The Kungsleden 2019 – The Video!

If you fancy watching the Kungsleden video that I've put together, you may want to do so with a nice brew and a chocolate digestive. It's about 20 minutes long, but set to some First Aid Kit music - which is always a bonus! And with guest appearances by Matt Holland, Peter Dixon and Lee … Continue reading The Kungsleden 2019 – The Video!

The St. Olavsleden – The Planning Stage

For a while, my close friends have known that I was planning on going to the States next summer and hiking the Colorado Trail. I love the States and have visited countless times to do many short backpacking trips, in a whole variety of mountain areas. Added to that, my parents lived over there - … Continue reading The St. Olavsleden – The Planning Stage

The Kungsleden, August/September 2019 – Part Two

Kvikkjokk To Abisko, 20 Days Setting off from Kvikkjokk for the northern half of the Trail, felt totally different. Not only was Geoff finally starting to feel much better, our jumping forward had given us extra spare days. We were now planning two zero days at Saltoluokta and Salka, and had three more spare on … Continue reading The Kungsleden, August/September 2019 – Part Two

The Kungsleden, August/September 2019 – Part One

Hemavan to Kvikkjokk, 9 days Final approach into Oslo - the first of three flights that would eventually have us arriving in Hemavan. The plane had just descended through a low bank of cloud and we were gazing out of the window, waiting to see us cross the runway threshold. In a second, everything changed. … Continue reading The Kungsleden, August/September 2019 – Part One