Monthly Archives: August 2014

What works for me: Freeze Dried Meals

I was first introduced to freeze dried meals in the late 1960’s when a New Zealand company Alliance Freeze Dried meals first released Freeze Dried meat products. If I recall correctly they were okay but more importantly they enabled the … Continue reading

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Back to Sweden: Čuhnojåka to Čuhčajavri

Prior to retiring, Chris and I had agreed to leave together at around 9 the next morning. A little bit more about Chris’s gear, he was not using a Hilleberg tent but a Tatonka look alike (Narvik) also he was … Continue reading

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Katterjåkk to Čuhnojåka

I arrived at Kiruna airport and having collected my HMG Porter I waited for bus 91 which would take me to Katterjåkk, a town close to the border with Norway. My first surprise was the need to pay in cash, … Continue reading

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Reflecting on my walk from Kebnekaise Fjällstation to Nikkaluokta

I am back from what has been perhaps my most enjoyable trip above the arctic circle. Over the coming weeks I will write up the trip, sift through the photos and of course provide comments on gear usage. For those … Continue reading

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