Moesgaard Strand Trail near Aarhus – Hiking Denmark

At first glance Denmark does not have much nature to offer to hikers and other outdoor enthusiasts. However, with some effort you can find good hiking trails also in Denmark. We have done some great hikes in the National Park Mols Bjerge in the past months, but this time we wanted to… Read More »

Moesgaard Strand Trail - Trail

Best Walking Shoes for Men in 2018

If you often do walks in relatively flat terrain, like pruned paths and established trails, you should go for a pair of lightweight and breathable walking shoes which will protect your feet against injuries and keep them comfortable. High-quality walking shoes are usually lighter and more breathable than hiking shoes and hiking boots but on… Read More »

Best Walking Shoes C

Ulstrup Creek Trail near Aarhus – Hiking Denmark

In Denmark it is very hard to find good hiking trails because the country has very little nature in general. However, we really liked the Mols Bjerge National Park when we were hiking there in March and therefore we decided to do another hike in that area. We planned an approximately 9… Read More »

Ulstrup Creek Trail - Stubbe Lake from trail

Best Running Socks of 2018

Running requires a pair of high-quality socks which protect your feet and keep them dry. This is especially important if you run longer distances, for example (half) marathons. Nevertheless, runners sometimes forget how uncomfortable it is to have wet and moist feet, and thus use ordinary cotton socks. Cotton socks are not suitable for running… Read More »

Running Socks

Best Hiking Apps of 2018 – Tested and Reviewed

A hiking app allows you to easily navigate along the trails and quickly find the best route to your destination. Furthermore, hiking apps can also track your hikes and show you details about each hike such as the duration, distance, ascent, decent etc. Some hiking apps come with preloaded trails so that you can easily… Read More »

Best Hiking Apps - Tested and Reviewed

Mols Bjerge Trail near Aarhus and Ebeltoft – Hiking Denmark

Despite its flatness and little nature (only 12% forest cover), Denmark also has some hidden gems for hiking fans. One such area is the Mols Bjerge National Park which lies between Aarhus and Ebeltoft. The hilly national park measures 180 square kilometers and features several attractions such as the Poskaer Stenhus (biggest… Read More »

Mols Bjerge Trail - View from the highest point

Kogalla RA Adventure Light Review

A couple of weeks ago, I received the Kogalla RA Adventure Light and since then I’ve been regularly testing it on my hikes, while running and in everyday life. The Kogalla RA light is supposed to be an alternative for a headlamp/flashlight or as the Kogalla team describes it, “a radical new approach to portable… Read More »

Kogalla Ra - Light and battery pack

Blegos Trail – Hiking the Alps

Blegos is a 1562 meters high mountain which lies south of the Julian Alps in Slovenia. It’s a very popular destination for hikers because the trail is not technically difficult and there are no less than two mountain huts offering warm drinks along the way. The last mountain hut is only 800 meters away… Read More »

Blegos Trail - Approaching the Peak

The Best Gore-Tex Jackets to Buy in 2018

For outdoor activities such as hiking, backpacking and mountaineering, it is good to have high-quality rainwear which protects you against the elements (rain, wind, snow etc.) and at the same time provides decent breathability, so you don’t soak in your own sweat. Today there are many so-called waterproof/breathable fabrics available, but Gore-Tex remains the most… Read More »

OR Maximus Gore-Tex Jacket

Winter Hiking Gear: How to use crampons, ice axes and gaiters?

Winter hiking requires additional gear which keeps you going safe and steady on snowy or icy trails. Gaiters, crampons and an ice axe are the three most often used items of winter hiking gear. Gaiters prevent snow from entering your boots while crampons provide you with traction on icy surfaces. An ice axe allows you… Read More »

Winter Hiking Gear: How to use crampons, ice axes and gaiters?