Bikepacking with Banjo

New YouTube video out, this time bikepacking with Banjo, our Jack Russell Terrier, to one of our favourite bikepacking campsites in our neighbourhood while philosophising about what really matters in life. Can anything good come out of the Covid pandemic raging through the world? Does a Jack Russell Terrier have anything to teach us aboutContinue reading “Bikepacking with Banjo”

Winter bikepacking to local mountain in Norway

Do you remember that feeling way back when you learned to ride a bike? I had just begun school when I got my first bike. Day in and day out I would sit on the seat and push myself along the roadside curb with my right foot. My strides became longer and longer until oneContinue reading “Winter bikepacking to local mountain in Norway”

70 seconds of outdoor happiness

« … And this weekend there really is no time, but it’s no use thinking about that now, the boots sink into the snow, the pack resting heavily on the back and in your hand you hold a child. We leave the small road and go into the night. Straight pines slide out from theContinue reading “70 seconds of outdoor happiness”

Short film: Sometimes half the distance is twice as good

Three guys going on a trip together was suddenly reduced to two guys. Initial plans were shelved and we ended up in Drammen City one late afternoon. Ahead of us awaited paddling south through the forest of Røysjømarka and a long journey north through Hurum, then crossing the Oslofjord to the small town Drøbak. AtContinue reading “Short film: Sometimes half the distance is twice as good”

Smooth rock and shiny waters – a packrafting adventure

Come along on a packrafting adventure in Gautefall, Southern Norway, in the shadow of the bombing of the government quarter in Oslo and the subsequent massacre of youths on Utøya. An emotional short film about how being in the outdoors frees your mind as a counterweights to dark times:

VIDEO: Exploring a 30km beaver creek on an airbed

Approximately three kilometers inland from the coastal town of Holmestrand in southern Norway, you will find a small beaver infested creek running 30 kilometers south to Tønsberg. Along the way, the creek joins forces with the rivers Storelva and Aulieelva, before entering the Tønsberg Fjord. Come along to the jungle of southern Norway, to aContinue reading “VIDEO: Exploring a 30km beaver creek on an airbed”