Major break through with IFMGAWednesday, February 22nd, 2012 with Comments Off

As it’s a major break through, I wanted to share it with my readers. The company I’m involved with, Tribevine, just signed an agreement that leads to co-operation with IFMGA. So it’s truly a great opportunity and should bring a huge pile of those people who really (I mean really) know the gear. We will […]

It’s finally happening – we’re putting tribevine.com outTuesday, March 29th, 2011 with 4 Comments »

Some of you might already know that I’ve been working with this new project called www.tribevine.com. Well, actually it’s not that new and now it’s finally happening, we’re putting the open beta out. The past two years have been interesting, we’ve spent a lot of time developing and designing a site that would fit the […]

Brand new images from the KebnekaiseSaturday, March 19th, 2011 with Comments Off

I just got back from Kebnekaise. I’m working on a longer article, but mean while check all the 135 images from the trip. Picture above: Maija reaches the South Peak. Picture above: Getting ready to ski down slope called Hydrologen to the Tarfala valley with Kebnekaise crew. Picture above: First half of the 270m of […]

Looking for beta testersFriday, December 17th, 2010 with Comments Off

As I mentioned earlier on I’ve been working on a web project where one of the goals is to provide cutting-edge expert gear information for ice climbers (well, there are some other interest groups as well, such as freeriders too). The project has progressed into a point where we’re looking for ice climbers who would […]

Ice climbers to participate in a researchTuesday, November 2nd, 2010 with Comments Off

A medical student Kathrin Lampl asked me to help her on finding ice climbers for her diploma thesis. She’s conducting a study which tries to map out the typical injury patterns and map out the ways to make ice climbing safer. She asked me to post the following message: — cut here — Hey climbers! My […]

Recent projectsTuesday, March 23rd, 2010 with Comments Off

  Just thought to write a short post about a project I have been involved with recently. It’s called Tribevine and is partly guilty to the fact that there haven’t been too many posts recently. I have just have been very busy with the project and all that’s around it. Of course the other other reason is the magnificent […]

Some photos from JussiWednesday, February 25th, 2009 with Comments Off

Hi, I’m Jussi Kuukasjärvi. I enjoy hiking in nature with likeminded people. Into ice climbing I got climbing together with Juho at Korouoma. Though it was hard at first, practice together with good company, without too much pressure, and results emerge. There are plenty of alternatives for trekking in Finnish nature, one great option is riding. Warm clothes, good lunch pack […]

Future topics – feedback appreciatedThursday, January 29th, 2009 with Comments Off

I have a goal to have a new post at least once a week. I’m planning for future topics and I would like to get your opinion. Currently I’ve got following topics on my drawing board. So let me know if any of these would interest you. Tell also what else you would like to […]

About this blog, me and ice climbingTuesday, January 6th, 2009 with Comments Off

I’m just trying to share some of the love I have for the sport of climbing frozen waterfalls.