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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: 216

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: 55

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: 48

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: 45

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: 60

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: 47

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: 46

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: 57

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: 46

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: 43

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: 38

Ethiopia - Wenchi crater lake (with video)

Should I go by horse or by foot? I would advice you to hike in and out if you are fit enough. This gives you the time to enjoy the area at your own pace. The hike out is hard, but if you have the time and the energy you will be fine. The valley you hike through is great, so make sure you set aside e...
by Karl Brobakk
Wed May 15, 2019 9:34 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: Ethiopia - Wenchi crater lake (with video)
Replies: 0
Views: 105

Rwanda - Mt.Bisoke hike (with video)

What can you expect from this hike? This hike goes through the rain forest, which is interesting if you have not hiked much in dense vegetation before. The hike takes place in Volcanoes national park, which means the mountain gorillas are in the area, as well as the buffalo. If you are lucky you mig...
by Karl Brobakk
Wed May 15, 2019 9:27 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: Rwanda - Mt.Bisoke hike (with video)
Replies: 0
Views: 84

Mt.Kenya - Sirimon gate to Chogoria gate (with video)

The Mt. Kenya trek is not as popular as the Kilimanjaro trek, so why should you pick it instead of Kilimanjaro? Well, first of all, you should not pick one of them, you should do both.But if you can only do one of them, these would be some reasons why you should pick Mt. Kenya. 1) It is much cheaper...
by Karl Brobakk
Wed May 15, 2019 9:08 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Long Distance routes
Topic: Mt.Kenya - Sirimon gate to Chogoria gate (with video)
Replies: 0
Views: 105

Kilimanjaro - Machame route (with video)

What is the Machame trek like? Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa, and the highest freestanding mountain in the world. At an elevation of 5895 meteres above sea level the air is thin and the views great. What can you expect from this trek? 1. Great views along the way 2. Many trekkers 3. ...
by Karl Brobakk
Wed May 15, 2019 8:55 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Long Distance routes
Topic: Kilimanjaro - Machame route (with video)
Replies: 0
Views: 99
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