet

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Vassberget (1855m)

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The remarkable glacial form of Langholet

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Cairn in Dørålen

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Moss detail

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Night 9 camp in front of Digerronden (2016m)

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Another angle of Vassberget

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Average weather near DNT Rondvassbu

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Up the valley towards Rondvatnet

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Looking back towards a clouded Kaldbekkbotn

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Storulfossen - a fine way to end
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Re: Norway ptIII - Rondane NP

Postby doogs » Tue 22 Oct, 2013 4:41 pm

Great stuff. I was walking in Norway 20 years ago and it was my also first big oversea trip, but not solo :)
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Re: Norway ptIII - Rondane NP

Postby iandsmith » Thu 31 Oct, 2013 7:24 am

I got cold just looking at them! Loved the "Average conditions" shot. Thanks for sharing, Ian
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Re: Norway ptIII - Rondane NP

Postby north-north-west » Sun 10 Nov, 2013 7:08 am

That is just such wonderful looking country. Is it really as open and scrub-free everywhere as those photos suggest?
Maybe I should move up there instead of Tassie . . .
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Re: Norway ptIII - Rondane NP

Postby nickthetasmaniac » Tue 12 Nov, 2013 7:01 pm

north-north-west wrote:That is just such wonderful looking country. Is it really as open and scrub-free everywhere as those photos suggest?
Maybe I should move up there instead of Tassie . . .


The areas I visited were mostly open moor, with some birch and pine forests lower (although still considerably more open that tassie forests...).

That said, Scandinavia does an epic bog ;)
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Re: Norway ptIII - Rondane NP

Postby Onestepmore » Tue 12 Nov, 2013 8:36 pm

Insanely beautiful.
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Re: Norway ptIII - Rondane NP

Postby icefest » Tue 12 Nov, 2013 9:50 pm

nickthetasmaniac wrote:That said, Scandinavia does an epic bog ;)


I had an interesting experience near trondheim whilst walking.

The quaking bog was nowhere near as noticable as in this video, but interesting nontheless.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SCuAb24GIZ0#t=19
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Re: Norway ptIII - Rondane NP

Postby biggbird » Wed 13 Nov, 2013 10:42 pm

Awesome shots again Nick, still jealous!
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Re: Norway ptIII - Rondane NP

Postby nickthetasmaniac » Thu 14 Nov, 2013 10:58 am

Thanks everyone :)
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