Italian Alps, Courmayeur and Mont Blanc

In the mountains, be it in Scandinavia or elsewhere in Europe, winter is standing at the doorstep. Soon it will start to snow and hiking season will be over till May or June next year. We took the chance to get some cold and sunny days in the Alps, with almost no one around. TheContinue reading “Italian Alps, Courmayeur and Mont Blanc”

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A little inspiration for cooking outdoors.

One of the biggest joys after doing any kind of physical activity, is to have something warm and tasty to eat. At first it might seem like it’s hard to find food that won’t go bad without a fridge and that’s not too heavy to carry. Even to bring a stove and fuel might seem likeContinue reading “A little inspiration for cooking outdoors.”

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.”

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 4×4 vehicles all overContinue reading “Three weeks on Nordkalottleden”