Skåneleden Trail SL3 Sections 1 and 2 – Krika skog to Åstorp

The Skåneleden Trail is over 1000 km long divided into 5 separate trails with 89 sections through the countryside of Skåne. total base weight 5 kg total pack weight 6.8 kg Day 1 - Saturday September 10th 2016 Klippan to Krika skog 7.6 km I departed Denmark for Sweden on the train at 12:30 pm. …

The Gendarme Trail (Gendarmstien)

74 km trail along the Danish-German border from Padborg to Høruphav total base weight 6.4 kg total pack weight 10.4 kg The official website in Danish or German is here. On the German site you can use the translate button and view it in English. The digital map including a GPX file, which can be …

Preparations for The Gendarme Trail on Friday

4 day hike On Friday I'll be heading over to Padborg, Denmark to hike the 74 km coastal backpacking route along the Danish-German border from Padborg to Høruphav. The Gendarme Trail is one of Denmark's most beautiful coastal hiking routes. I'll be joining a group of 14 and we'll be walking the distance over 4 …

Wolf Peach Trail Down Under

Why use Wolf Peach for a trail name? The Bayview Conservation Area: Main Day-use Area and Trailhead was once used to grow tomatoes. The story of “Wolf Peach” stems from European folklore. When the tomato was first introduced, it was widely considered poisonous. Aristocrats dined on pewter; the acid in tomatoes reacted with the metal, …

Himmelbjerget Ruten – High Route

This route is not strictly the Himmelbjerget ruten because the northern and southern track actually covers all the high points of the surrounding Silkeborg lake area diverting from Himmelbjerget ruten. Denmark might not be a land comprising mountainous landscape but don't be fooled, this route offers some challenging climbs and beautiful views. I hike with …

Skåneleden Trail SL3 Sections 2, 3 and 4 – Söderåsen Nationalpark

Pack weight 7.8 kg Friday May 20th 2016 I did this same section of the trail back in January this year only the other way around and different camp sites. This time we took the train from Copenhagen central at 14:00 pm to Klippan station in Sweden arriving at about 16:30 pm. We then hiked …

Himmelbjerget Ruten – hiking around the Silkeborg lakes

The hiking route, Himmelbjerget Ruten, runs from Ry Station along the northern side of the Himmelbjerg Lakes to Silkeborg Station and from here south of the lakes to Himmelbjerget. Halfway along this stretch you can get across the lakes on a solar-powered passenger ferry. Himmelbjerget was acquired for the Danish people by King Christian VIII …

Skåneleden Trail SL1 parts of section 3 (which is also Blekingeleden Trail stage 3), section 3A (the old discontinued section) and section 4

Pack weight 8.8 kg Friday April 15th 2016 We meet at Bökestad parking area at 3pm. The drive from Copenhagen takes about 2.5 hours. The first stage takes us along the SL1 trail from Bökestad to an area near Bäen and about 5-6km. This is a primitive camping area with no facilities and is not …

Mill Stream Path (Mølleåstien) – Farum to Buresø

Total pack weight 9 kg including food and 1 ltr water Saturday March 5th 2016 Not far from home is the Mølleådalen region which was created in the last ice age. Stretching from Furesø to where Mølleådalen runs into Øresund. The hike starts at Farum train station at 11:00 am. We hike on gravel and …

%d bloggers like this: