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…

Flying and climbing Lofoten

(Clips from some of my first foot launches in Lofoten and back home Surnadal. ) Last week in June I had a good week with climbing and SpeedFlying in Lofoten. More specific Solvaer – Leknes area. It became more flying than climbing. Just learned and experienced how to footlaunch the wing, and Lofoten area is…

Skydive Stetind Video

Have made a video of Bjørnar and my skydive and landing on top of Stetind. Took some time to release it, however it is still a spectacular view and gives some very good memories from mid October last year. Enjoy!

Epic skydive on to Mt. Stetind

After years of dreaming. After months with preparation and planning, Bjørnar Jensen and Rune Gjeldnes, became the first to descent Mt. Stetind from the air. The majestic, Norwegian pinnacle rises 1392 meters straight up from the fjord. Many have been dreaming and talking of this spectacular stunt for years. “You can talk to talk, but…

Stetind Challenge Preparation

Since the 2nd of October Rune and good helpers have been around Peak Stetind preparing and waiting for the right weather window. If any attempt on a skydive onto the peak, the conditions had to be perfect to minimize the risk.  After several weeks with unstable weather Rune decided to move north to Tysfjord area,…

Aurora Borealis

This winter I have had the pleasure to work up in Northern Norway for weeks. During this period there has been several solar storms and also been lucky enough to have had bright weather. Some nights has taken my breath away, because of very strong Northern lights. It is not new to me at all,…

Episode Four

Last Wednesday the fourth episode of the series “In Jan Baalsruds footstep” was aired. Rune and Ronny is coming down Lyngdalen. Jan Baalsrud used four days going down the valley to Furuflaten village, half snow-blind and complete exhausted after survived an avalanche, lost his ski and backpack. On Furuflaten he got help. Ronny and Rune…