Tour of 2018 – Day 20, August 15th 2018

Camp along the Kungsleden 5km North Sitojaure Again I wake up early, and again to the sound of raindrops falling on the tent. Not very alarming at 6 am, I’m in no hurry to leave, yet looking out and seeing I’m literally camping in the clouds at 1100m was a little more disturbing. As I…Read more Tour of 2018 – Day 20, August 15th 2018

Tour of 2018 – Day 19, August 14th 2018

Camp at the creek junction west of Gierdogiesjtjåhkkå Finally, a day when the weather once more was playing nicely and invited both to a midday stop and going a little farther than I originally planned. After the early stop yesterday I woke up already at 5 am, spending the next half hour or so in…Read more Tour of 2018 – Day 19, August 14th 2018

Tour of 2018 – Day 18, August 13th 2018

Camp at Rapa Ätno I woke up rather early around 6 am after just 9 hours in my sleeping bag, no real rain during the night and I slept fairly undisturbed. Stayed still for some time to not disturb people nearby and a good half hour later I started my day with reading and a…Read more Tour of 2018 – Day 18, August 13th 2018

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 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 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