DeLorme inReach SE Satellite Communicator

The DeLorme inReach satellite communicator sends and receives messages anywhere in the world. You can trigger an SOS in case of an emergency and communicate back and forth with a 24/7 search and rescue monitoring center. It weighs 195 g and has 100 hours of battery life. I purchased my unit in September 2017. I paid …

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 …

Kungsleden August 2018 update including dehydrating and vacuum packing my meals

A couple of things have changed since I published this blog titled "The King’s Trail – Kungsleden – Artic Sweden – Planning Update" back in March this year. I waited until the end of May 2018 before I purchased my tickets. I was able to buy the train ticket going up to Abisko,  but the return trip …

The King’s Trail – Kungsleden – Artic Sweden – Planning Update

Kungsleden August 2018 plans and thoughts Total = 130 km including summit of Kebnekaise This is my planned agenda. No train tickets are purchased yet. All plans are subject to change. I have to wait until the end of May before the train tickets are available which is roughly three months before the start of my …

The King’s Trail (Kungsleden) Artic Sweden

In a previous post in November last year I wrote that I would be participating in the Fjällräven Classic Sweden 2018 but I’ve changed my mind about doing it. I won’t be participating in this event now. Instead, I will be heading up there one week or so before and hiking my own hike without the 2000 participants of …

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