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
Meals and hot drinks are always highlights of any tour and we need a stove to prepare them. There are countless different stoves available in the market, yet the wood fired ones are really only workable in forest areas and often too large and heavy to carry on a hike. Therefore I limit this article…Read more Stoves
07:15 Camp at the most northern small lake in the valley west of Unna Ruskkas It's been a cold night, I've been wrapped up in my sleeping bag wearing t-shirt and socks and still never got really warm. The wind and rain stopped at some point during the second part of the night and it…Read more Day 19 – August 15th 2017
07:30 STF Fjällstation Ritsem Woke up early enough to make the 07:45 boat and still decided against it. No wind tonight led to a lot of moisture in the tent and I want to let it air out decently. At the same time it's good to have extra time to reorganize the gear, I need to…Read more Day 8 – August 4th 2017
07:50 Hukejaure cabin Woke up before 07:00 which gives me just short of nine hours sleep again, I really feel rested waking up here in the mountains. Even if I don't sleep through entirely but wake up several times during the night, this seems to fit my personal rhythm rather well! Yesterday I noticed my…Read more Day 7 – August 3rd 2017
07:00 Camp near the peak of Smallerienpass Turned out the weather forecast was right, which only makes me even more grateful for the fabulous evening I enjoyed in this place. Shorty after I slipped into my sleeping bag I heard drops starting to fall on the tent, continuing on and off all night I slept rather…Read more Day 5 – August 1st 2017
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!
Let me be up front with You... No videos here - nope, not even one... No pics either... Just probably the most lovely information so far if You´d like to try out the Swedish Mountains in style 😀 As You might already guessed typing isn´t my favorite way to communicate so rest assure I think this…Read more Off the Grid Hiker Live, and a Pilot Trip that´s double deadly!
Bring Fruit for Energy & Taste For me there are two reasons to bring some dried fruit on a hike, energy and taste. The first is pretty obvious as sometimes we have to do some energy intense parts and need the more fast paced sugar fuel. And fruit is also a treat than can be…Read more Fruits
Bring Vegetables for Nutrition & Variety Dehydrating veggies is easiest using a dehydrator, most just don't do well with the heat in the oven. Some ovens can be set at low enough temperature while most can't and therefore will burn the more delicate veggies. This can actually be a good thing when drying onions as…Read more Veggies