Do cut off the handle on your toothbrush

My outdoor activities in its infancy were running shoes or military boots, an old down bag, which probably had more feathers than down, a lack of tent, or heavy tent, thick woolen sweaters, cotton pants, bread and sausages – in a way spartan, but also heavy. Then came a phase of upgrading the equipment, followedContinue reading “Do cut off the handle on your toothbrush”

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:

Packrafting in Gautefall

We were really supposed to have left on a Thursday, but with the prospect of extended flooding due to heavy rainfall, we chose to wait out the weather. Then came Friday 22 July and the unfathomable events: The bombing of the government quarter in Oslo and the subsequent massacre of youths on Utøya. It wasContinue reading “Packrafting in Gautefall”