My rain protection system for lightweight backpacking

The lightweight rain protection system that I have used the last three years consists of the following 3 items totalling 221 grams including rain mittens: Berghaus Hyper Shell Jacket (size L) weight 89 gramsInov8 AT/C Ultrapant waterproof (size L) weight 86 gramsMontane minimus mitt weight 46 grams The Berghaus Hyper Jacket has a low weight …

Fjällräven Classic Denmark 2017

Some people laughed at me in my rain skirt and trekking umbrella asking what I had on under my kilt etc. But I also heard some comments behind me like "he's the smart one you know, he's not cooking/sweating under that umbrella like we are in these rain pants and rain jackets".

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 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 …

North Sea Trail (Vestkyststien) – Thy National Park

A couple of things changed since my remarks on my blog from March 18th 2017. I didn't pack my Tarptent Notch after all and I took my Zpacks Duplex instead. Just love that tent.  The route that I had planned to take I changed underway as well including the sites where I planned to overnight. …

Gear I’ll be using next weekend hiking The Österlen Circle Trail

I only have sections 11 - 14 to do to complete hiking the Skåneleden Trail 3: Ås till åsleden, but I just don't have enough time this weekend. So instead I'll be doing The Österlen circle trail, which actually incorporates the last section 14 of Skåneleden Trail 3. This will be a bonus anyway because I'll be able to check …

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