Race report – Tromsø Mountain HalvUltra 25 km

This race was just yesterday, so I’m still quite excited about it and my legs are just starting to hurt. With 25 km and over 1000 meters of elevation gain this was by far the longest and most demanding race I have participated in so far. The second longest was the 15 km trail runContinue reading “Race report – Tromsø Mountain HalvUltra 25 km”

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Living in Sweden’s Alaska

Working in the mountains is unlike most other workplaces. Anybody who ever spent a season in the Alps or in the Scandinavian mountains will probably agree with me.  This summer I got the chance to spend three months in Ritsem. Ritsem is a very small village at the end of a 150 km long road,Continue reading “Living in Sweden’s Alaska”

Finnmark- Norway 500k north of the arctic circle.

After having spent the whole month of August in the northernmost county of Norway, Finnmark, I really feel like I got to know this scarcely populated, arctic region quite well. Finnmark is clearly not the most visited or most attractive region in this country full of fjords, snowy peaks and breathtaking views. But still, it is definitely worthContinue reading “Finnmark- Norway 500k north of the arctic circle.”

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.”