Space, rockets & astronomy.
I was the chairman of
POLLUX in 1997.
I am official Rocket Master, nominated by
Finnish Astronautical Society.
(That means, I am entitled to keep courses and assign
Model Rocketry certificates (to buy motors and launch rockets)).
Music, I was a member of the
in 1996, -97, -98 & -99; playing cello.
Mountaineering. Mountaineering resume.
Mont Blanc, 4807 m, 8.7.1997
A group of four reached the top; six at the beginning.
- El Teide, 3718 m, 12.1.2001.
A group of two; 1 400 m to ascend & descend; it took 12 hours.
You need a permission nowadays to climb Teide.
- Kebnekaise, 2117 m, 31.3.2002.
Via Västra leden, on winter conditions.
- Kebnekaise, 2114 m, 31.7.2002.
Under guidance during a glacier course on summer conditions.
- Aneto, 3404 m, 20.7.2012.
- Dom, 1998. Turned down ~200 m from the top.
I decided, that I was too tired and it was too late.
Alone, pair turned down earlier.
- Matterhorn, 1998. Turned down just ~200 m from the beginning.
A hailstorm started, rocks became awfully slippery. Alone.
- Mont Blanc, 1999. Turned down at ascent of Gouter.
There was a storm and we couldn't find a way up. A group of two.
Hiking, Orienteering, Skiing, Sailing.
Questions and discussion about historical, philosophical and
Meditation. Meditation CV.
Science fiction & fantasy literature, as well as SF&F movies,
Computers. Programming. Freedom in Internet-age.
I have been a happy Linux-user since 1996.