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”

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Plans for a big hike in 2016

On a rainy, dark evening, between to long work days, there’s nothing better than dreaming about what to do next year! My goal is to go on one longer tour, outside of the dimensions of what I usually do. Most hikes I’ve done resume around a week or 100km, but I want to know howContinue reading “Plans for a big hike in 2016”

Resuming 2015, part 3: Padjelanta, Lofoten and southern Sweden

July started off with what was thought to be a hike through Sarek. Because of unusual high snow, that was staying till summer in the higher altitudes, we had to change our plans. We hiked along the Padjelantaleden instead, a trail that surrounds Sarek Nationalpark on the western side. It has bridges over all theContinue reading “Resuming 2015, part 3: Padjelanta, Lofoten and southern Sweden”

Resuming 2015, part 2: bushcraft, moving and back to the snow.

After all the trips in winter, that resumed mostly around snow and cold, now spring was coming in Portugal. I went for a bushcraft course south of Lisbon, where I learned some cool things about making fire and simple outdoors living.  I’m not really so much into the whole bushcraft thing that I want to buildContinue reading “Resuming 2015, part 2: bushcraft, moving and back to the snow.”