In December 2011, we celebrated the 100 year anniversary since man first reached the South Pole. To mark the centennial, we had been planning an expedition back to Antarctica.
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.
18 slopes, 11 lifts and a vertical drop of 2381 metres. Season from December to April. Open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. All slopes are floodlit.
The modern day replica of the route across Hardangervidda Roald Amunden never conquered. 100km of exhausting toil, complete with 45kg sleighs, draws 200 hand picked competitors every year
Trygve from Amundsen Sports spent a year among long-haired hippies in the deep woods of Hokkaido
Amundsen learned to dog sled, hunt for seals, kayak, fish, and even wear the clothes of the Inuit. These skills he learned from a people who lived at one with the land.
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 […]
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 […]
Adventure clothing Places the greatest design and manufacturing demands of all producers of clothing in the industry. By the very definition of an adventure, it places those involved in the most exciting, testing and unpredictable environments imaginable, so it follows that the adventure clothing they wear must also stand up to the challenges and rigors […]