Packing for a triple trip!

Soon it’s time to travel again!   In February I’ll be lucky enough to go on three trips: The first one to Bilbao in the Basque Country, the second one to Kiruna in Swedish Lapland and the last will be a roadtrip in Rondane and Jotunheimen Nationalparks in Norway, ending with Vasaloppet skiing race inContinue reading “Packing for a triple trip!”

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Learning what to bring on a trip, or: evolution of my gear

Hiking in northern Spain, 2011 style. Learning what to bring on a trip or Evolution of my gear As I happen to frequently take pictures of all the gear I bring on a trip, I have an overview over how my setup has changed. I haven’t been into serious hiking for all too long, butContinue reading “Learning what to bring on a trip, or: evolution of my gear”

Nordkapp to Grövelsjön. 1800km, 110 days.

Nordkapp to Grövelsjön – all stages I researched and looked at maps during the last weeks and here are the possible stages for a combination from Gröna Bandet, Nordkalottleden, nortnernmost part of E1 (European Long Distance Footpath Norkapp to Sicily), Kungsleden and Norge på Langs.  Bold words mean places where one can restock on food orContinue reading “Nordkapp to Grövelsjön. 1800km, 110 days.”

Dreaming about next year’s big hike

The incredible feeling of finishing a trail, of coming to the top.  Now in December the days are short and dark. The best thing, especially at work, is to dream about my plans for next year. At this point I don’t want to call it “planning” yet, cause I still haven’t decided for a specificContinue reading “Dreaming about next year’s big hike”