Gudbrandsdalsleden 2017

User: LukasRocks
Dates: 28 Aug 2017 - 17 Sep 2017
Duration: 2Β weeks, 5Β days

Follow my hike through Norway!

Sunday 17 Sep 2017 19:08

Sleeping in the tent tonight... Night night πŸ•β˜ΊοΈ

Posted: Sept. 17, 2017, 5:08 p.m.

Sunday 17 Sep 2017 14:46

...and next week we're going skiing on dem dere mountains!! β›·πŸ˜‚

Posted: Sept. 17, 2017, 12:46 p.m.

Sunday 17 Sep 2017 14:10

View from up the top near the milestone. Today was higher than yesterday - 1214 meters high!!

Posted: Sept. 17, 2017, 12:10 p.m.

Sunday 17 Sep 2017 14:09

208km to go selfie

Posted: Sept. 17, 2017, 12:09 p.m.

Sunday 17 Sep 2017 14:06

208km to go..!

Posted: Sept. 17, 2017, 12:06 p.m.

Sunday 17 Sep 2017 11:58

Walking across a bridge, I decided to take a picture of the water!

Posted: Sept. 17, 2017, 9:58 a.m.

Sunday 17 Sep 2017 9:54

...more boggy pooey, wet, sludge. The only way is forward, and that is just wet. I tried at times to run really quickly - did I think I could walk on water?!?!? 😝

Posted: Sept. 17, 2017, 7:54 a.m.

Sunday 17 Sep 2017 9:41

Info for the next pic...

Posted: Sept. 17, 2017, 7:41 a.m.

Sunday 17 Sep 2017 9:41

These cool little things were popping up all along today's route. Deer traps, and ice formed valleys. Quite informative πŸ€“

Posted: Sept. 17, 2017, 7:41 a.m.

Sunday 17 Sep 2017 8:21

Boggy marshes πŸ˜’ Even though there were at times planks, you'd eventually just step in ankle deep slush!!!

Posted: Sept. 17, 2017, 6:21 a.m.

Sunday 17 Sep 2017 8:04

It's a cold start to the day!!! ❄️

Posted: Sept. 17, 2017, 6:04 a.m.

Saturday 16 Sep 2017 18:23

Lodging for tonight. There is a heater inside πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒ Will probs get down to 4 degrees tonight.

Posted: Sept. 16, 2017, 4:23 p.m.

Saturday 16 Sep 2017 12:31

...of course I had to make a selfie!!! 😏

Posted: Sept. 16, 2017, 10:31 a.m.

Saturday 16 Sep 2017 12:22

Highest point of the track: 1200 meters. Climbed 700 m to get here 😰

Posted: Sept. 16, 2017, 10:22 a.m.

Saturday 16 Sep 2017 12:06

Landscape has totally changed here up on the mountain. It's incredible. Kinda like a Tundra / Desert. Warm, but windy!

Posted: Sept. 16, 2017, 10:06 a.m.

Saturday 16 Sep 2017 11:25

Dovrefjell national park ...welcome!

Posted: Sept. 16, 2017, 9:25 a.m.

Saturday 16 Sep 2017 9:04

250km to go...

Posted: Sept. 16, 2017, 7:04 a.m.

Thursday 14 Sep 2017 20:05

Good night 😊

Posted: Sept. 14, 2017, 6:05 p.m.

Thursday 14 Sep 2017 17:41

I discovered a little kitchen here with crockery from the film! I was hanging out for Tea, so I caved in and bought some today. Best - Idea - Ever!!!

Posted: Sept. 14, 2017, 3:41 p.m.

Thursday 14 Sep 2017 16:25

The housing estate. Ok, no heating or electricity, but there are at least candles in the room!

Posted: Sept. 14, 2017, 2:25 p.m.

Thursday 14 Sep 2017 16:23

This is actually my favourite place to stay so far. It IS actually an old movie set from a famous Norwegian film. They keep it now for Pilgrims... and sheep 😏

Posted: Sept. 14, 2017, 2:23 p.m.

Thursday 14 Sep 2017 14:12

FINALLY!!!! The sun comes out from hiding β˜€οΈ ...after 2 weeks πŸ˜’

Posted: Sept. 14, 2017, 12:12 p.m.

Thursday 14 Sep 2017 13:44

284 km to go...

Posted: Sept. 14, 2017, 11:44 a.m.

Thursday 14 Sep 2017 9:14

High on a hill lived a lonely goat herd..

Posted: Sept. 14, 2017, 7:14 a.m.

