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 the... Continue Reading →

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 or... Continue Reading →

Winter! Winter?

Snow, rain and a weird colored sunset. This afternoon.Yes, what's happening to the winter weather? Today and yesterday were more like days in late spring: rain, melting snow,... Way too warm temperatures. So I decided to drive home already tomorrow, one day earlier than planned. Simply because skiing or any other outdoors activity simply sucks right... Continue Reading →

A windy day in the forest.

I'm still amazed places like this exist on earth.This morning I woke up to the sound of the trees swaying around and small branches flying against the window. It was definitely too windy to try to go higher up on the mountains, above the treeline. In the mountain station there is a cool weather station... Continue Reading →

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 how... Continue Reading →

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