Day 3 Camp 1.5 km before Unna Allagas to Camp at Alesjaure 17 km (08.09.2019)

September 8, 2019 I slept really well through the night. There was frost on the tent fly and the top of my quilt was slightly moist where I have breathed onto it. I just packed it away as it was and it dried out quickly later on when I arrived at Alesjaure. I unattached the …

Day 2 Stuor-Kärpel to Camp 1.5 km before Unna Allagas 16.1 km (07.09.2019)

September 7, 2019 I woke around 06:30 AM. I would of stayed in bed a while longer but I needed to go out to the loo. Sitting on the throne you can look out, through the window, across the lake and view Norway on the other side. The border runs almost directly through the middle …

Post Hike – Updated Route – Riksgränsen to Abisko via Vistas September 2019

I started at Riksgränsen in the north on September 6th, close to the Norwegian border. Then I hiked south until I crossed over to Vistas in the east. Back-tracking to Kungsleden, I then walked north to Abisko finishing on September 12. The trip took me 7 days and 6 nights and total length was 118 …

Riksgränsen to Abisko via Vistas 2019 – Packing List for 7 days

I'll be leaving this Thursday September 5 by train from Copenhagen and arrive at my destination on Friday 6 lunch time. My itinerary can be read here. After my final comments below you can see my packing list copied from my spreadsheet. The weights do not include water but they do include food and fuel. …

You want to walk the Kungsleden Trail but you don’t want to climb mountains

Previously I have ignorantly only written about the Kungsleden Trail presuming that people are fairly experienced to begin with. But anybody can walk the northern section of The King's Trail even with minimum hiking knowledge and experience. I often receive emails and quite a few of them are about negotiating the King's Trail. I decided …

The King’s Trail (Kungsleden) – Getting to and from the trail and some other practical info

I thought that I would, as the final article in my Kungsleden series, share my experience in getting to and from Abisko and Kiruna and some other practical info. This is for information purposes only. I'm not saying that you should do this. Maybe the info can help someone. Swedish Tourist Association Firstly, I joined …