Norwegian rock climber, polarist, film and still photographer, who has gained fame thanks much in part to his roles in television programs such as the TV 2 program Petter Uteligger.
His first major expedition took place in the North Pole in 2000.
He has participated in rescue missions for other climber on Mount Everest.
He and Mari Jagmann have two children together.
He took the pictures for a book about Prince Harry by author Penny Junor.