Skåneleden Trail SL1 Sections 15,18,19,20 and 21 – Hallandsås Circle Trail

"A circular footpath on the Hallandsås ridge with a sense of the coast. Rolling hills, tall beech woodlands and deluxe panoramic landscapes await you here." August 26th 2017 Departed Copenhagen 7:30 AM and drove towards Ängelsbäcksstrand in Sweden. The drive took me approximately 2 hours. It started to rain about 15 minutes before arrival and …

Skåneleden Trail SL1 Sections 16,17,18 & 22

Even though it was the middle of the summer, it was cool with overcast skies. It also looked like some rain was on the way too. I departed Copenhagen at 11:08 AM on Tuesday July 18th 2017 in the direction of Göteborg and my destination was Ängelholm in Sweden. When I arrived at the train station in Ängelholm …

Skåneleden Trail SL1 Section 3 (which is also Blekingeleden Trail stage 3), section 3A (old discontinued section), sections 4, 5 and 6

I rode the train from Copenhagen central to Bromölla station in Sweden on Wednesday evening after work on 24/05/2017. From here I caught the bus up to Östafors where I left the trail last time. The time was 6:22 pm. It was a short hike to camp 1 at Östafors. There were signs indicating drinking water somewhere down …

Skåneleden Trail SL1 Sections 1 and 2 (which is also Blekingeleden Trail stages 1 and 2)

May 6th 2017 Saturday 08:28am Last Saturday I took a train from Copenhagen to Sölvesborg in Sweden. From here SL1 section 1 starts from the railway station heading through the town and then heads up to Ryssberget about 150m above sea level. The first 3 stages of SL1 are also the first three stages of …

Skåneleden Trail SL3 Sections 11, 12, 13 & 14

SL3 Sections 11, 12, 13 & 14 (57 km) In February this year I hiked sections 8 to 10 and finished at Ekeröd, where I took a bus to the train station, and then travelled back to Copenhagen. It was here at Ekeröd where I started this adventure from where I left the trail last time. Thursday April …

Skåneleden Trail SL4 Sections 7, 7A and 7B – The Österlen Circle Trail (SL4 section 7B is also SL3 section 14)

Friday March 10 at 9AM I took the day off work and drove the less than two hours drive from Copenhagen to Brösarp in Skåne in the south of Sweden. Arriving just before 11AM at the carpark trail head, I took a quick coffee break before setting out. I decided to hike The Österlen Circle Trail anticlockwise. So …

Skåneleden Trail SL3 Sections 8, 9, 10 and part of section 7 (SL3 sections 8 and 9 are also SL2 sections 7 and 8)

I have decided that I will attempt to "section hike" all 5 Skåneleden Trails in Sweden. I've already hiked different sections on different trails. I am progressing with SL3 at present time and so far I have completed about 77 km of this trail. In January I got off the trail not far from Frostavallens Hostel so this is …

Skåneleden Trail SL3 Sections 6, 7 & part of section 5 – Winter hike

I managed to get away for a couple of days over the weekend. I hadn't been out hiking since the weekend before Christmas. So on Saturday morning I took a train to Copenhagen Central station, then a train to Helsingør, then a ferry to Helsingborg, a train to Klippan and then a bus to Röstånga. …

Skåneleden Trail SL1 parts of section 3 (which is also Blekingeleden Trail stage 3), section 3A (the old discontinued section) and section 4 – Exploring Raslången

I wanted to explore more of this area in the South of Sweden before I moved on to other areas. This hike stretched over  two days with a one night stopover. It involved some good distance for the daylight hours I had available and some interesting "bush whacking" as well. total base weight 6.5 kg total …

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