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”
Mountain biking. Adrenaline rushing descents, steep climbs, tortuous rock gardens, blood taste in your mouth, knobby tires and mud? Yes, it certainly can be. But on a three day bikepacking trip through Nordmarka forest north of Oslo with Stian, Christian and Sverre in May, it was obvious that mountain biking could be so much more:Continue reading “The rolling bikepacking gourmet show”
– I want to go on a trip! She says. – Ok, let’s go, I say. – Promise? – Yes. Promise. And I really do promise. Some promises you just have to keep. Even though December is probably even more jam packed with busy days than in the autumn, when we didn’t manage to goContinue reading “Winter solstice”
What happens when you mix a grumpy snow groomer, Norways national sport skiing and a couple of more or less bearded bikepackers on fatbikes and grind that with four days of riding along an almost 150 km long stretch of prime ski tracks in an alpine environment? A whole lot, I can tell you.
This summer, my family and I hiked across Southern Norway from east to west. So what is it like to hike across Norway, you may ask? I can tell you this: Hiking across Norway is relaxing in the late evening sun next to a field the first day of the trip hiking into hidden valleysContinue reading “Hiking across Norway”
I try to tell my daughters to be aware of strangers on the internet. They kindly reminded me of that when I was heading out the door with my fatbike, the bare necessities of gear topped with that DSLR I never can make myself to leave behind. And they were absolutely right: I had never metContinue reading “Barely legal bikerafting”