Expeditions using ALFA ski boots

Expeditions using ALFA ski boots

One expedition is never the same as another. But whatever the expedition, you are challenging your destiny and exposing yourself to the unknown and the exciting. Adventurers have undoubtedly spent a lot of time carefully planning and preparing for their groundbreaking adventures. But just as important is the right equipment when you're heading out into some of the most extreme conditions on earth.

Throughout the ages, many adventurers have chosen ALFA ski boots for their expeditions:


1990: Erling Kagge and Børge Ousland - First to reach the North Pole without help along the way.

1990: Hallgrim Ødegård, Simen Mørdre and Sjur Mørdre - First to cross the South Pole.

1992: Simen and Sjur Mørdre - Reach the North Pole and become the first to reach both poles.

1993: Erling Kagge - First solo journey to the South Pole.

1994: Børge Ousland - First to reach the North Pole without replenishing supplies.

1994: Liv Arnesen - First woman to reach the South Pole alone.

2000: Rune Gjeldnes - First to cross both poles without assistance.

2000-2001: Rolf Bae and Eirik Sønneland- Winters over and crosses the South Pole without outside help. Travelled 3800 km.

2006: Rune Gjeldnes - World's longest ski trip, 4,804 km across the South Pole.

2006: Cecilie Skog and Rolf Bae - North Pole. Cecilie becomes the first woman to reach all "3 poles", including Mount Everest.

2011: Christian Eide - Beats the record time to the South Pole by 15 days, using Alfa's TX30 touring boots with GORE-TEX®.

2011: Stein P. Aasheim, Vegard Ulvang, Jan Gunnar Winther and Harald Dag Jølle. First group to follow Amundsen's route to the South Pole. Reached the South Pole on the same day as Amundsen, 100 years after his expedition.

2011-2012: Aleksander Gamme - Antarctica. 87 days, 2275 km solo.

2014: Aleksander Gamme - "Project Queen Maud's Land".

2015: Snåsagutan - New world record crossing Greenland, with ALFA's Horizon Dynamic turpaxes.

2018: Astrid Furholt becomes the first woman to travel the Amundsen route to the South Pole, together with Jan Sverre Sivertsen.

Why ALFA?

"ALFA is the world's best at providing warmth, comfort, safety and stability for your feet on the longest and coldest journeys. 87 days and 2280 kilometres in Antarctica without a single piece of tape, plaster or blister says it all."   - Aleksander Gamme

 

An ad for ALFA ski boots. Translated: "If you want to challenge the forces of nature, you need equipment that won't let you down"

 

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