Annelie Pompe blogg

One photo was enough. I had to climb that mountain. It’s as if the mountain was speaking to me.  it’s happened before. Everest called me when I was just 10 years...

Me and one of my favourite ex-boyfriends had a saying: less than 3 activities in one day and we call it a ‘rest-day’. This weekend was all but a rest day....

When I heard he reached the summit I was so certain of that he was strong enough to he’d get down again. As if the alternative didn’t even exist. Even though 80%...

text in english below the photos Jag har försökt döda en fisk. Det var i Bahamas när jag fridök med harpunfiskare. Jag hade en kamera, de hade vapen. Under en middag...

He was on the summit of Everest one day after me. 21’st of may he paraglided from the summit down to earth, landing by a really rough river which he river...

It’s all about people. Knowing more than half the people in the group, I knew it would be a good one. I know that people affect each other. If they are...

I’m home. That’s what it feels like landing in Kathmandu, amongst the mountains. I’m not much of a city person, but I like Kathmandu for a few days. And I love...

I have been living with the classical goal-setting mind. I love dreamy high goals. They motivate me and give me energy to go beyond my limits. I have always believed that if...

Have you heard the sound of snow falling on the ocean? Have you watched perfect snowflakes melting to water? Do you know the smell of the sea mixing with winter? All photos are...

Sayulita is a easy going town on the Mexican west coast just north of Puerto Vallarta. People drive around in golf cars with surfboards on the roofs. Or they walk barefoot...

By climbing Antarctica I realised how big this project was. What a way to finish. Antarctica is on the bottom of the world, almost opposite from Sweden and just really really...

How much you enjoy reaching the summit of a mountain is in direct proportion to how much you had to fight to reach it, as well as how much time and...

there is a strength in numbers in a climbing team, if not too many. Ot might sound strange but most important for each climber is to be ‘selfish’. You have to...

Yesterday I woke up to the sound of snow fallling on the tent fly, one of my favourite sounds. Then the feeling of something being wrong. It was probably wrong the...

there was almost too many impressions in one day. First the luck of flying out in a weather window, inside a russian freight airplane. Then landing on blue ice. Anarctica. Stepping...

As often on expeditions, life is defined by weather. We leave control behind and give in to what nature presents to us. It gives us wind. It was a bumpy landing...

There are memories that last forever, and there is mud that will never wash away. The Bergans pants on the photo above will never be clean again. Carstensz was a challange...

Sometimes, everything comes together in perfect timing. I don’t know why if it wasn’t meant to be. I think I had the best trip of my life. That’s not to say...

Text in english below the photos Titeln är en av förhållningsreglerna på nästa expedition. Jag ska till Papua och bestiga mt. Carstensz pyramid, 4884m. Det är det högsta berget på den...