Monthly Archives: July 2012

Gear used along the Nordkalottruta

The following comments are my reflections on the use of the gear over the 11 day period of which 9 nights were spent camped out. HMG Porter Pack The HMG Porter is an excellent pack, and it carried the 16 … Continue reading

Posted in Clothing, Footwear, Gear, HMG Porter, Kalottireitti, Lapland, Nordkalotten Trail, Nordkalottruta, Pacer Poles, Tarptent Notch | 8 Comments

Along the Kalottiretti: Kilpisjärvi to Kopmajoki

Mark has already provided his version of the trip so it is now left to me to provide the alternative story.   As we climbed away from Kilpisjärvi I looked back towards the three borders remembering back 2 years ago when … Continue reading

Posted in Kalottiretti, Lapland, M.ZUIKO 9-18mm, Nordkalottruta, Olympus E-P2 | 2 Comments

The tale of 2 Jetboil Sol Ti’s

As Mark has already indicated we set off from Kilpisjärvi and after a 3 hour walk we arrived at Saarijärvi and setup camp before sitting down to cook. As soon as Mark had taken out his new Jetboil Sol ti … Continue reading

Posted in Gear, Jetboil, Stoves | 27 Comments

Nordkalotteleden, Kalottireitti, Nordkalottruta: The final section.

I have now completed the final leg of the Kalottireitti (Nordkalottruta) between Kilpisjärvi and Kautokeino. Over the coming weeks I will write a trip report, gear report, the tale of two jetboil sol ti’s, reflections on gear appropriate for the … Continue reading

Posted in Kalottireitti, Nordkalotten Trail, Nordkalottruta | 6 Comments