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 Skjoldunge Trail Day Hike in Denmark

Hiking with IG @instajuanf from Hvalsø to Roskilde 36 km day hike on the Skjoldunge Trail The Skjoldunge Trails are natural hiking trails that all pass through Gammel Lejre, where they continue to Hvalsø, Roskilde, Gevninge and Osted. Stretching over 40 km, they traverse impressive natural and historical landscapes. https://www.instagram.com/p/CDqvBJsFpQJ/ Skjoldungerne is, according to legend, …

The North Coast Path (Nordkyststien) – a cycle and walking path?

The North Coast Path (Nordkyststien) is a 66 kilometer long cycle and walking (this is debatable) route from Helsingør to Hundested where you follow the beautiful North Zealand coast, also called the Danish Riviera. On this one day hike I cover 37 km from Helsingør to Rågeleje. I don't follow exactly the official bike trail …

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 …

Packing list and post hike gear review for the Archipelago Trail – base weight 4.4 kg

My base weight for my Hiking the Archipelago Trail on Ærø Island in Denmark adventure last month was 4.4 kg and pack weight totalled 6.2 kg. The total skin out weight (pack weight + clothing worn) was just over 8 kg. The base weight includes just under 400 grams of photography equipment. Below, standing at the …

Hiking the Archipelago Trail on Ærø Island in Denmark

The Archipelago Trail (Øhavsstien) is 220 km long and one of Denmark’s longest hiking routes, encircling the South Fyn Archipelago. The entire area of the Archipelago consisting of South Fyn and the islands of Langeland and Ærø makes up a typical and distinctive ice age landscape. On this hike I am joined by fellow Instagrammer …

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