Winter Camping – First Experience

Winter Camping – First Experience

Having done the research, talking to fellow backpackers and hikers I felt I would be ready for winter camping. I wasn’t quite as ready as I thought I would be. The biggest factor in winter camping in my mind is comfort and that is what was somewhat lacking. How do you...
Camping and touring along Iceland’s South Coast

Camping and touring along Iceland’s South Coast

In 2015, we were lucky enough to have the opportunity to spend a couple of weeks in Iceland, where we split our time between visiting Reykjavik, camping along the south coast, and backpacking the Laugaveggurin. As this was a varied sort of trip, we had to pack along...
Iceland’s Laugavegurinn – Part 2

Iceland’s Laugavegurinn – Part 2

Spending the night at the Álftavatn camp was a first real opportunity to meet some of our fellow travelers on this route. People from around the world, with many being from Europe and the USA, had come here to live this great Icelandic outdoor experience. Some were...
Iceland’s Laugavegurinn – Part 1

Iceland’s Laugavegurinn – Part 1

In the summer of 2015 we spent a couple of weeks in Iceland, with the opportunity to do some backpacking while we were there. With that in mind, we decided to do Iceland’s famous Laugavegurinn during the last week of our trip. Originally we had intended to spend...