Category: backpacking

A little secret

I’m going to fill you in on a little secret, something that has been in progress for sometime and only now am I starting to accept it. It all started about 6 months ago and […]

Snowy arctic paradise and gear failure hell

I felt the warmth on my face as the afternoon sun crept through the mountain ridges, my body hot from from the layers of winter clothing and the gore-tex jacket and pants keeping all the […]

The UL Jacket – Essential gear for any backpacker

I once wrote an article a long time ago about the ultralight wind jacket and how I felt it was the single most important piece of gear for any backpacking regardless of your weight preferences. […]

Trip report: The Laugavegur trail day 4

Emstrur (Botnar) to Þórsmörk — 15 km, estimated walking time 6-7 hrs, 300m net descent — Again, I was left breathless by the amazing hike. Glaciers, desert, rivers, mountains and forest all within a 15 […]

The Laugavegur trail day 1

Sometimes it takes me a while to finally get around to doing a trip report. I am working on this as an ebook instead as I can really get the pictures and album to flow […]

Gear for sale

It’s about that time of year for me to go through my gear closet and start cleaning out what I need and don’t need for my coming trips. I can ship to just about anywhere […]

Planning for a walk across Sarek

It’s time for me to start committing to this years (2017!?!) trips.. While I have a couple of smaller 4-5 day trips coming up, winter adventure and a week in the USA. The big trip […]

Is ultralight right for you?

I have a lot of readers on this blog, some for recipes, others for my posts on minimalism and still a bit more for photography. But the the majority of my readers are here because […]

Peanut butter fudge

These peanut butter fudge cubes are amazing. If your looking for quick energy on the trail, or body fat increasers, love handle expanders, these peanut butter fudge bars will do the trick.

Banana muesli crunch

This is by far my favorite breakfast on the trail. It’s a bit more of a process at home, but the mixture will last for about 7 days on the trail and provides excellent energy […]