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”

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”