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

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…

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…

Hitting Hard – Trollheimen

The plan was good, and the weather forecast was with me. To try a flight from a very special peak for me. Neådalssnota in Trollheimen. Hoping to fly all the way from the summit to Kaarvatn. It was a nine kilometers flight, on South Easterly wind, my novice head told me that could be good.…

Svartisen reconnaissance – Sandhornøy

Never been on Svartisen glacier, and still have not been there. I was supposed to do a training trip up there in August, with a British adventure man who is planning a polarexpedtion. So on my way up through Helgeland I did a reasearch for a route up on the Eastern side, and not the…

Speedflying in Lake District

Had some very good days in Lake District or more specific, Buttermeer. The Buttermeer Bash Festival was going on. Why go there? It happened on our way to the South Pole before Christmas last year, Ros, one of the participants, ask me to come and visit them in Lake District. A big Paraglider & Speedrider…