I did it. I bought a new tent. It took some months of saving, a few test runs with my old tent (to make sure I still liked camping solo) and a lot of comparing. But two weeks ago was THE day: I went out to my local outdoor shop and bought the Hilleberg Akto … Continue reading Gear: Hilleberg Akto 1 pers tent
My departure date for the Fjällräven Classic is approaching rapidly and I've spent the better part of last week packing, unpacking and repacking my bag. It's been I while since I've set off on an adventure by myself and this one feels special somehow. More on this event: Summer hike: Fjällräven Classic, Fjällräven Classic: the hike and … Continue reading Fjällräven Classic: getting ready & packing list
I hope that by now it is clear that I love hiking and the outdoors in general, but sometimes hiking all the way just isn’t realistic. That's where my campervan comes into play. I’ll admit she is not the most charming van in the world, but she does the trick for us. Before this one … Continue reading Have you met… my van?
Everyone who ever packed a bag for a hike or backpacking trip knows the pain and joy of packing. I must have packed, re-packed and packed again for about 15 times before I was satisfied. As I explained previously, I left for my first hike in kind of a rush. It's not as if I … Continue reading What was in my pack? (Wales Coast Path)