Hiking the Fjällräven Classic Sweden

The blog entry you’re about to read is mostly about the organizational part of the Fjällräven Classic event as I experienced it as a participant and not about the hike itself. If you want to learn more about the Kungsleden trail itself, there will another article about this soon. So, after having bought the ticket…

Hiking to Trolltunga

Norway-Trolltunga A Guide To Hiking Trolltunga There are several things to take into consideration when deciding to hike to Trolltunga. Can you walk up a flight of stairs without getting out of breath? Do you mind hiking through? Can you handle extreme beauty without sobbing? (There’s a lot of it!) Being a 22-kilometer round-trip, there’s…

Zugspitze: From Garmisch through the Reintal onto Germany’s highest peak

The hike through the Reintal at a glance: Altitude difference: 2200Hm Duration: 8½– 11hours, depending on the number of breaks and your tempo. Equipment: normal hiking gear for a mountaintrip, trekkingpoles are recommended Town: Garmisch-Partenkirchen (708 m) Starting point: Olympia-Skistadion in Partenkirchen (725 m), accessible with the local bus line 1 and 2. Public transportation: railway…

Gear Review: Fjällräven’s Kaipak28

To start with: for me, handling a Fjällräven product is like holding a finely cut precious stone – its materials are luxurious, every aspect is crafted with the utmost care, and it will nearly last forever. I am a bit of a Fjällräven fan boy, that’s for sure. The classy Kaipak28 focuses on old-fashioned comfort…

Planning your hike

Since I have some exams coming up next week, I don’t have anything to do and of course my thoughts drifted of to my vacation time and I came up with the idea of doing a several day tour in the Alps. Since I am studying this semester in Munich I am very close to…