Expedition Footwear – How to Ruin or Save Your Trip

Every trip, whether it’s an Arctic expedition or summer hike through the Carpathians, has those key pieces of equipment that either made you wonder how you ever did without, or were the bane of your life for the entire duration.  Here is my champion and nemesis of my expedition into Sarek National Park. Throughout theContinue reading “Expedition Footwear – How to Ruin or Save Your Trip”

Training to Face an Arctic Challenge

Armed with a sled, 60 earl grey tea bags, and 6 months of preparations, one gentleman decides to seek solitude in the icy heart of Sarek National Park, within the arctic circle.  With the mercury dropping below -35oC, only the fluffiest mittens will do. For me, the worst part of any expedition is, naturally, theContinue reading “Training to Face an Arctic Challenge”

At -35°C the Right Equipment is Rather Essential

Armed with a sled, 60 earl grey tea bags, and 6 months of preparations, one gentleman decides to seek solitude in the icy heart of Sarek National Park, within the arctic circle.  With the mercury dropping below -35oC, only the fluffiest mittens will do. With temperatures below -35oC often found during February in Sweden’s NationalContinue reading “At -35°C the Right Equipment is Rather Essential”