Gränsleden

Day 2: Gränsleden Sievgok – Akkajaure Västenden

100 steps and clattering Reindeer

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When we wake up, we realize it’s not going to be our day. Markus has such a strong headache that he feels sick. We slowly dismantle the tent and at 10 o’clock we start today’s tour. We’re making good progress, the first section is mostly downhill. The following picture shows our way today: On the […]

Unser Weg schlängelt sich um viele kleine Seen und Sumpfflächen

Day 1: Gränsleden Ritsem – Sievgok

Finally back in the north!

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At 14 o’clock we finally start our tour! We take the road towards Sitasjaure and soon turn left to Gränsleden, which is hard to miss with a big sign. Today’s stage takes us to the Sievgok resting hut, where we will pitch our tent. According to our plan this is 8 kilometres, we expect to […]

The Journey – Lichtenwörth – Gällivare – Ritsem

Here we go again!

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At 4:15 Sissy & Karl, who our loyal readers know well by now, pick us up and take us to the airport. Our large and heavy backpacks (well, that can be cheerful!) have to take the big luggage counter again. The AUA plane to Stockholm starts on time at 6:45 and we arrive in Sweden […]

Norway 2018 – The route

Gränsleden – Nordkalottleden – Narvikfjell

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After two fantastic tours in the Swedish Fjäll, this autumn’s long distance hike takes us to the Norwegian-Swedish border area. Our tour starts in Ritsem and leads west on the Gränsleden until we reach the Nordkalottleden and follow it north. In this section our route runs alternately in Norway and Sweden. At Gautelisvatnet we leave […]