Tour of 2018 – Day 17, August 12th 2018

 Camp at Skarja Wow, what a night! It started raining around 4:30 pm yesterday and kept pouring down more or less intense the entire night and morning. Finally, shortly after 11 am the rain started to subside and minutes later I could wipe off the majority of the water from the rain fly. Just after…Read more Tour of 2018 – Day 17, August 12th 2018

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 14, August 9th 2018

Camp at Ritsem Woke up rather early around 6 am, felt rested and ready to start the day. The sky was cloudy and looked like it would rain later so I wiped off the tent first thing and let the rest of the moisture blow away in the wind while getting through my morning routine…Read more Tour of 2018 – Day 14, August 9th 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