Photo: Winter view from summit of Offersøykammen, Vestvågøy, Lofoten Islands, Norway. January 20, 2015. 12:01
The fine weather of mid January 2015 held on for a few more days after my time guiding for Muench Photography Workshops. After Picking up my rental car in Stamsund, I didn’t really know what else to do than go for a short hike.
There was lots of fresh snow around and my snowshoes wouldn’t arrive for a few more days, so I had to pick something easy and familiar – Offersøykammen seemed like a good fit. Luckily a couple people had gone up the route before me – it’s a popular peak with the locals – so I didn’t have to do any route finding and thus made pretty good time as I climbed towards the summit.
The winds picked up a bit as I reached the top a little before noon. The low winter sun, barely rising over Skottind to the south cast a nice orange/pink glow across the wind carved snow of summit.
Nikon 14-24mm f/2.8