Tour of 2018 – Day 16, August 11th 2018

Camp on the eastern slope of Gisuris Back off the grid again! After getting an interview for the cabin host series, I left Akka cabin at 10 am and headed down the Padjelanta trail towards Kisuris. As usual, the trail was nice, soft and easy to walk! About 1.5h into the hike I changed into…Read more Tour of 2018 – Day 16, August 11th 2018

Tour of 2018 – Day 15, August 10th 2018

Akka cabin This has been a real rest day for me, slept in until almost 8am and, after taking down the tent, spent most of the am inside the cabin. Taking care of equipment, chatting with other hikers, drinking coffee and tea, and just resting. I totally needed this! The boat left at 2 pm…Read more Tour of 2018 – Day 15, August 10th 2018

Tour of 2018 – Day 13, August 8th 2018

Camp at the bridge west of Ubmasvarasj What a pleasant morning at Røysvatnhyttene, I slept in until about 8 am and enjoyed quite a few lazy hours in and around the cabin. Weather was sunny with a light breeze and it was very nice to sit outside with a cup of coffee just reading a book.…Read more Tour of 2018 – Day 13, August 8th 2018

Tour of 2018 – Day 12, August 7th 2018

Camp at Røysvatnhyttene Well, my restful night inside the cabin turned out to be everything else but as expected. I woke up at 00:15 by the loud noises of people arriving, turned out that a group of 8-10 people just came in and intended to start cooking. After asking them twice to keep the noise…Read more Tour of 2018 – Day 12, August 7th 2018

Tour of 2018 – Day 11, August 6th 2018

Pauro cabin After a rain-free early morning, the weather turned and rain shower after rain shower filled the morning hours. I spent more time than planned in the cabin and only left at 11 am when it looked like the rain had passed. No need to start a hiking day with rain if not absolutely…Read more Tour of 2018 – Day 11, August 6th 2018

Tour of 2018 – Day 10, August 5th 2018

Sitashyttene For once I’m actually writing this sitting inside of a cabin, I just finished dinner and enjoy a cup of coffee and some 90% dark chocolate. Got up this morning at quarter to 7 am after almost 11h in the sleeping bag, my body needed rest and it was raining in the early morning…Read more Tour of 2018 – Day 10, August 5th 2018

Tour of 2018 – Day 9, August 4th 2018

Camp below the southern mouth of Dolbotvagge This day had a theme of walking on rocks and covering elevation, most of the tour happened in higher altitudes, over 900m, and involved a lot of stepping from rock to rock. I started at 990m, went down to 630m, up to 1270, down to 1100, up again…Read more Tour of 2018 – Day 9, August 4th 2018

Tour of 2018 – Day 8, August 3rd 2018

Camp near Storsteynshytta Woke up early and just stayed in my sleeping bag as I didn’t want to disturb the guests inside the cabin. Turned out I should have followed my first instinct and packed everything up - minutes after 6 am it started to rain heavily. Not until 8 the rain lightened enough to…Read more Tour of 2018 – Day 8, August 3rd 2018