We were equipping polar explorers like Roald Amundsen, Robert F. Scott, Ernest Shackleton, and Wilhelm Filchner with Bergans backpacks as far back as in 1911. Today, when designing products to tackle the most extreme conditions, we source expertise and experience from seasoned people the likes of Cecilie Skog and Rune Gjeldnes of Team Bergans. These are professionals who mean business when they tell us that good equipment is a life-saver.

Rune Gjeldnes

Rune Gjeldnes is a veteran of Team Bergans and a true polar hero. It all started on a farm in Surnadal in the Nordmøre district, and since then this tough-guy has completed many long expeditions in extreme weather conditions all over the world. Rune is the first and only person in the world to have crossed the world's largest expanses of ice (North Pole, South Pole and Greenland) without supplies delivered along the route.

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