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A short hike to some nice caves (with video)

What is there to say about this hike? The hike is quite easy and the caves are interesting. But most important, you should do the cave part as a circuit. When you see the caves, you should continue along the valley. Then you will gain some elevation and follow a trail leaving you to the caves. Feel ...
by Karl Brobakk
Wed Feb 12, 2020 3:27 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: A short hike to some nice caves (with video)
Replies: 0
Views: 107

A great Torridon beast (with video)

Are you going to do any of the Torridon mountains? Well, I can not answer that for you. There are massive peaks in the Torridon area, and this hike will require a lot from you, but it will also give you a lot in return. Great views and a feeling of accomplishment. I would much rather do this circuit...
by Karl Brobakk
Wed Feb 12, 2020 3:21 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: A great Torridon beast (with video)
Replies: 0
Views: 205

Great value for your time (with video)

This is why you should do Stac Pollaidh: 1) Most people could do this hike: Not a lot of distance or elevation gain, and the main trail is not difficult. 2) The views from the top are outstanding. 3) If you are adventurous you can check out the different peaks, and get some fun scrambling in. Feel f...
by Karl Brobakk
Wed Feb 12, 2020 3:15 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Great value for your time (with video)
Replies: 0
Views: 145

Walking in the footsteps of Edie (with video)

I was watching the movie "Edie" a few years ago and decided to do this hike. Should you hike it as well? Edie was having a hard time with this mountain. If you are not in great shape, or not up for a full day out, I would suggest staying overnight at Suileag bothy. You will find it after a...
by Karl Brobakk
Wed Feb 12, 2020 3:09 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Walking in the footsteps of Edie (with video)
Replies: 1
Views: 253

Norway: Hardangervidda North to South on skiis (with video)

Is a winter expedition on skiis something for you? Well, in order to find out, you will have to continue reading... Our route: Finse to Haugastøl Logistics: Train from Oslo to Finse, direct bus from Haugastøl to Oslo Pros: 1) A partly new experience for us 2) The wilderness 3) The weather Cons: 1) I...
by Karl Brobakk
Fri Sep 20, 2019 7:58 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Long Distance routes
Topic: Norway: Hardangervidda North to South on skiis (with video)
Replies: 0
Views: 260

Norway: Vidden in Bergen (with video)

So many tourists come to Bergen on the West coast of Norway. The city is one of the finest in Europe, and many cruice ships pas by. What about hiking? They say that the city is surrounded by 7 mountains so you have many options. The hike from Fløyen to Ulriken (or vice versa) is the most famous one,...
by Karl Brobakk
Fri Sep 20, 2019 7:51 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: Norway: Vidden in Bergen (with video)
Replies: 0
Views: 77

Norway: The queens trail in Hardanger (with video)

So many tourists do the hike to Trolltunga, what else should you cover while in the area? Well, the area has a lot to offer. Glacier hikes, fjord view hikes, rib boat, kayak, via ferrata, and so on. I have presented some other hikes in the area on my site, but lets talk about the queens trail now. T...
by Karl Brobakk
Fri Sep 20, 2019 7:48 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: Norway: The queens trail in Hardanger (with video)
Replies: 0
Views: 77

Norway: Svelgabreen - hike to a glacier (with video)

Why should you pick this hike instead of other hikes taking you to a glacier in Norway? Well, first of all, you have many great hikes taking you to glaciers in Norway. Many are shorter and easier than this one as well. Why is it that I would tell you to do this one then? 1. The drive up there is ama...
by Karl Brobakk
Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:18 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: Norway: Svelgabreen - hike to a glacier (with video)
Replies: 0
Views: 70

Norway: Lofoten (with video)

Why go to Lofoten? Well, if you for some reason are of the oponion that the nature in Norway is beautiful, then know that a lot of Norwegians consider the Lofoten archipelago to be the best part of our nature. Some call it the most beutiful islands in the world. I made a video from our vacation in L...
by Karl Brobakk
Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:09 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: Norway: Lofoten (with video)
Replies: 0
Views: 83

Norway: Møysalen in Vesterålen (with video)

Why is this one of the most spectacular hikes in Norway? Møysalen, with 1264 meters above sea level, is the king of king in the Lofoten region. Well, it is in Vesterålen, but that area is just as pretty as Lofoten. You will not find other mountain with that altitude, and the views are great. We did ...
by Karl Brobakk
Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:05 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: Norway: Møysalen in Vesterålen (with video)
Replies: 0
Views: 70

Norway: Reinebringen in Lofoten (with video)

Why is this hike so popular? The hike to Reinebringen is probably the most popular hike in Lofoten. The effect this has had on the ground caused them to close the hike down, and build sherpa steps up there. The views of Reine are great for such a small effort. You gain 448 meters using sherpa steps....
by Karl Brobakk
Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:00 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: Norway: Reinebringen in Lofoten (with video)
Replies: 0
Views: 71

Norway: Oksen - the best views in Hardanger? (with video)

How should mount Oksen be done? Some say this is the mountain with the best views in all of the Hardanger region in Norway. Hardanger is famous for its fjords and mountains, and it is also in this region that you can find Trolltunga. On top of Oksen you can see fjord arms in multiple directions. The...
by Karl Brobakk
Wed Sep 18, 2019 12:58 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: Norway: Oksen - the best views in Hardanger? (with video)
Replies: 0
Views: 79

Norway: Loen via ferrata (with video)

Is this a hike or a climb? The via ferrata in Loen is a combination of hiking, scrambling and easy climbing. The first section is hiking uphill, and you gain a lot of elevation here. Then you start using your gear for both scrabling and via ferrata climbing using the steel wire and some steps. This ...
by Karl Brobakk
Wed Sep 18, 2019 12:54 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: Norway: Loen via ferrata (with video)
Replies: 0
Views: 70

Norway: Eggenipa - ridge hike (with video)

Why this hike should be on your list? Eggenipa looks very dramatic from below, and there is a reason for that. The ridge is amazing. You start of on a private road that lets you gain elevation easily. Then you hike the ridge all the way to the top. There are many chain sections, but I never found an...
by Karl Brobakk
Wed Sep 18, 2019 12:49 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: Norway: Eggenipa - ridge hike (with video)
Replies: 0
Views: 74

Norway: Kattanakken - ridge and glacier hike (with video)

Why do this hike? This is one of the best hikes I have done in Norway. The scenery is amazing from 5 minutes into the hike and all the way until you get down, which will be the same way as you hiked up. In addition to hiking back the same way, the fact there are some partly difficult scrambling sect...
by Karl Brobakk
Wed Sep 18, 2019 12:42 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: Norway: Kattanakken - ridge and glacier hike (with video)
Replies: 0
Views: 80
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