Risk assessment

Threat: Dangerous animals (Brown bear? Elk? Cows? Viper? Ticks!) Probability: Very low (except ticks). The only really dangerous wild animal in Norway is the polar bear, and there are no polar bears in mainland Norway. Consequences: The wild animals in mainland Norway are too afraid of humans to be a real threat. If I should…

Norway lengthwise; the route

I`m hiking Norway lengthwise. There is a name for it – “Norge på langs” – shortened NPL, and there is a website which gives you the statistics, but there is no fixed route, no official way to do it and no marked trail to follow. Thru-hikers must line up their own course and walk their own path. This is my route from North Cape…

Coming up: hiking Norway from north to south summer 2017

This isn`t the ordinary road map of Norway. It doesn`t show you the driving course from Oslo to Bergen, or how to get from Kautokeino to Kristiansand with a caravan. What it shows is the marked hiking routes in my country. It shows the teeming crisscrossing mountain trails in Jotunheimen, the sparse marking in Borgefjell (maybe…