Greenland 2018

Finally I got the opportunity visit Greenland again. And the best part was visiting the fjord and area, Torry Larsen and I with 7th SOS Sq, flew in and where dropped for the Greenland lenghtways expedition in 1996. This time we arrived with a sailing yacht, and could really watch the beauty of the scenery…

Summer 18

It has been a special summer in Norway, with lots of weather records. Mostly high temperatures. Have enjoyed it, but it has almost been too warm in the mountains. So activity has been from Middel Norway to Northern Norway. B

Look to the North!

Wonderful week on Andoeay Island. Not much good weather, however gives great contrasts, which is so special up in Northern Norway. And wonder´s appears when you less wanted them, however it is big and small wonders 🙂 This is my firs try of a time laps, and happened on Andøya Island in May. You can…

North Pole 2018

The North Pole season is going to its end. I had the pleasure to show the way “The Last Degree” for five British friends. It was a very good year for us to walk the last 111 km to the North Pole. Good ice conditions with some open water, but good weather. Temperatur varying from…

SUNNY EASTER HOLYDAY

The Easter became the best ever weather wise at may home area Surnadal. Sun every day but hard snow conditions in the mountain. However I did not use the snow on my way down from the mountains. Different mountain sights and different experiences + family time. Everything was planned as a short Easter at home,…

Winter in North

The winter has been nice to me and given some wonderful memories. Most of the pictures is from Northern Norway. Pk Spanstind was visited twice this winter.      The winter is not over yet in Norway. Easter is coming and I will be spending time in my home county and the mountains of Trollheimen.…

Operation Musketoon #2

Episode two of the documentary “Operation Musketoon” with infiltration to the power station in Glomfjord and the attack on the station. Meeting few of the people who experienced the demolitions and what happened afterwards. Also meeting with the son of the German who became shot at the station. That was very strong meeting for us…

“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…

Autumn Flight in Trollheimen

Had a perfect short Autumn day in Trollheimen speed flying from Storfjellet to Kaarvatn farm. Never started towards the west from this “peak” before but this was the day, and spotted several Dear Hunters and I scared about 75 Angus…but in the right direction 🙂

Memorial Flight “Operation Musketoon”

A memorial flight down the the last part of the infiltration route of “Operation Musketoon” in Glomfjord, 1942. 75 year after, 20th of September, one Canadian, nine British commandos from 2nd Commandos, and two Norwegian from Kompani Linge, very successfully, attacked the Power Station in Glomfjord Norway. The Aluminium production in Glomfjord never started again.…

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…

Pk. Strandtind – Ski and Fly

Pk Strandtind is situated on the largest island in Norway, Hinnøya. I had the pleasure of visiting this mountain twice this Spring. First time in perfect conditions and the next time I would have needed crampons and iceaxe to reach the summit, but both time I had a beautiful trip up and wonderful flight down…

Andøya Island – A Pearl of Nature

Just back from three weeks in Northern Norway, and in the nature for the whole time. It has been much summiting and good flights most of the time, and photographing. Also started on Paraglider at the very beginning stage. Had one week stay at Andøya which is my favorite place up North, and did some…