Lightweight Backpacking the Farum Lake Loop

New YouTube Video I have a need to get out and experience the outdoors at least once a month. There are no mountain ranges in Denmark like our neighbouring countries are blessed with. I miss the mountains. I grew up in Australia surrounded by mountains and vast coastlines. Because of covid-19 restrictions I didn’t hike …

An Autumn Camp in the HMG Ultamid 2

I parked the car at Farum train station and then hiked south-east 5 km along the shore of lake Furesø until I located a nice location for the night. Wild camping is permitted here. The trail is called Mølleåstien (The Mill Stream Path). Mølleådalen (Mill Stream Valley) is part of a large branched valley system …

Hyperlite Mountain Gear Ultamid 2 – Ultralight Pyramid Tent

My HMG Ultamid 2 is constructed with DCF8 Dyneema® Composite Fabrics (formerly Cuben Fiber) and I use it with a Half Insert made with a DCF11 floor. My flysheet weighs 528 grams while the half insert comes in at 422 grams which gives a total weight of 950 grams. The weight includes perimeter guy lines …

The Gendarme Trail (Gendarmstien)

The Gendarme Trail (Gendarmstien) is a 84 km trail along the Danish-German border from Padborg to Skovby. The “gendarmes” patrolled across the cliffs, through the lush forests and the along the rocky beaches. Their job was to catch smugglers who were illegally trafficking goods in and out of Denmark to avoid paying customs duty from …

Camøno Trail (Camønoen) – Stages 1 and 2

The name Camønoen is inspired by the Camino de Santiago, which is an ancient pilgrimage route to the shrine of the apostle Saint James in the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia in northwestern Spain. On Møn, Nyord and Bogø islands the Camønoen consists of 10 stages with a total length of 174 kilometers. …

Skåneleden SL1 Sections 5, 6 & 6A (Breanäsleden) – Sibbhult Round Trip

"Before heading off to bed I placed all my garbage down in the shelter by the lake so no wild boar would find my camp interesting in the middle of the night. However, it turned out that something or better said someone else would invade my camp later at midnight ..." Day 1 - Friday …

Hiking Køge Stream Path in the HMG Ultamid 2 including packing list

Køge Å Stien or Køge Stream Path is a 22 km long cycle and footpath that follows Køge Å (Køge Stream) from Køge to Borup. The trail is only a half hour drive in a car south from Copenhagen. I have hiked this trail two times and in both accounts I started at Borup and …

Skåneleden Trail SL2 Sections 19 and 20 Flip-Flop

Genarp to Snogeholm to Genarp - 55 km in 24 hours Saturday May 18th 2019 Leaving home at 07:20 am I drove my car through the tunnel under the Øresund sound and then over the bridge between Denmark and Sweden. At 8:15 am I arrived at Genarp where I continued to drive through town until …

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