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 …