Friday, 25 January 2013

Dressing for -26°C

This is apparently how you have to dress for -26°C (about -15°F).  There was a biting wind that day too adding a few extra degrees to how it felt.




Rumour has it that Son-of-Furtheron is buried in there somewhere!

He and his crowd are in one of the last of the accommodation blocks in the town so the walk is about 15 - 20 mins to get to the university this is him ready for the walk back at the end of the day.

Here is a panorama he created of the walk...  



Please DON'T STEAL THIS - it is my son's work please respect that.

6 comments:

  1. Wow, that's some beautiful desolation there.

    Once you get down to crazy cold like minus 26 degrees, are you actually even still aware of it when the temperature drops even more? I can't imagine that my body could differentiate between that and, say, minus 30...

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  2. Your son's photography is impressive.

    It's been in the negative Fahrenheits here. Not quite what son of Futheron is dealing with, but I can commiserate to a degree. Frostbite sucks, so it's good he's got the right gear. What an adventure!

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    1. He is a semi-pro photographer having had some published in a couple of national papers, web sites etc. All this study and he might still in that route. :-)

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  3. the goggles say it all... if it's so cold that the fluid in your eyeballs freezes? that's c-c-c-c-c-c-cold!

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  4. it is gorgeous, but burrrrrrrrrrrrrrr.

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