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 …

Hiking the Archipelago Trail on Ærø Island in Denmark

The Archipelago Trail (Øhavsstien) is 220 km long and one of Denmark’s longest hiking routes, encircling the South Fyn Archipelago. The entire area of the Archipelago consisting of South Fyn and the islands of Langeland and Ærø makes up a typical and distinctive ice age landscape. On this hike I am joined by fellow Instagrammer …

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".