Mountaineering

From instant shatter, back to where I belong

On the 24th of May, 2016, I woke up to a beautiful sunrise and a thick layer of fresh powder. Little did I know that three hours later I would be praying to the perfectly blue sky to send the rescue helicopter that would pull me out of the mountain and out of danger.

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Mountaineering

Adaptation, high mountaineering and the climate change in the Alps

In the 25 years that I have lived in Chamonix, I have never experienced such a hot and stable weather summer as this year, 2022. And unfortunately, I have never seen the high mountain change as much as I have during these past 3 months.

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Mountaineering

What is Permafrost?

“Suddenly melting Permafrost became very real for me.” – Heike Schmitt, Norrøna Ambassador and certified UIAGM Mountain Guide

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Mountaineering

Against the loss of alpine control

The sixth sense being in the mountains

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Mountaineering

Les Drus – West Face

During the past five years that I have been climbing, I can think of about three times where I’ve stepped outside my comfort zone and had a massive peak experience attempting something above my pay grade. The Dru West Face was one of these climbs.

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Mountaineering

Meet Christian

If you’re ever in the Oslo area, stop by our CC Vest store and say hello to Christian. He’s not a seller. He’s a teacher and an avid material enthusiast who’s dry sense of humor turns up when you least expect it.

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Mountaineering

Mountaineering Vocab

Lingo to get you moving in the mountains.

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Hiking/Trekking

The new Norrøna Content Team

Over the years, we’ve found that our love for the outdoors is best communicated through the words, photos, and videos of creative individuals who explore, endure, and enjoy all that nature has to offer.

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Mountaineering

10 Tips for Alpine multi pitch rock climbing

Check out our following tips and important considerations before venturing in longer vertical rock climbing adventures.

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Mountaineering

The Other Way Around | Across Canada: bigger, further, wilder!

Part III – We are Arline and Bertrand, two Swiss climbers who decided to quit our habits and comfort zone to live a big adventure while joining sport climbing crags all over the world by bike. We left Switzerland in April 2021 to travel more ecologically, having all the gear packed on our bikes.

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Mountaineering

From instant shatter, back to where I belong

On the 24th of May, 2016, I woke up to a beautiful sunrise and a thick layer of fresh powder. Little did I know that three hours later I would be praying to the perfectly blue sky to send the rescue helicopter that would pull me out of the mountain and out of danger.

Keep reading →
Mountaineering

Adaptation, high mountaineering and the climate change in the Alps

In the 25 years that I have lived in Chamonix, I have never experienced such a hot and stable weather summer as this year, 2022. And unfortunately, I have never seen the high mountain change as much as I have during these past 3 months.

Keep reading →
Mountaineering

What is Permafrost?

“Suddenly melting Permafrost became very real for me.” – Heike Schmitt, Norrøna Ambassador and certified UIAGM Mountain Guide

Keep reading →
Mountaineering

Against the loss of alpine control

The sixth sense being in the mountains

Keep reading →
Mountaineering

Les Drus – West Face

During the past five years that I have been climbing, I can think of about three times where I’ve stepped outside my comfort zone and had a massive peak experience attempting something above my pay grade. The Dru West Face was one of these climbs.

Keep reading →
Mountaineering

Meet Christian

If you’re ever in the Oslo area, stop by our CC Vest store and say hello to Christian. He’s not a seller. He’s a teacher and an avid material enthusiast who’s dry sense of humor turns up when you least expect it.

Keep reading →
Mountaineering

Mountaineering Vocab

Lingo to get you moving in the mountains.

Keep reading →
Hiking/Trekking

The new Norrøna Content Team

Over the years, we’ve found that our love for the outdoors is best communicated through the words, photos, and videos of creative individuals who explore, endure, and enjoy all that nature has to offer.

Keep reading →
Mountaineering

10 Tips for Alpine multi pitch rock climbing

Check out our following tips and important considerations before venturing in longer vertical rock climbing adventures.

Keep reading →
Mountaineering

The Other Way Around | Across Canada: bigger, further, wilder!

Part III – We are Arline and Bertrand, two Swiss climbers who decided to quit our habits and comfort zone to live a big adventure while joining sport climbing crags all over the world by bike. We left Switzerland in April 2021 to travel more ecologically, having all the gear packed on our bikes.

Keep reading →