Tuesday 12 Sep 2017 12:57

Random giraffe πŸ€”

Posted: Sept. 12, 2017, 10:57 a.m.

Tuesday 12 Sep 2017 9:39

Into the woods 🎢

Posted: Sept. 12, 2017, 7:39 a.m.

Tuesday 12 Sep 2017 9:23

Good bye hut. You were warm 😊

Posted: Sept. 12, 2017, 7:23 a.m.

Monday 11 Sep 2017 20:32

View from the hut window...

Posted: Sept. 11, 2017, 6:32 p.m.

Monday 11 Sep 2017 14:02

Today was a shitty day πŸ˜• Rain, wind, mud, steep mountains. ...and there was no one at the Pilgrim centre. Still, 337km until Nidaros cathedral in Trondheim. ☺️

Posted: Sept. 11, 2017, 12:02 p.m.

Monday 11 Sep 2017 12:47

Another mountain climbed...

Posted: Sept. 11, 2017, 10:47 a.m.

Monday 11 Sep 2017 10:57

Roarin' Rapids 😱

Posted: Sept. 11, 2017, 8:57 a.m.

Sunday 10 Sep 2017 17:16

...of course I had to buy some honey. The most delicious honey I've ever tasted. Pure, unpasteurised honey πŸ˜‹

Posted: Sept. 10, 2017, 3:16 p.m.

Sunday 10 Sep 2017 15:54

Tonight we stay in a little hostel on a bee farm (yes, i have a fellow Pilgrim walking with me now)

Posted: Sept. 10, 2017, 1:54 p.m.

Sunday 10 Sep 2017 15:17

Ringebu church. Looks like a set from a stage play!

Posted: Sept. 10, 2017, 1:17 p.m.

Sunday 10 Sep 2017 14:45

The most amazing view point so far πŸ˜ƒ

Posted: Sept. 10, 2017, 12:45 p.m.

Sunday 10 Sep 2017 12:58

Tromsa bridge

Posted: Sept. 10, 2017, 10:58 a.m.

Sunday 10 Sep 2017 12:32

UDDER da way Cow ...I'm on a mission 😏

Posted: Sept. 10, 2017, 10:32 a.m.

Sunday 10 Sep 2017 9:33

Mountain reflected in the lake

Posted: Sept. 10, 2017, 7:33 a.m.

Saturday 9 Sep 2017 18:29

Tonight's dessert. Gotta watch my waist πŸ˜œπŸ˜‹

Posted: Sept. 9, 2017, 4:29 p.m.

Saturday 9 Sep 2017 15:37

View from the bedroom window πŸ˜ŠπŸ•

Posted: Sept. 9, 2017, 1:37 p.m.

Saturday 9 Sep 2017 15:36

Tent has been pitched !

Posted: Sept. 9, 2017, 1:36 p.m.

Saturday 9 Sep 2017 13:46

3...

Posted: Sept. 9, 2017, 11:46 a.m.

Saturday 9 Sep 2017 13:46

2...

Posted: Sept. 9, 2017, 11:46 a.m.

Saturday 9 Sep 2017 10:13

Views from today's walk....1

Posted: Sept. 9, 2017, 8:13 a.m.

Saturday 9 Sep 2017 7:52

The view from the balcony 😊

Posted: Sept. 9, 2017, 5:52 a.m.

Friday 8 Sep 2017 15:01

392km to go ...hang on, something's not right with this calculation πŸ€”

Posted: Sept. 8, 2017, 1:01 p.m.

Friday 8 Sep 2017 13:05

Not far now 😜

Posted: Sept. 8, 2017, 11:05 a.m.

Friday 8 Sep 2017 11:03

"The Waterfall of Love" ❀️

Posted: Sept. 8, 2017, 9:03 a.m.

Friday 8 Sep 2017 10:20

Scenes from today's walk !

Posted: Sept. 8, 2017, 8:20 a.m.

Thursday 7 Sep 2017 14:58

417km to go!!

Posted: Sept. 7, 2017, 12:58 p.m.

Thursday 7 Sep 2017 14:53

Hello Lillehammer church!

Posted: Sept. 7, 2017, 12:53 p.m.

Thursday 7 Sep 2017 11:26

I've been waiting for the bus for over 3 hours now. Honestly, it would've been quicker walking 😜

Posted: Sept. 7, 2017, 9:26 a.m.

Wednesday 6 Sep 2017 11:23

What a view!!!

Posted: Sept. 6, 2017, 9:23 a.m.

