Ideas for cheap & lightweight outdoors meals and snacks

Everytime I go on a longer hike food is a topic. How many meals to bring, which snacks, what to eat for breakfast,… it is an endless subject for discussion, planning and shopping. When out for a long hike almost everybody likes to fantasize about pizza, beer, something fried and fresh salad. I’m convinced that itContinue reading “Ideas for cheap & lightweight outdoors meals and snacks”

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The other Mallorca

Hiking on the island of Mallorca certainly doesn’t have a lot of prestige. When you announce going to the Alps or crossing the Pyrenées, everyone acknowledges the effort you will put into the hike. When you talk about Mallorca, people usually assume that you will get drunk and lie on the beach. This was asContinue reading “The other Mallorca”

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.”