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”

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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.”

Why am I always signing up for races???

Now it’s winter and the hiking season is definitely over till next year. Well, technically in southern Sweden ‘winter’ doesn’t really mean that hiking is impossible, since there’s hardly ever any snow here. But when it comes to trips to the mountains, be it in Scandinavia or even in the Alps, now is not theContinue reading “Why am I always signing up for races???”

Why you should consider joining the Scandinavian Tourist Associations

I didn´t grow up in Scandinavia, so at first, the thought of being member of a national trekking or tourist association seemed not exciting to me. But I was wrong. Even many Swedes or Norwegians that like to be outdoors, hike, ski, climb or bike might not be all too familiar with the advantages of theseContinue reading “Why you should consider joining the Scandinavian Tourist Associations”