Home base: Kristiansand
Work: Student and journalist
Favorite place: Setesdalsheiene, Norway
"My outdoor philosophy is not about making the longest trip, climbing the highest mountain, hunting the most or carrying the heaviest load. It´s all about mastering the skill of being outdoor - to be able to live outside and to be one with nature"
• Winner of the Norwegain "Outdoor Female of the Year" (2016)
• Nominated to "Outdoor person of the Year" in Norway (2017)
• Lived outdoor and hiked for one month in the Setesdalsheiene, Norway
• Recognised for her lectures; "From coffee latte to campfire coffee" and "Hiking in Setesdal-Austhei"
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(Photo: Bea Valand)