Midnight Sun Skydive Boogie

It has become a tradition to join the Midnight-Sun Skydive Boogie at Elvenes airport Northern Norway. And this was one of the goals driving North this summer. At least one week. Meeting good friends and happy skydivers. Most people are coming every year which makes it to a very nice event.

Skydive weekend on Bjorli

Decided to go for skydiving at Lesja Int airport last weekend. The weather was one reason. The people the other. A small team of about 10 – 14 skydivers where there during the weekend and they had 40 lifts in two days. Due to small airplane it became lots of low level jumps. Anyway, last…

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,…

Skydive Northern Norway

Rune participated on Skydive Elvenes ´14 in July, which is a yearly boogie. Skydivers from all over Norway comes to the old airfield in Salangen where IT happens during two weeks. A Porter Pilatus + two Cessna do the job to get the jumpers up to the right altitude. Rune was there just for some…