From Oslo to New York #1
The adventure actually started back in the spring of 2021 when we acquired this traditional Norwegian wooden open double ended boat – Kogge. After a summer getting acquainted with her, we decided to refit her with a brand new (old) FM engine. We then shipped her over t
FIELD OFFICE 3.0
January 2022: It is hard to believe that we once again found ourselves in a “home office strongly recommended” condition. But that handed another opportunity for a Field Office.
Once again close to our HQ we established a creative workshop surrounded by Norwegian spruce trees and a fresh layer of snow. Upgrades from Field Office 2.0 worth to mention was a shiny new flip-over, log fire and a cast iron pan sizzling with bacon.
INTO THE NORTH SEA
Text by:Alex Beal + Emma Garschagen, from the harbor in Marstrand, Sweden “It is the smallest of moments which make a difficult and sometimes tedious journey worthwhile” Journal Entry #1 August 21, 2021 // 11:37 // 51°41′ N 008° 31′ W // Wind SW 20-25 kts Leaving Ireland — The Irish county side has […]
Crossing of Oslo in New Sneakers
The new sneakers had arrived, and although we had already tested the sneakers thoroughly during development – we were eager to put the last and final version to the test. The weather in Oslo was fair and we felt like doing a small urban field test across our beloved city Oslo. Julie P, Erik, Tee and I agreed to meet on the tram first thing in the morning – following the line eastward to Brynseng station.
Atlantic DriftingOn the Wind through Martha’s Vineyard _______________________ Few Summer Time activities invigorate the soul and body like sailing. It’s a sport which seems to have weathered the advent of motorized ski-dos and high tech distractions—at least for those who are inclined to seek it. A sport so simple and yet so magical it’s difficult […]
“My experience with food is always changing and evolving with the desire to learn more, to share more, and to recognize that it not just about what we eat but who we eat with” As a chef, world traveler and environmental advocate, Gabe is passionate and dedicated to connecting people, food and culture. Making a […]
WORKDAY WINTER CAMPING
After a visit our US retailer Devil’s Thumb Ranch, JC and Alex headed to Berthoud pass for a night of winter camping. With a sled full of tents, stoves, and a pile of nachos the boys had a two-hour hike to an alpine plateau overlooking the valley below.
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GANNON & BENJAMIN | FRIENDS IN THE FIELD USA 🇺🇸
“There’s people that realize there’s enough plastic in world today. There’s people that recognize maintenance is not a bad word.” – Nat Benjamin Late October. The ocean seems quiet this time of year, the skies gray. A thick fog surrounds JC and I as we wake to the slow rock of the tide making its […]
Workday ™ feat. Benjamin Forthun
Following skier Benjamin Forthun on fit session with designer Silje and product designer Erika. Leaving the Amundsen HQ in Oslo (with company) and getting over to Fyresdal, Telemark, for an overnighter. Boys discussing the worlds most dense density of fur, Benjamin is sleeping just as well outside as at home & JC finding focus with his air rifle.