Monthly Archives: July 2010

Along the Nordkalottleden: Gear Review

My gear list was published prior to departure on the trip, however, there were a few late additions to the pack including a book (300 gms) waterproof carry case for the camera and an extra meal, so my pack weight … Continue reading

Posted in Aarn, Gear, Nordkalotten Trail, Olympus E-P2, Shelters, Wood Stoves | 18 Comments

Along the Nordkalottleden Part 3: Jerta to Kilipsjärvi

After a windy night, it was quieter in the morning (however morning is defined when it is never dark) Whilst it was light inside the tent, I was not completely sure if the fog had lifted, I looked outside and … Continue reading

Posted in Finland, Lapland, Nordkalotten Trail, Norway, Olympus E-P2, Sweden | 13 Comments

Along the Nordkalottleden Part 2: Gaskashytta to Jerta

I awoke around 4 am and realised how light it was, a quick peek out the door and I noticed the blue sky so I swung the door back and lay back down to enjoy the view, after all it … Continue reading

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Björkliden to Kilipsjärvi: Part 1. Björkliden to Gaskashytta

The trip was the culmination of 12 months of planning after unexpected changes in 2009. I had decided to change the direction for transport reasons to a South to North trip along the Nordkalottleden. I travelled by XJ 2000 from … Continue reading

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Along the Nordkalottleden: Björkliden to Kilipsjärvi

I am back from a fanatastic trip. It will take me a few days for me to come to terms with everything I have seen heard and experienced in so many ways. There are many photos and notes to sort … Continue reading

Posted in Lapland, Nordkalotten Trail, Olympus E-P2 | 11 Comments