October is gone!

Has been a good October month even a lot of bad weather. Have had visitors from England and I have been out kayaking or canoeing with my Ally. Or up in the mountains. It has been lots of snow, and it has been lots of rain and windy. However have got some very good moments…

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…

Winter in North

It has been a great winter, and it still is. In Hell area you definitely see and feel that the Spring is on its way at the moment. Anyhow, most of the winter I have been in Northern Norway. It is the part of Norway I like most. The scenery is breathtaking and raw. The…

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…

Summer memories

The summer became quite active with five weeks in Northern Norway. Everything from canoeing, Speedflying, bathing, climbing, mountains, skydiving and meeting lots of good friends and fellows. We had a plan to “explore” more of the Helgeland coastline and take it from there. We had some dream days on Dønna Island with canoing, hiking, photographing…

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…

New Polar Shell clothing

Since 1999, together with Bergans, Rune has been looking for the best Polar expedition clothing possible. For the Summer North Pole expedition we were looking for modifications on the Bergans Antarctica suite made in Microfiber. There will always be some few things to optimize and want changes. During summertime on the Arctic Ocean we new…