Packing list and post hike gear review for the Archipelago Trail – base weight 4.4 kg

My base weight for my Hiking the Archipelago Trail on Ærø Island in Denmark adventure last month was 4.4 kg and pack weight totalled 6.2 kg. The total skin out weight (pack weight + clothing worn) was just over 8 kg. The base weight includes just under 400 grams of photography equipment. Below, standing at the …

Fjällräven Classic Denmark 2017

Some people laughed at me in my rain skirt and trekking umbrella asking what I had on under my kilt etc. But I also heard some comments behind me like "he's the smart one you know, he's not cooking/sweating under that umbrella like we are in these rain pants and rain jackets".

I’ll be hiking Fjällräven Classic Denmark again this year

June 28th to June 30th 2017, I'll be backpacking the Fjällräven Classic Denmark once again. The trek follows part of Denmark’s South Funen Archipelago Trail, from Faldsled harbour to Valdemars Castle and is 75 km long. I'll be starting in group 1 on June 28th at 9:00 AM Having already participated in the same event last year, …