The first year
TrollAktiv was established in January 1994 by Tim Davis. An ex British Army, Commando Engineer, Tim had been employed as an Adventure training specialist Instructor based in various locations including the Bavarian Alps and Norway. Troll Mountain AS started life as a small operation running ski trips for British guests out of Ljosland Fjellstove in Åseral during the winter and a summer climbing, safari and rafting operation based in Evje.
Establishing a base.
Building a brand.
Securing the future.
TrollAktiv has right from the beginning had a sharp focus on quality control and safety and became the first company in Norway to be certified with “Adventure Mark” in 2018. TrollAktiv is a shareholder in Varde AS the Norwegian certification organisation. Through “Varde” Tim and Simon are still both actively involved in shaping the future safety of the Norwegian outdoor industry.