Yesterday we arrived at Hellemobotn, another milestone achievement for us! For those who have not heard about Helmobotn, this is where Norway is at its most narrow, only 6 km from the sea to the Swedish border. And yet another challenge for us, getting all of our equipment through this narrow gorge. This place is … Continue reading Narrow gorge
The weather has mostly been very good and sunny since we left Sulitjelma, occasional high winds have happened, but nothing we could not handle. But the clear weather brings with it constant low temperatures, normally around -10 to -15 ºC. But last night the air moisture went sky high and the temperature dropped to minus … Continue reading Minus 30 degrees!
After many days in this wilderness and unforgiven terrain we have entered Rago national park. This is one of the smallest national parks in Norway, and it probably is one of the least accessible parks also. The positive thing for us, is that here you will find the only hut in several miles radius. A … Continue reading Rago national park
Most people who are crossing the length of Norway at this time of year, usually take the route via Sweden, bypassing the entire bit of Norwegian terrain between Sulitjelma and Narvik. The reason is simple, even in the summer, staying on the Norwegian side of the border is a big challenge because of the difficult … Continue reading Manhood challenge from hell
Battling some days of heavy winds, but also some days with awesome weather, we have finally have arrived at Sulitjelma. This is a small town that was a booming mining town back in the days. This is in fact the third mining town we have visited during our trip so far. Unlike the other mining … Continue reading Arrival Sulitjelma!