Category Archives: M.Zuiko 40-150 mm

Čuhčajavri to Nikkaluokta, the end.

As always I awoke early, with the plan for the day descending to the Kungsleden and then climbing up along the Sinnijohka the Sinnivaggi and camp high from which I could set out the following day to climb Kebnekaise then … 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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Tin Mine Cove to Five Mile Beach: A wander across northern Wilsons Promontory

It was many years ago that I first visited the Northern end of Wilson Promontory. My first trip in the mid 60’s was with a group of scouts and we walked out along the 5 mile road then to the … Continue reading

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E6: Roskilde to Kastrup

One of my interests is to hike all the European Walking trails which pass through Denmark including the E1 and E6. Now, these trails do not pass through remote wilderness here in Denmark, but each have their own surprises as … Continue reading

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Coast to Coast Sweden: Smålandstenar to Varberg

  I first became aware of Jörgen and his lightweight hiking website in 2009 and met him in 2010 on the Scandinavian bloggers meet up in Vålådalen. Jörgen is an experienced and well travelled UL hiker having hiked in the Swedish Mountains, as … Continue reading

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