“Operation Seagull” Memorial

February 6th 1943, 75 years ago the Norwegian Submarine HNoMS UREDD was on its way from Shetland to the area South of Bodø (Norway) with a crew of 35 + 6 S.O.E men and one S.I.S. That was Uredd´s first task on this multitask operation, where six Kompani Linge soldiers where supposed to infiltrate into Sulitjelma. Their…

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…

Ally canoe – all round the year

The Ally canoe is made for use, all year around. Both on water and snow, or carried in a backpack. It can take rivers up to grade three…for me. Some experts certainly takes more. 100-150 kg load is not a problem. Have been paddling lots of different rivers in Norway, and have been used on…

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…

Ally canoe on expeditions

In 1998 I had my first experiences with the Ally canoe on the Rio Merevari expedition in Venezuela. Since then the Ally has given me life support and supply on more than 2200 km through rough water and terrain. In fact the canoe has been the only way to get back to civilization on four…