Camønoen and Møn (The Camøno Trail) – a guide for non-Danish speaking people

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. …

The Vargo BOT-700 and my custom made Pothugger titanium windshield 175 g including burner and baseplate

I published a review about the Vargo BOT-700 back in February 2019. The review was based on using the Vargo BOT-700 together with a gas stove. I have used the Vargo BOT-700 since September 2018. However, after expressing concerns about issues with burning food, I decided to contact Norman at Stormin Stove Systems to help …

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 …

Trip Planning for Tavelsjöleden and European Trail Days 2020

May 29-31, 2020 I'll be attending the first ever European Trail Days which will be held just outside Umeå, Sweden. Before the event I'll be hiking the 42 km Tavelsjöleden Trail which starts in Umeå and stretches up to Lake Tavelsjö in the north-west. Apparently I should keep an eye open for the mythical Tavelsjö …