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

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