Monthly Archives: May 2011

Odds and Ends

Like many other walkers I spend time looking at gear, weighing gear, compiling a spreadsheet, reading other blogs and other online services and collecting information some of which sounds useful and some maybe not. The aim, of course, is to … Continue reading

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The tale of two shelters

As I commence my planning for Lapland 2011, my mind turns to shelters. Last year I took my Stephenson Warmlite and I was happy with it, but with a total weight of 1400 grams, I felt that I could go … Continue reading

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Afternoon Walk in Jonstrup Vang

I had been sitting at the computer too long so I decided to head off for a short walk in Jonstrup Vang (part of Hareskov) It was¬†breezy¬†and cool with the sun occasionally out, I was firstly taken by the stillness … Continue reading

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Aarn Featherlite Freedom

I own a 2009 model Aarn Featherlite Freedom and for me it is an ideal pack, why I hear you ask? Aarn packs are well known for their front Balance pockets which are intended to offset of the weight of … Continue reading

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Appalachian Trail Reflections: North Adams MA to Manchester VT

For a while I was working in New York which afforded me the chance to walk sections of the Appalachian Trail (AT), over the coming weeks I will publish my reflections on the special trips along the AT, for those … Continue reading

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