Lightweight Backpacking the Farum Lake Loop

New YouTube Video I have a need to get out and experience the outdoors at least once a month. There are no mountain ranges in Denmark like our neighbouring countries are blessed with. I miss the mountains. I grew up in Australia surrounded by mountains and vast coastlines. Because of covid-19 restrictions I didn’t hike …

Hiking the Furesø Loop with the Tarptent Notch Li

New YouTube video The location, Furesø, is a lake in North-eastern Zealand, Denmark only some 20 minutes from my home. I'm still getting used to pitching my Tarptent Notch Li, it is a different experience compared to my old Tarptent Notch silnylon model from 2015. Trail map here on AllTrails I shot the video on …

An Autumn Camp in the HMG Ultamid 2

I parked the car at Farum train station and then hiked south-east 5 km along the shore of lake Furesø until I located a nice location for the night. Wild camping is permitted here. The trail is called Mølleåstien (The Mill Stream Path). Mølleådalen (Mill Stream Valley) is part of a large branched valley system …

Mill Stream Path (Mølleåstien) – Farum to Øresund

Mølleådalen (Mill Stream Valley) is part of a large branched valley system between Roskilde Fjord and Øresund (the Sound between Denmark & Sweden). The valley was once the most important industrial area in Denmark and for centuries water was utilized here to drive the mills. A quick and dirty overnighter testing the Borah Gear 7x9 …

Mill Stream Path (Mølleåstien) – Farum Lake Circle Trail

total base weight 6.9 kg total pack weight 9.5 kg total distance 24.1 km I had hiked in this area in March this year with a group. This time I hiked an alternate and varied route solo. I was also lucky with the weather this time with little rain. I drove the half hour from …

Mill Stream Path (Mølleåstien) – Farum to Buresø

Total pack weight 9 kg including food and 1 ltr water Saturday March 5th 2016 Not far from home is the Mølleådalen region which was created in the last ice age. Stretching from Furesø to where Mølleådalen runs into Øresund. The hike starts at Farum train station at 11:00 am. We hike on gravel and …

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