Tour of 2018 – Day 28, August 23rd 2018

Camp at Stuor Kärpel Woke up already 5:30 and managed to go back to sleep until 7:00, had a few short and rather mellow rain showers during the night and early morning. After my first coffee the rain had stopped and I wiped off the tent. Just after 8am I began packing up my stuff…Read more Tour of 2018 – Day 28, August 23rd 2018

Tour of 2018 – Day 26, August 21st 2018

Camp at Gautelishytta Another day I woke up early and snuck into the cabin at 7 am when I had heard that the only other guest also was up already. Picking a break between the rain showers to wipe my tent and bring it inside to dry ensured that I could pack everything the way…Read more Tour of 2018 – Day 26, August 21st 2018

Tour of 2018 – Day 25, August 20th 2018

Camp at the Hukejaure cabin The day started like yesterday ended, rain and wind. During most of the night, the rough wind shook the tent and there were several long and heavy rain showers, making it hard to sleep well. So grateful for the separate gear shed that let me keep all the wet stuff…Read more Tour of 2018 – Day 25, August 20th 2018

Tour of 2018 – Day 24, August 19th 2018

Camp just north of Viddjajavri Wow, I’m so grateful to be dry and warm, this day was really rough weather wise. Started out being quite nice, I had to wipe the tent twice in the morning due to a short rain shower, yet then I could start the hike just shy of 9:30 wearing my…Read more Tour of 2018 – Day 24, August 19th 2018

Tour of 2018 – Day 23, August 18th 2018

Camp just north of Teusajaure cabin I woke up really early, just shy of 5:30, and started getting all my stuff together. The tent had some condensation from the night and I hung it outside to dry completely. Before breakfast, I had everything packed and ready to go, the food and gas I got in…Read more Tour of 2018 – Day 23, August 18th 2018

Tour of 2018 – Day 22, August 17th 2018

Camp at Saltoluokta Being more than half a day ahead of schedule due to the weather, I had decided on beforehand to take one day completely off here in Saltoluokta. My rest day started with the breakfast buffet they serve every morning between 7 and 9, what a treat to have eggs, cheese, ham, and…Read more Tour of 2018 – Day 22, August 17th 2018

Tour of 2018 – Day 21, August 16th 2018

Camp at Saltoluokta mountain station Once again I woke up early to the sound of rain falling on the tent, the weather had changed completely overnight and the beautiful clear evening last night had been replaced by thick fog and rain. Thankfully it stopped raining while I was going through my morning routine, still, the…Read more Tour of 2018 – Day 21, August 16th 2018

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 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