Snowmobiling from slope to slope
Snowmobiles & Skiing It has been an exciting year as a guide for Svalbard Adventure Group, snowmobile and ski guiding in the winter and fast boat, hiking and ATV guiding in the summer. I faced the cold of winter, saw the sun rise again after a long dark period over […]

Winter & Summer 2015

Hiking the Karhunkierros - River View
Hiking the Karhunkierros (Bear Trail) in Finnish Lapland is a fantastic challenge and experience. It was established back in 1955 and is currently Finland’s most popular trail. My girlfriend and I decided to hike the Karhunkierros in August as a part of our summer vacation. We wanted to enjoy our […]

Hiking the Karhunkierros Trail

The slowly rising Svalbard sun is an amazing sight to behold.
This season I am working for Svalbard Adventure Group as a season guide doing snowmobile and skiing trips. I am a part of a great guide team. The season started in February and I have already been on some awesome trips and adventures. I have welcomed the sun back above […]

Guide for Svalbard Adventure Group

Hiking on frozen ground over Fuglefjella
Trekking Through Soviet Era Ambitions  Summer long plans finally came into fruition last Friday when my girlfriend and I started off from Longyearbyen harbor with MS Billefjord on a one way ticket to Barentsburg. The plan was to hike from Barentsburg and follow the coastline back to Longyearbyen, a journey […]

Trekking Barentsburg to Longyearbyen

Entrance to Pyramiden
Pyramiden: Bike & Hike Pyramiden is an abandoned Russian mining town in Svalbard located at 78° 41´N. It is on National Geographic´s list of top 10 ghost towns. It was abandoned in 1998 and when the people left they left in a hurry, taking only their private possessions and essentials. […]

Exotic Bike & Hike Trip to Pyramiden

With Sunski on top of Trollsteinen
I am a Sunski Explorer! Check out the feature about Ski Arktis on the Sunski Lens Blog. While you are at it also have a look at the awesome sunglasses they have! Great quality and price. They have been tested in the non relenting Arctic sun and passed!

Sunski Explorer – Adventures in the Arctic

Charging down a steep chute on Sarkofagen
Now most of the snow has melted and the skiing season in Svalbard is officially over. The memory of the season remains with all its exciting trips and adventures. Such as an Easter ski camp adventure on Passfjellbreen, South of Longyearbreen. We had a large tent with an oven and […]

Skiing Season End in Svalbard

Cabin view
Cabin trips in Svalbard are a special thing as it is not only a Norwegian pastime/tradition, but also deeply rooted in the history of the place. Hunters and trappers that have been coming to Svalbard for the last few hundred years have erected a multitude of huts all over, some […]

Svalbard: Ski and Cabin Trip in Grøndalen

When people ask to get out in the backcountry of course I say “Yes I can take you”. Kendall came to Svalbard for a quick work related program, but as an avid snowboarder and a resort instructor he was amazed at the potential for backcountry snowboarding. Since he first came […]

Svalbard Dream: Backcountry Snowboarding