Category Archives: Clothing

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

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

Western Mountaineering Flash Vest

I am a great believer in down for warmth and also appreciate the quality of Western Mountaineering sleeping bags and clothing. Last year on my trip in Lapland along the Nordkalottleden I used a Western Mountaineering Megalite sleeping bag which … Continue reading

Posted in Clothing, Hallandsleden, Sleeping | 11 Comments

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

Posted in Aarn, Clothing, Food, Gear, Nordkalotten Trail | 6 Comments