Posts Categorized: trekkit

Maritimes from Above

  Just signed my first contract with CBC to produce a documentary called “Maritimes from Above” about landscape aerial videography, the techniques, and regulations behind getting grand vistas with the film industries hottest tool, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), or what many call drones (BTW: I hate the word “drone”). On Saturday, my filming companions (Paul… Read more »

Carn Mor Dearg and Other Adventures

I have been fortunate to be able to travel with family and friends while doing film projects. This late spring, I filmed with a crew in the United Kingdom for the upcoming season 5 of Trekkit TV which airs on Bell Aliant TV1 and also filmed a documentary I hope to release later this summer…. Read more »

Trekkit’s Road Trip to Norway Series

Ryan and Rodney in Norway

All six Norway episodes are now available on Bell Video On Demand and Bell Aliant TV1 Online. Ryan and Rodney travel the fjords, glaciers, and many off the beaten but beautiful areas of Norway. If you don’t have Bell Aliant FibreOP TV service you can still watch Trekkit online. Episode 1 – Road Trip Begins… Read more »

Selecting the Right Adventure Vehicle

Outdoor adventures come in various categories. Some people travel to large alpine ski resorts and stay in luxurious condominiums and enjoy fine dining each evening. Some people travel to all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean and lie on the beach sipping mojitos and for excitement go snorkeling over coral reefs. We on the other hand like… Read more »

Preikestolen – Norway Part 4

Preikestolen Hostel

We spent the night at the Preikestolen hostel, conveniently located at the start of the trail to Pulpit Rock. Take note of the grassed roof on the buildings – these are fairly common in Norway. The advantages of grassed roofs (also called sod roofs) are many. They are very heavy, so they help to stabilize… Read more »

Gloppedalsura Scree – Norway Part 3

Click Here To Watch Norway the Road Trip: Part II The mountain road from Lysebotn is closed during the winter months and opens each year, usually in May. Construction of the road was completed in 1984, and was built in connection with the development of a hydro-electric power station. It is the only road to… Read more »

Lysefjord – Norway Part 2

This blog post takes place during Norway: The Road Trip, Episode 1 on Bell Aliant TV1. If the purpose of your trip is to see fjords, then you better get on a boat. We booked passage on a small ferry from Lauvvik to Lysebotn. The ferry was so small that we had to back the… Read more »

Road Trip Begins – Norway Part 1

Ryan and I went to Norway to explore the Western Fjords during the Summer of 2015.  We spent nine days exploring, filming, and taking pictures of the majestic landscape.  Our trip will be presented in six episodes during Season 4 of Trekkit TV, starting early March 2016 on Bell Aliant TV1.  However, it is difficult to tell… Read more »