Wednesday 6 Sep 2017 10:33

Yay! Little pilgrims shelter 😊

Posted: Sept. 6, 2017, 8:33 a.m.

Wednesday 6 Sep 2017 9:12

Sky view

Posted: Sept. 6, 2017, 7:12 a.m.

Tuesday 5 Sep 2017 11:51

Ringsaker Kirke

Posted: Sept. 5, 2017, 9:51 a.m.

Tuesday 5 Sep 2017 11:49

Inside the Ringsaker Kirke...

Posted: Sept. 5, 2017, 9:49 a.m.

Tuesday 5 Sep 2017 11:46

Ringsaker Church. Beautiful church built in the 12th Century

Posted: Sept. 5, 2017, 9:46 a.m.

Tuesday 5 Sep 2017 11:42

Posted: Sept. 5, 2017, 9:42 a.m.

Tuesday 5 Sep 2017 11:41

455km to go!!

Posted: Sept. 5, 2017, 9:41 a.m.

Tuesday 5 Sep 2017 9:22

Old tree - over 500 years old. I feel you tree, I feel ya!

Posted: Sept. 5, 2017, 7:22 a.m.

Tuesday 5 Sep 2017 9:22

Info about the tree...

Posted: Sept. 5, 2017, 7:22 a.m.

Tuesday 5 Sep 2017 8:41

New church - built in 2000...

Posted: Sept. 5, 2017, 6:41 a.m.

Tuesday 5 Sep 2017 8:38

Good bye lovely warm hut 😒

Posted: Sept. 5, 2017, 6:38 a.m.

Tuesday 5 Sep 2017 8:02

When it's forecasted to rain the whole week, and your swollen, blistered feet scream "NOOO" - Physio tape, plasters & Ibuprofen will be your best friend 😊

Posted: Sept. 5, 2017, 6:02 a.m.

Monday 4 Sep 2017 10:13

488km to go!!!

Posted: Sept. 4, 2017, 8:13 a.m.

Monday 4 Sep 2017 9:28

Hamar cathedral. Beautiful Ruins. A girl from the Pilgrim centre just sang the traveler's blessing to me.

Posted: Sept. 4, 2017, 7:28 a.m.

Sunday 3 Sep 2017 21:42

Let's start the day with a brisk walk through the forest!!!

Posted: Sept. 3, 2017, 7:42 p.m.

Sunday 3 Sep 2017 21:06

Now going to bed all by myself in the hostel. I called, they gave me the code to get in. I stamped my passport & left my money in an envelope. The people that run it are going to meet me tomorrow morning at 9:00am.

Posted: Sept. 3, 2017, 7:06 p.m.

Sunday 3 Sep 2017 19:41

The best meal ever πŸ˜‹

Posted: Sept. 3, 2017, 5:41 p.m.

Sunday 3 Sep 2017 16:02

Yippee. The first Pilgrim Centre / hostel I've come across yet.

Posted: Sept. 3, 2017, 2:02 p.m.

Sunday 3 Sep 2017 14:57

...I got walking to do!!!

Posted: Sept. 3, 2017, 12:57 p.m.

Sunday 3 Sep 2017 14:23

...and stone artefacts to look at

Posted: Sept. 3, 2017, 12:23 p.m.

Sunday 3 Sep 2017 13:42

I so wanted to go swimming but...

Posted: Sept. 3, 2017, 11:42 a.m.

Sunday 3 Sep 2017 11:31

503km to go!!!

Posted: Sept. 3, 2017, 9:31 a.m.

Sunday 3 Sep 2017 11:00

To tired to write about the church. Read for yourself 😏

Posted: Sept. 3, 2017, 9 a.m.

Sunday 3 Sep 2017 10:59

Stange Church. Seeing a church makes me so happy. It means I can fill up my water bottles πŸ˜‹

Posted: Sept. 3, 2017, 8:59 a.m.

Sunday 3 Sep 2017 9:22

Good morning Cows πŸ€—

Posted: Sept. 3, 2017, 7:22 a.m.

Saturday 2 Sep 2017 19:04

...but I said I wouldn't do another long day πŸ€” Before I left, I thought it would be good to average 20km a day - this is just stupid!!!

Posted: Sept. 2, 2017, 5:04 p.m.

Saturday 2 Sep 2017 18:59

Inside the hut. I've never slept so well 😴

Posted: Sept. 2, 2017, 4:59 p.m.

