Finally a real winter adventure

…Okay, the word ‘adventure’ is relative. What we did was nothing extraordinary but I have to set one foot in front of the other and this was my most advanced winter trip so far. It was the first time we went without a group and the first time we took the pulka (sled) with us.Continue reading “Finally a real winter adventure”

How to pack (moderately light) for wintertime.

I thought of this post as a follow up to Losing weight from last summer, which has turned out to be an article that still gets a lot of views. I’m by no means an expert when it comes to packing or winter hikes but I’m always putting some effort in planning what to bring. Of course theContinue reading “How to pack (moderately light) for wintertime.”

Why you should consider joining the Scandinavian Tourist Associations

I didn´t grow up in Scandinavia, so at first, the thought of being member of a national trekking or tourist association seemed not exciting to me. But I was wrong. Even many Swedes or Norwegians that like to be outdoors, hike, ski, climb or bike might not be all too familiar with the advantages of theseContinue reading “Why you should consider joining the Scandinavian Tourist Associations”

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.”