Out in the woods (Norge på langs) Planning & Logistics

 1. Season It is most common to start walking the length of Norway in spring or summer, though winter crossings have been made before. We plan to start in the second week of October. We don’t expect snow from the start though we estimate that we will need to change to a winter kit after … Continue reading Out in the woods (Norge på langs) Planning & Logistics

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The Great Himalaya Trail, chapter 1: rumbles in Kathmandu

Back in Belgium, I got the feeling that the universe did not seem to be aligned for this trip. Never have I been seriously injured before, yet 3 weeks before flying to Kathmandu I took a muscle in my ankle. Wherever I needed to get to in Belgium had road diversions or cancelled trains. While … Continue reading The Great Himalaya Trail, chapter 1: rumbles in Kathmandu

Great Himalaya Trail: Planning & Logistics

1. SEASON September - January/February Started in Kanchenjunga in the end of September, we still hit the last of monsoon season. A lot of rain during the first three weeks on the Milky Danda and in Makalu. Everest was very busy as we hit it in the middle of peak season (mid-October), so at times … Continue reading Great Himalaya Trail: Planning & Logistics

Bibbulmun Planning & Logistics

  The Bibbulmun Track is an achieveable goal for most people wanting to embark on a through-hiking adventure. If you are looking for a more back-country version of the camino, without losing too much comfort, this is the perfect track for you. If you are out to roam across wild lands, there are probably better … Continue reading Bibbulmun Planning & Logistics

South Island Logistics & Queen Charlotte Track

After a good rest in Wellington we went on a mission. We had to figure out where to send food parcels to and get all the food to put into them. We loaded two carts almost to the brink with food that will fuel us for 31 days. We sent out food parcels to Havelock, … Continue reading South Island Logistics & Queen Charlotte Track

Te Araroa Planning & Logistics

Preparing for Te Araroa might seem like a daunting experience, especially if it’s your first through-hike. Yet it is not as hard as it seems, and the key rule is to remember that most things will explain and solve themselves when you are out there. The best piece of advice we’ve read before starting was to … Continue reading Te Araroa Planning & Logistics