Cool couple in cold climate

For the last ten years Annika Bergren and Håkan Hjort has featured in all of the outdoor magazines in Sweden as well as some abroad. They’ve come to live the dream of many, having their hobby as their work. I did some hiking with them last year, as illustration for an upcoming article of theirs on the pros and cons of lightweight gear. Since they live in an old vicarage in northern Sweden, in the shade of the Arctic Circle, I thought their ideas on light gear in deep cold would be of interest, so I have asked them a number of questions on this:

By Jörgen Johansson

Meet me in Stockholm

If you're ever in Stockholm. And particularly on Saturday March 10 at 1600 hours at the Swedish Wilderness Fair, please drop by and say ´'hello'. I will be talking about lightweight gear, of course, for both summer and winter trips. I guess it is the 6th year in a row that I have been a speaker there, so I must be getting close to wearing everyone out. Ah, well, some people do not know when they've had enough. Or when to quit...
More info on the fair here:
http://www.vildmarksmassan.se/


Since it will be a predominantly Swedish audience I will be speaking in Swedish. For the rest of you here is some measure of consolation:


By Jörgen Johansson 

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