I’ll be hiking in Thy National Park later this month

North Sea Trail (Vestkyststien) On Friday March 31st I'll be heading to Hanstholm on the west coast of Denmark. I'm planning a 3 day hike starting at the harbour at Hanstholm and finishing 50 km south at Nørre Vorupør. It will take about 4 hours to drive from Copenhagen to the start. The first section is therefore only about …

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

I wanted to explore more of this area in the South of Sweden before I moved on to other areas. This hike stretched over  two days with a one night stopover. It involved some good distance for the daylight hours I had available and some interesting "bush whacking" as well. total base weight 6.5 kg total …

Skåneleden Trail SL1 Section 3 (which is also Blekingeleden Trail stage 3), section 3A (the old discontinued section) and section 4 – Raslången and Halen Lakes

total base weight 5.2 kg total pack weight 7.8 kg Total distance 41.4 km Day 1 - Friday 14th October 2016 Bökestad to Fuglabacken 3.3 km I drove by car from Copenhagen on Friday at lunch time and arrived at the Bökestad Shelter parking area at 3:30 pm. I only had a short 3.3 km …

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 …

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 …

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