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 run... Continue Reading →

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 worth... Continue Reading →

Three weeks on Nordkalottleden

Abisko - Ritsem - Ny-Sulitjelma - Vaimok - Kvikkjokk Day 1- 15km/ 4 hours After a quick morning flight to Kiruna, we arrive in Abisko around noon. I buy a bottle of gas and off we go for the first stage. Kungsleden trail is in a sad state, with tracks from 4x4 vehicles all over... Continue Reading →

Last minute road trip to Norway

For quite some time, the plan for June was to take a flight to Biarritz and walk along the GR-11 long distance trail. The night before our departure the weather forecast promised nothing good for the next days: a lot of precipitation, coming down both as rain and snow, thunderstorms and temperatures below 10ºC. I'm... 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 →

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