Norway 2011 Roadtrip – Part III

Aug 25, 2011

The last week of my roadtrip I went North to do some scouting for the next season. The more you get North the landscape turns into a stinted landscape. There are not many trees, just small birch trees and many blueberry bushes. Yummy yummy :-D

North Norway

Entering Nord-Norge

Entering North Norway

After crossing the Arctic Circle I found some cool creeks which look like the perfect destination for the next trip. Most rivers I scouted have amazing bed-rock slides and drops. I was on the verge of doing some solo rides, but after having so many fatal accidents this year I yield to reason and did not run.

Amazing bed-rock creeks

Instead of doing solo runs I went hiking and put my LevelSix outdoor gear to some testing. I did some multi-days on the Lofoten islands. For me it is some of the most beautiful landscapes I have ever seen. I was pretty lucky with the weather so the temperatures were most of the time >20° celsius. Just in the evenings it got cold, so my Rebellion Softshell did a good job. But the product I am most enthusiastic about is the Eddy Trekking Pant. It is super fast drying and absolutely cushy. Here is some visual impression of hiking on Lofoten.

Lofoten - EggumLofoten - KvalvikaLofoten - Kvalvika
Lofoten - RytenLofoten - BunesetLofoten - Buneset
Lofoten - Forsfjorden

So you do not get bored by all those landscape and hiking pictures I made a short edit of some rivers we paddled. I hope you'll enjoy it.

Norway 2011 from Team Liquidlogic Kayaks on Vimeo.

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