Christmas Tradition on NRK

Nice experience to observe that Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK) have made the series “In Jan Baalsrud´s Footsteps” into a Christmas and New Year tradition. Six year on the row. It shows the interest of an amazing history and the core values: “The will to survive” and “The will to Help”.  Jan Baalsrud had a miraculous will to…

Favorite mountain!

Had a lucky flight just before the snow finally covered the mountains in Trollheimen. The home. On take-off left wingtip had a hit in a rock, which was really recognized. When landing I recognized I had a 10 cm hole in the left outer celle on the wing. Not so pleasant afterwards, but the wing…

Greenland Nunataks first ascents.

In July, a 23 years old dream came through. Climbing six of the Nunataks we saw when walking Greenland lengthways in 1996. And first assents of them all.  Fantastic weather, fantastic team and fantastic experience. Arrived Narsarsuaq airfield on the 13th of July and flew out onto the icecap on 15th of July with four…

Local Summer Flight

The summer has been busy and weather not so good for flying when at home. But had a nice flight back home at the farm early July. Waiting for an hour to clear and got the flight with good lift:-)

Wintermoods Northern Norway

Had the pleasure of spending six weeks in Northern Norway through January and February. It do something with you, and its good. The darkness. The Aurora Borealis. The changing cold weather. The blue red light. And you know the sun is on its way back. Got some nice trips in various weather and had some…

South Pole 2018

A team of five Brits and me flew from Chile, into Union Glacier 4th of December. Again, David Hempleman-Adams and me on tour down South, and last degree to the South Pole. Some few days at Union Glacier, Antarctica Logistic Expedition Camp, doing the last preparation and training. Then 7th of December we were airlifted…

Last flight in Trollheimen 2018

Got many nice mountain trips in the “home” mountains in October and November. But often it was too windy or “bad” wind in the hight so I had to walk down as everyone else. However I had luck on some trips and had some amazing flights without turbulence. The heading says it was the last…