Memorial Flight “Operation Musketoon”

75 years after the happening, for the British “Operation Musketoon” in 1942. One Canadian, nine British commandos from 2nd Commandos, and two Norwegian from Linge Company, attacked very successfully, the Power Station in Glomfjord Norway. The Aluminium production in Glomfjord never started again. Aluminium ment and cruzial for the Nazi warplane. The escape became a…

Pk Solvågtind & Junkerdalen

In early August I spent three days in Junkerdalen and up in the hillside and summit of Solvågtind. Some really nice days and with a big hope to fly from the summit. That did not happened. Wind directions became wrong and the fog came and went in minutes. Last evening I felt there were a…

Speedflying Helgeland

On my way down from Northern Norway in August I could not resist to visit Sandhorn Island, just South of Bodø city, again. I had attempted a flying line out there for three years and this summer I was lucky enough to get two flights down this canyon. A good pump up, and a good…

SAREK NATIONAL PARK

In late July I joined a team of five men in Narvik and we embarked the train towards, and into, Sweden. Bjørnar, Andreas, Arild, Mikkel, Andreas and I was ready. The Sarek Nationalpark was waiting for us. A 170 km long trekking through some of the most breathtaking scenery in Scandinavia. We started from a…

SPRING IN NORTHERN NORWAY

Late May I had a good visit in Northern Norway, and more specific Troms county on several jobs. Had some time off for two or three days and decided to go for Tamok Valley again, for skiing and flying. It was really Springtime down in the valley, and kind of soon end of winter on…

Norwegian Mountain Spring Time

Visited the family and the my home mountains last weekend in perfect weather and nice wind conditions. Got three summits, not very high, and could do it without skies. Down in the valley it was blooming and the birdsong was strong. The snow melting made the rivers and the rapids big and loud. A good…

“Operation Musketoon” Kick off

Finally we have stared with the film documentary about the “Operation Musketoon” from WW2. Mid May, Tom Edvindsen, Ronny Bratli, Thomas Adam and I were up in Glomfjord and the surrounding area, to do surveys, and some filming. The whole production and the long walk to Sweden will be done in September. The project is…