Skåneleden Trail SL4 Sections 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 (70 km) – Day 2

Section hiking Skåneleden long distance sub-trail SL4 from Eljaröd bus stop to Ystad in the south Sunday 30th September 2018 Lövestads Åsar to Vitabäck to Snogeholm to Camp two - 34 km total for the day I had a reasonably good night's sleep without waking up too much. My Swedish shelter friends talked and enjoyed …

Skåneleden Trail SL4 Sections 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 (70 km) – Day 1

Section hiking Skåneleden long distance sub-trail SL4 from Eljaröd bus stop to Ystad in the south Saturday 29th September 2018 Eljaröd Bus Stop to Verkasjön to Heinge to Lövestads Åsar (Camp 1) 19.6 km total for day 1 I rode a train from Copenhagen central staion to Malmö and the another train to Ystad. From …

Skåneleden Trail SL5 Sections 10 & 11

Walked from the Davidslid bus stop at Ålstorp to Järavallen shelter area, past the closed nuclear power plant at Barsebäck. Overnighted in a forest near Löddeköpinge and hiked the next day to to the bus stop at Bjärred.  Saturday September 15th 2018 It was an early start at 06:40 am when I travelled by train from Copenhagen …

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 …

Day 4: Sälka to Singi to Kebnekaise 25km – The King’s Trail (Kungsleden) – August 2018

It is winter cold today with strong winds. Temperatures are around 7℃ but with the windchill factor it feels a lot colder. I kept my wind jacket on the whole day and at lunch break I had to wear my puffy jacket. I was lucky that I had a cross tail wind so that I …

Day 3: Alesjaure to Tjäktja to Sälka 25km – The King’s Trail (Kungsleden) – August 2018

It’s light here about 02:30 am with only a few hours of darkness. It was a wild, windy and rainfall night once again. The winds were even stronger than last night although I was more exposed to the elements here. I was situated on a ridge just south of the Alesjaure huts so the winds really …

Day 2: Kårsavagge to Abiskojaure to Alesjaure 30 km – The King’s Trail Kungsleden – August 2018

I was up early around 05:00 am. The rain stopped in the early hours of the morning and with the wind blowing the way it was my shelter was basically dry and ready to pack. With breakfast and the packing done I managed to get away around 06:30 am. I had already talked to the …

Day 1: Abisko to Kårsavagge 14 km Kungsleden – The King’s Trail August 2018

Thursday August 9th 2018 I had to get to Malmö Central Station by 12:04 pm to catch my train to Stockholm, so I found a train from Copenhagen Central Station that departed in good time so I could meet my train. There was time to spare in Malmö so I sat at a café and …

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