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Field notes: Hiking the Jotunheimstien, Norway

A long walk in the woods In July 2017, I stepped outside the train station in Oslo city centre and directly onto a long-distance trail. 205 miles later, I stepped off the trail again at Gjendesheim, an outpost on the edge of the Jotunheimen National Park surrounded by Norway’s

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Trip planning: Mercantour Traverse, July 2018

A long-distance trail in the Maritime Alps I had originally planned to take a year off from European backpacking routes while I focus on other areas of my life, but I find myself unable to resist the lure of big, wild, glaciated mountains. The Mercantour National Park is a corner