Help setup a bushcraft school in Etnedal, Norway



Favourited 260 times

  • rating

    Host rating

  • feedbacks



  • last activity

    Last activity


  • Last email replied

    Reply rate

    100.0 %

  • Last email replied

    Average reply time:

    within 2 days

  • Badges

    Top Host
  • Description


    I am an Old veteran divorced, that live with his German Sheppard up in the mountain of Valdres on the edge small village, that has a dream to use his skills for good, i work right now as a volunteer with traumatized youth or ex addicts also i give a lot of time to the local open prison. but my grand kids are getting bigger so they need there grandfather more, and that means i have to start making some money so i can visit them once or twice a year. my company if it getting successful will provide in the long run not only for tourism, but also for the les fortune and chronicle sick, a place where they all can enjoy the outdoors.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco Projects
    Language practice

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Well i teach them about woodman skills, bushcraft and language and you will staying in a beautiful country with amazing nature and wild life, nice evenings around the campfires nice hikes This year if all goes well i have a boat that people can use for fishing and swimming.

  • Help


    I had some misfortune with my health, but now i try to setup a bushcraft school in Norway and i need help with building a good path till the waterfalls, help with building base-camps on the property that is 5000 mål big with mountains lakes and forrest and river, in the future building log- or of grit cabins a six-corned cabin with fire place, setup parachute camp etc , but for now most the paths , a bridge and setup good fens with the wood we find in my forrest, i can teach or being thought how the things going to be done. i tried to get it done on my own but it is growing a bit above me. 2020 will be focused on building another type of prospector tent cabins, with materials we can find in nature and mixed with what we can find. and build a deck made from trees we going to cut and make eams and planks from on the mill a bush-shower and a sauna. it all will be not heavy heavy help but it will be fun. In 2019 we succesfully build one of those prospector cabins and i stayed in therre in the wintr time it was warm and comfortable.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent
    Norwegian: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    i live up in the mountains of Valdres, not to far from me are the famous Jotunheimen and bitihorn where the snow is on top the whole year, there is the biggest open museum in Fagernes etc. etc. i have an old but charming house, that needs some tlc, but there are two bedrooms and a shared shower, you can setup your camper, tent or teach you to build a A frame with a rope matras, or help me to build a rustiek off grit cabin on the site where you can stay in

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    there is from the main airport a good bus connection to Fagernes or a train till Gol and then a bus till Fagernes, Fagernes is a half hour drive and Dokka or gjovik well under an hour so there is plenty to see or do. This year if all goes well i have a boat that people can use for fishing and swimming.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

These are extra optional ratings when members leave feedback. The average rating left for each option is displayed.

Accuracy of profile: (4.8)

Cultural exchange: (4.3)

Communication: (4.8)

Host ref number: 499343635435