Atacama Crossing

The Atacama Desert is known to be the driest place in the world - here it is 50 times drier than California's Death Valley.

Atacama Crossing ..

250 km on the driest square in the world - here it is 50 times drier than California's "Death Valley". The only way to fix patch and tape was using Spraylim. I rolled down a waterfall that caused swollen knees, blue elbow and sprained thumbs.

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Inov-8 Race Ultra 290

These are the shoes I chose to use for a 250 km race in the desert between Chile, Bolivia and Argentina. They have a good sole that contains a layer of "hard" rubber. This makes the shoe a little stiffer and protects against the substrate when the sole becomes "extra" hot. It [...]

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T-shirt in the Atacama desert

Choosing the right clothing for a self-sufficient desert course that goes over a few days is very important. As participants, we run all the necessary equipment, clothes and food for seven days. I have chosen to wear a t-shirt and a long-sleeved sweater to save weight [...]

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Salomon S-lab light jacket M

This is the lightest jacket I have and it joined Atacama Crossing. Because it's extremely easy, I bought the jacket because it is blank and transparent. I do not have to sew on patches, flags and numbers, etc. The challenge with the jacket is that it breathes badly and in normal conditions there is a lot of condensation [...]

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