Monthly Archives: July 2013

Gear Reflections: Nordlandsruta 2013

A quick summary, 13 nights out of which 3 were spent in huts, distance covered 335 kms, with a total ascent of 10 000 m. Conditions were generally wet, windy with a mixture of wet and rocky ground. I have … Continue reading

Posted in Clothing, Gear, Jetboil, Nordlandsruta, Tarptent, Tarptent Moment DW | 26 Comments

Slip, slip slipping away: A review of the inov-8 315 shoes

I have been a long term user of inov-8 shoes, firstly the Flyrocs then the 370/390 boots and more recently the 288 boots and the 315 shoes. I have tried Terrocs, but the heel cup does not work for me. On my … Continue reading

Posted in Footwear, Gear, Lapland, Nordlandsruta | 17 Comments

Nordlandsruta: A few reflections.

Some facts: Trip length of 335 kilometres over 14 days with a total ascent of over 10000 metres. Days of sunshine 4; days of rain “the rest”. Bugs, generally okay, in part due to the windy conditions. The most used … Continue reading

Posted in M.Zuiko 40-150 mm, M.ZUIKO 9-18mm, Nordlandsruta, Olympus E-P2 | 20 Comments