Camp at Vassajavri Turned out none of us slept any good at that last camp, personally, I woke up repeatedly and in the first half of the night never went deep enough to notice I actually slept at all... Only a look at the clock told me how much time had past. It rained rather…Read more Tour of 2018 – Day 4, July 30th 2018
Camp at bridge over Vierrojohka We went to bed early last night and everyone was probably asleep by 9pm, I know for sure that I was. The frenzy of the last week before departing obviously had caught up with me when I started relaxing out here in nature! Slept super well and woke up just…Read more Tour of 2018 – Day 3, July 29th 2018
Camp at Nissonvaggijohka This was another great hiking day with amazing weather, actually the sun woke me up at 5am and I had to get out of the sleeping bag to cool down and fall back to sleep. Next I woke at 6:20, got out of the tent and was met by the unexpected sight…Read more Tour of 2018 – Day 2, July 28th 2018
Camp at Cuonjajavri A day of travel, it turned out that there were no really good connections from Kiruna that fitted our arrival from Stockholm, ARN, and we ended up spending over 3.5h in Kiruna. The day started a little challenging with one from the group sleeping in, yet our driver was super friendly and…Read more Tour of 2018 – Day 1, July 27th 2018
In March of 2018 I conducted a short experiment with going on a hike while fasting, the hike itself is described Here: Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 In this article I want to clarify what led up to the decision to hike fasted and how I prepared for the experiment. So, if You been…Read more Hiking while fasting!
Ok, first things first - lets decide if You want to be primarily fat or carb fueled as this changes the game of planning Your trip and choosing Your foods. Chose fat and You can carry food for a lot many more days, go with carbs and You need to plan for visiting a store…Read more Food Planning
Wow, I slept so much better than last night having solved the pillow issue. I just folded up my pants and put them in the tent cover and this worked remarkably well. Feeling really rested I still had a slow and easy morning before departing just before 8:30. Knowing I did 6km more than planned…Read more Day 3 – March 25th 2018
Midday break after about 4.5 hours hike with just some water breaks. Close to the villages I’ve seen a few cars and people working on the farms and in the fields, yet I met no one on the trail and haven’t spoke to anyone either. The night was ok, I spent almost 10 hours in…Read more Day 2 – March 24th 2018
After driving around some to find a trail head with reasonably decent parking space, I finally started the hike from Aspradi along the road to Stradovuoni at 1:30PM. Going for approximately 1.5 hours, mostly on gravel yet some dirt roads and paved stretches, took me to Kornos picnic area where I could sit in the…Read more Day 1 – March 23rd 2018
Just under three weeks from now I start a hike that´s developed into a "N=1 scientific experiment", meaning we do a study of just one subject, me! I go into the north Swedish mountains for 4 weeks carrying all my provisions from start to be able to control nutrition and consume only ketogenic food. In…Read more Keto Hiker is becoming a reality!