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 …

Skåneleden SL5 Sections 5, 6, 7 and 8

Continuing from where I finished off last year at Höganäs I hiked sections 5, 6, 7 & 8 to Landskrona and covered about 58 km. I also completed the Kullaleden Trail on this adventure. It is one 70 km section of the Skåneleden trail SL 5 around the Kullahalvön Peninsula. Thursday February 14, 2019 I …

Riksgränsen to Abisko via Mårma pass 2019 – Planning

This year I will be travelling north of the Arctic Circle once again. My plan is to start at Riksgränsen in the north, close to the Norwegian border, then hike south until I turn and climb the Mårma pass. I walk north and then east until I reach Abisko but first after I climb the …

New Year’s Eve at Lake Raslången – Skåneleden Trail SL1 section 4

This year I decided to escape Copenhagen on New Year's Eve and retreat to the Swedish wilderness; a place where I find not loneliness but solitude. For years now I have griped about the hyped up celebrations every year on December 31. For people here it's a huge social event with even more expensive food …

Skåneleden Trail SL2 Sections 15 & 15A – Häckeberga Loop Trail

Meetup with Clemens aka @forrestechs on Instagram; last hike together for 2018 Saturday December 15th 2018 I departed home at 06:20 AM and when I arrived at Copenhagen central I discovered that all the trains heading to Sweden were late. So I boarded an earlier "late train" which actually arrived at Lund C station, Sweden …

Meet-Up with Småland Outdoor November 2018 – Circle Trail Lake Raslången – Skåneleden Trail SL1 Section 3 (which is also Blekingeleden Trail stage 3), SL1 section 3A (old discontinued section), SL1 section 4 and the new SL1 section 3A which is also Blekingeleden Trail stage 4

Småland Outdoor (Axel) from Sweden and I have been reading each other's blogs and supporting each other on social media for a couple of years. We therefore decided some months ago that it was about time for a meet-up. The first weekend in November 2018 was marked on our respective calendars and finally the time …

Skåneleden SL5 – Sections 1, 2, 3, 4 & part of 5

The first sections of Skåneleden SL 5 around the Kullahalvön Peninsula from Utvälinge to Helsingborg is called Kullaleden and is approximately 70 km long. Saturday October 13th 2018 My alarm didn't need to sound at 04:45 am as I was already awake. At 05:40 am I left home and headed for the train station where I …

Skåneleden Trail SL4 Sections 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 (70 km) – Day 3

Section hiking Skåneleden long distance sub-trail SL4 from Eljaröd bus stop to Ystad in the south Monday 1st October 2018 Camp 2 to Ystad train station 15.6 km Since my last two posts I've had time this weekend to study my tracking data. I've in fact walked 70 km and not 65 km over the …

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