I’m hoping this is suossa, because if it’s rovda we’re all in a lot of trouble. Mind you, I’ve also seen roavku out here which is a bit nerve-wracking when you drive over it, and later in the day, when the sun has gone to work, there’ll be patches of vuohcci too. I don’t think anything on this earth is slipperier than vuohcci. Except maybe lavki.
Pictures: Mark Fagelson
This feature was originally published in the April 2015 issue of Top Gear magazine
[1 Suossa: thick bay ice 2 Rovda: weak ice which does not bear even reindeer 3 Roavku: portion of water where the ice has formed in such a way that there is a hollow space under the top layer of ice 4 vuohcci: smooth ice with moisture on top 5 lavki: ice covered with loose, dry snow with no foothold]