Category Archives: Aarn

What works for me: Rucksacks, backpacks

When I first started backpacking with the Boy Scouts I carried a pack, but I cannot recall what it was. But I do recall my first A framed pack which was similar to this one. I recall happily using this … Continue reading

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Hallandsleden: Ätran to Knäred

Niels from Backpackinglight Dk, and myself set of on a trip along the Hallandsleden. The trail links the Coast to Coast Trail in Skåne, with the Bohusleden and forms part of the North Sea Trail. After 3 buses, 2 trains, … Continue reading

Posted in Aarn, Hallandsleden, M.Zuiko 17 mm, M.ZUIKO 45 mm, Olympus E-P2 | 12 Comments

Lesson learnt in Gribskov

I had been hoping to get away for a couple of days but various distractions put paid to that plan. However, a window of opportunity opened, or was blown open with the passing of the last big storm. I was … Continue reading

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Blokhus to Hantsholm, along the Nordsøstien

In what is becoming an annual event I set off for the West Coast of Denmark, the planned route started in Blokhus a popular tourist area in northern Jutland and concluded in Hantsholm a large fishing and ferry port further … Continue reading

Posted in Aarn, Coastal Walking, Denmark, GoLIte, M.ZUIKO 45 mm, M.ZUIKO 9-18mm, Nordsøstien, Olympus E-P2 | 18 Comments

Gear Reflections Lapland 2011

I thought I would describe the gear I used and how it performed for this instalment of the report of my trip along the Nordkalottleden. The final report on the trip will appear soon.  Packing Aarn Natural Balance The Aarn … Continue reading

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Some Changes

A look at the weather for the first week of my trip will tell you that it is going to be damp, with little breeze, probably misty and maybe cool. So I have begun to realise that I maybe wearing wet weather gear all day for … Continue reading

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Gear List Lapland 2011

After a considerable amount of time spent playing around with gear ideas, the list for my trip from Kvikkjokk to Abisko along the Nordkalotten (or Nordkalottleden) Trail in Lapland is pretty much settled, and the good news it will all … Continue reading

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