Trip Planning for Tavelsjöleden and European Trail Days 2020

May 29-31, 2020 I'll be attending the first ever European Trail Days which will be held just outside Umeå, Sweden. Before the event I'll be hiking the 42 km Tavelsjöleden Trail which starts in Umeå and stretches up to Lake Tavelsjö in the north-west. Apparently I should keep an eye open for the mythical Tavelsjö …

Skåneleden Trail SL3 – Sections 4 and 5 Söderåsen National Park

Starting at Röstånga, Sweden I hike past Lake Oden and continue to Skäralid 6.7 km. From here I climb the 200 m high stairs to Kopparhatten viewpoint and then hike downwards on the ancient road Offavägen to the bottom of the gorge where I follow the stream Skärån until it merges into Dejebäcken Creek at …