Saturday 2 Sep 2017 18:58

Yay! Another hut. This one has electricity & phone reception. The little things can make you so happy 😊

Posted: Sept. 2, 2017, 4:58 p.m.

Saturday 2 Sep 2017 18:38

Horsey came to say Hei!!!

Posted: Sept. 2, 2017, 4:38 p.m.

Saturday 2 Sep 2017 15:29

Just walked up this big hill 😰

Posted: Sept. 2, 2017, 1:29 p.m.

Saturday 2 Sep 2017 13:47

Farms

Posted: Sept. 2, 2017, 11:47 a.m.

Saturday 2 Sep 2017 13:09

More beautifulness

Posted: Sept. 2, 2017, 11:09 a.m.

Saturday 2 Sep 2017 11:10

Primeval forest. Beautiful - but a bitch to walk through with a backpack!!!

Posted: Sept. 2, 2017, 9:10 a.m.

Saturday 2 Sep 2017 8:16

More sights from the walk...

Posted: Sept. 2, 2017, 6:16 a.m.

Friday 1 Sep 2017 15:50

Was so worth it to have a short walk here & spend the afternoon in this little hut. Firewood, sofa, table and chairs - nice & cozy. You just put a little money in an envelope, clean up, and go. They're always opened for Pilgrims.

Posted: Sept. 1, 2017, 1:50 p.m.

Friday 1 Sep 2017 15:44

On my Mega long 50km day, i was trying to make it to this hut. Was another 11km away 😜

Posted: Sept. 1, 2017, 1:44 p.m.

Friday 1 Sep 2017 15:16

...more forest

Posted: Sept. 1, 2017, 1:16 p.m.

Friday 1 Sep 2017 13:28

This was another amazing forest...

Posted: Sept. 1, 2017, 11:28 a.m.

Thursday 31 Aug 2017 19:39

So this was the last pic I took on this mega long day. Ended up walking into the night and did 50km. This is why I now have blisters & cankles πŸ˜” Note to self: DONT DO IT AGAIN!!!

Posted: Aug. 31, 2017, 5:39 p.m.

Thursday 31 Aug 2017 19:37

Amazing scenery on this day

Posted: Aug. 31, 2017, 5:37 p.m.

Thursday 31 Aug 2017 19:17

560km to go!!!

Posted: Aug. 31, 2017, 5:17 p.m.

Thursday 31 Aug 2017 17:50

I think there's a Troll under this bridge!!!

Posted: Aug. 31, 2017, 3:50 p.m.

Thursday 31 Aug 2017 14:00

A cow is in my way 😬

Posted: Aug. 31, 2017, noon

Thursday 31 Aug 2017 13:18

There is quite a bit of walking on roads in this hike πŸ˜’

Posted: Aug. 31, 2017, 11:18 a.m.

Thursday 31 Aug 2017 9:12

Crappy uphill climbs 😰

Posted: Aug. 31, 2017, 7:12 a.m.

Thursday 31 Aug 2017 8:46

Good start to today's walk?!?!?

Posted: Aug. 31, 2017, 6:46 a.m.

Wednesday 30 Aug 2017 20:40

Camping in the forest with the spiders and mosquitos 😜

Posted: Aug. 30, 2017, 6:40 p.m.

Wednesday 30 Aug 2017 11:02

Just did some quick hay-bailing ...and I'm off on my way again!

Posted: Aug. 30, 2017, 9:02 a.m.

Wednesday 30 Aug 2017 9:29

If you need a little rest along the way - you can always sit in a Pilgrims shelter!

Posted: Aug. 30, 2017, 7:29 a.m.

Wednesday 30 Aug 2017 9:06

Skedsmo Church milestone!!!

Posted: Aug. 30, 2017, 7:06 a.m.

Wednesday 30 Aug 2017 9:05

Skedsmo Church

Posted: Aug. 30, 2017, 7:05 a.m.

Tuesday 29 Aug 2017 11:16

Ok, really leaving now :-)

Posted: Aug. 29, 2017, 9:16 a.m.

Tuesday 29 Aug 2017 9:47

First starting point...

Posted: Aug. 29, 2017, 7:47 a.m.

Monday 28 Aug 2017 20:36

Overnight in Oslo at the Anker Hostel.

Posted: Aug. 28, 2017, 6:36 p.m.

Gudbrandsdalsleden 2017

User: LukasRocks
Dates: 28 Aug 2017 - 17 Sep 2017
Duration: 2Β weeks, 5Β days

Follow my hike through Norway!

200 kms to go! Imagine the feeling of when you get down to double digits