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 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 …

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 …

The King’s Trail – Kungsleden – Arctic Sweden – Packing List

Base weight 5.9 kg - Pack weight 10 kg - Skin out weight 12.5 kg Pack weight includes food and fuel and consumables but no water. This weekend I finally finished my packing list for my upcoming Kungsleden hike which starts on Friday August 10th in Abisko. Please use the left and right arrow keys …

My ultralight gear list for next weekend

My gear is packed ready for next weekend. I’m off to Sweden again to start on the Skåneleden SL4 trail. Total Base Weight = 4 kg (8.82 lbs) Big Three: backpack HMG Windrider 2400 Pack (40 ltr) 799gShelter ZPacks Duplex Ultralight Two Person Tent 595g6ea stakes 6" MSR Carbon Core 36g2ea stakes 9" MSR Core …

As Tucas Foratata Down Quilt first impressions

I just received my new As Tucas Foratata down quilt today. Here's my first impressions and a little supporting information. In a couple of months I will be hiking the Kungsleden Trail (The King's Trail) from Abisko to Nikkaluokta up in northern Arctic Sweden. Earlier this year I sold most of my sleeping bags and a …

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