Post Tagged with: "South America"

OMM Phantom 20

The bag from The OMM I used in Ecuador on a 250-kilometer terrain in both the Andes and Amazon. In the suitcase on my trip to Ecuador I had a bigger bag that was intended during this race. But the suitcase was "messed up" and delayed to the plane at Heathrow airport and when I arrived [...]

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Part 2, Ecuador: Travel, Blog and the Competition

I got booked flights through Expedia and ended up with a flight of 23 hours and 29 hours return. Expedia seems I'm ok to use as I collect information and tickets for all airlines and hotels in the same app. On the mobile phone. The journey went from Oslo to London and [...]

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Part 1, Ecuador: Preparations and equipment for the Roving Race 2015

A summary of my participation at 4deserts and Racing the Planet's 250 kilometer race in Ecuador. The competition started at the Cotopaxi volcano in the Andes mountains just a few days before it broke out and we were collected six days later in the Amazon jungle. There were 141 competitors, 115 completed and I [...]

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Hoka One One - Challenger ATR

4desert - Roving Race Ecuador 2015 was the challenge 250 kilometers with rainfall in the Andes, swamp and jungle in the Amazon and high humidity. The most important thing was to find a pair of terrain shoes that dried quickly, had a rug hood that protects shoes and toes against stone, as well as a sole that is good on both hard and muddy surfaces. [...]

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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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