The Blue Ice Author:Innes, Hammond Manhunt in Norway... — The snow on the mountain tops no longer glinted like icinig sugar at Christmas time. It was grey and cold and the first light of day stripped the place of all beauty, leaving it bleak and empty. I was conscious then of the utter loneliness of these mountains. In summer a constant stream of walkers would walk this path. But ... more »now, with the mountains still in the last grip of winter snow, there was nobody. I remembered Sunde's wizened, friendly face and wished he were with me.
Only the half-obliterated ski tracks, that showed where the route was sheltered from the biting wind, linked me with any other human...
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