A grey day in Priestley

Clingman Peak – 10 years ago.

10 years ago, 21th of January was one of my best days ever. After about 77 days on the ice I finally saw the first mountain on the other side of Antarctica. 75 kilometers away I could see the contour of a mountain. For several days I have imagine that I have been seing mountains,…

Geographical South Pole 2015

South Pole memorial trip

It was time to team up with David Hempleman-Adams on a new trip to the South Pole. David had organized a Shackleton memorial expedition celebrating the Centenary of Ernest Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, and I was helping out with practical things during the journey. On the other hand, but not so important, it was 10 years…

Emperor Penguin

NEW – Gallery

Have been thinking of a gallery on the webpage for some time. Or more than what it is space for in the margin. There is so many picture appearing when looking into 20 years photo archive which even I have not seen. So the plan is to show some of them in the Gallery menu…

Skjermbilde 2015-10-05 kl. 22.48.21

Innerdalen experience

Innerdalen is known for its beauty, and by many also called the most beautiful valley in Norway. Well known for trekkers and climbers for 100 years. Some of the first climbing courses in Norway was held there. Innerdalen has been in my neighborhood since I was a child, but wonder why I have not been…

Look down - Trollheimen

On old paths and mountains

The ambition for the day was Innerdalen, and to ascend Skarfjellet. By “faith” the local ferry had a breakdown that morning, and I had to change plan quickly. Looking for a immediate new goal on the right side of the fjord, Grinaren mountain in Todalen was chosen. 10 years since I had been up there,…

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Re-union in Hell, with John.

Had the pleasure of getting visit from an good expedition colleague, John Huston, for some days in Hell. Four years since last time. Good old 10 years memories from Amundsen and Scott race were discussed. Todays expeditions talked about, and future expedition possibilities were debated and looked at. Time will show. Except from eating as…