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Trip report: Southern kingstrail, Sweden part 1

How do I describe a trip like the Southern kings trail? I have been thinking about this now for over two weeks since I’ve been back and one term keeps coming back to me “magnificent shithole”.  I know it’s not very descriptive, but it is literally the only phrase I could think of. Southern kings trail this time of the year in late September was by far one of the most challenging trails I have ever hiked. In fact I honestly can’t remember the last time I just wanted to throw in the towel and go home in the middle of a trail. However after two straight days of just hiking in freezing cold muddy marshes, losing my shoes in the mud and at time knee deep swamp, I was ready to go home.  Read More

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Hike planning and mountain hikes near Stockholm Part. 1

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For this entry I am doing things a little differently. Normally I just do all my planning without anybody understanding how I go about things. Then on my site a few pictures show up and nobody gets any smarter. So I decided I want to share my entire planning phase inorder to hopefully help others in their trips. A window, as you will, into the large open landscape between my two ears… .  Read More

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Inspiration timelapse, pics and more.. or something like that

I needed some last minute inspiration to finish up my book on being an ultralight bad-ass, so I took a 15 kilometer hike through Tyresta national park here in Stockholm. It was lovely as I went off trail and let myself get lost, started to get dark and in the forest, dark means near pitch black. Really gets the senses working on full blast as I didn’t want to use a lamp.. I just wanted to be lost and feel a little fright.

Me in my usual outdoor clothes.. Looking rather outdoorsy…   Read More

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Etapp 6.1 Sörmlandsleden

2467309Elina and Alexander took on ikea and I decided to go on a nice Sunday walk. This was an excellent day out with the sun shining and the temperature at around 15 degrees celcius. This wrapped up e-tapp 6.1 and parts of 6.0 on Sörmlandsleden. Actual distance is closer to 15 kilometers, I started tracking late. This e-tapp starts in Flemingberg (huddinge stockholm) and makes it way down to crossing towards Paradis. Read More