Steep climbs, heavy breaths, airy peaks and tons of adrenalin. Mountaineering inspiration incoming.
Whether you already got a pretty established go-to kit or are to embark on your first ascent, these tips from climber and ambassador Robert Caspersen will hopefully be helpful for adventures to come.
Ambassador Robert Caspersen got an opportunity to visit the Antarctic continent again in November/December 2017. The main target was the over one thousand meters high east face of Gessnertind.
"One night while treating the wounds of a young boy, I saw what serious consequences it might have, to live ten days walk from a hospital."
"After weeks of bad weather on a trip to Kebnekaise and a bad tent that was not waterproof, I thought ‘I can do this better myself."
The first winter ascent of the enormous Swedish Route up Trollveggen (the Troll Wall) was performed by three young Norwegians in February 1980. Three decades later, their feat has yet to be repeated.
Every now and then, the wind decides to act like a freight train, picking up everything in its path and transporting it somewhere else.
Here I lie, peeking over the edge of the Falketind plateaux, but the 1000-metre free fall drop below me is making me dizzy, so I quickly retreat.
"It’s still hard to talk about Trango. I have a surprisingly thin shell. My feelings lie just under the surface".