Trygve from Amundsen Sports spent a year among long-haired hippies in the deep woods of Hokkaido
We travelled to the backlands of Vail in search of fall colours. Instead, we woke up to a landscape covered in white. See the pictures from Field Test #4
24 hours of field testing at Brainhard Lake, Colorado, USA
Scandinavian Ski wear When deciding what to wear for that upcoming annual ski trip, it would be very wise to consider Scandinavian skiwear before any others on the market. Why, you might understandably ask yourself? In short, Scandinavian ski-wear has been designed over decades and centuries to provide the best possible protection and comfort in […]
Scandinavian Outdoor Clothing There are many very good reasons why, for decades, Scandinavian Outdoor Clothing has been the outer-wear of choice for so many adventurers around the world. Perhaps the place to start when examining the reasons why Scandinavian Outdoor Clothing is the most popular source of extreme- weather clothing, is geography. Scandinavian weather spans […]
Wool hoodie The wool hoodie is just as essential a part of the outdoor adventurer’s wardrobe as it is to that of the urban hipster. The flexibility of the wool hoodie means that it functions equally well as inner, outer or mid-layer wear, depending upon the prevalent conditions. In conjunction with the Amundsen range of […]
Knickerbockers Amundsen adventure-wear is such a true champion of the knickerbocker that they eschew the conformist need to offer regular trousers and pants in their outerwear range. Convinced that the knickerbocker offers the greatest move-ability, flexibility and comfort to the outdoor adventurer, of any form of trouser, Amundsen developed the very first range of technical […]
Nikkers with Norwegian design Norwegian Nikkers, or knickerbockers to give their full title, are rapidly becoming the must-have accessory when tackling the great outdoors. It is no coincidence that the staple leg-wear so common in centuries gone by is now at the forefront of adventure wear in this exciting new millennium. Offering a practically, comfort […]
Anorak The staple item of clothing for explorers, winter sport enthusiasts and those living in colder regions has always been the anorak. Whilst the concept has remained the same, design and materials have evolved and improved dramatically over time to vastly improve the wearer’s experience. The Amundsen range of anoraks exemplifies this development and incorporates […]
When Jørgen Amundsen was a young boy, his Grandfather would tell him the stories of their relative Roald Amundsen and his great explorations. Ever since, Jørgen has been a keen outdoorsman, with polar and high mountain expeditions.
Oslo Vinterpark opened to the public back in 1933 and the world’s first Ski school was opened in 1934.
The Holmenkollen tramway takes half an hour from downtown Oslo to Frognerseteren. And just a few steps off the train, you’re deep in the forest.