Helgeland coast – Northern Norway

The summer is still on, and have had three and half week up in Northern Norway on different spots and activity. First week was dedicated to Helgeland coast and mountains. I wanted to get better know to this pearl of nature. Rødøy island was my first goal. Had tried to get there several years but…

Stetinden and Tysfjord experience

Finally I manage to do a kind of a flight up in Stetinden. Been there several times during the winter without luck with the weather. The plan was to Ally canoe into the starting point in Tysfjord, to manage to ascend Presttind south of Stetind and fly from there into Stetind and climb to the…

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…

Film First Summer North Pole

Tom Edvindsen, Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK) made a film of Cecilie Skog and Rune Gjeldnes attempt to become the first to ski and canoe to the North Pole during the summer. Cecile and Rune had to make a hard desission. Push on towards North to try to reach the North Pole, and have a big chance…