/ Written by Tommy Sollén
Posted in OAS 2008, Photo

Outdoor Academy of Sweden 2008 – 12 new photos added

12 new photos added from Jez Middleton!

Here’s a few of them.

Outdoor Academy of Sweden - camp and kayaking

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Outdoor Academy of Sweden - Climbing

Outdoor Academy of Sweden - yey crab!

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/ Written by Jonas Hållén

Hiking the Swedish Appalachians

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After years of hiking in the area, Alvar Hansetun finally decided he wanted to walk the whole Bergslagsleden (Bergslag’s Trail). So he packed his backpack and did the 17 sections, measuring a total of 280 km’s, in 15 days and 9 hours. ”I have walked sections of the trail many times. It’s been my local […]

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/ Written by Jonas Hållén

The Wild West of Sweden

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You may experience it among the mountains in Sarek and Padjelanta, or in the forests in Vålådalen, Tjeggelvas and Muddus: the sensation of being entirely alone in the world. You get the same feeling on the Pilgrim trail through Dalsland, a few kilometres north of Upperud. The deep silence. The muted colours. The serenity. You […]

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/ Written by Jonas Hållén

Dalsland is aiming for Chinese tourists

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The number Chinese tourists are growing rapidly in Sweden. Dalsland is among several areas in Sweden trying to catch the crowd. Personal connections is a key factor for success. Since last year the local outdoor company Dalsland’s Activities is organizing a Nature Worskhop for Chinese teenagers and their parents in cooperation with Lei Huang and […]

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/ Written by Jonas Hållén

Kids are doin’ it for themselves

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It’s getting more and more popular – and kids love it. Bushcraft is a good way of getting young people out in the nature and learning about basic survival skills. Among all the activities at the recent Outdoor Academy of Sweden in Dalsland, fishing, wood carving and making fire with a fire steel was the favourite […]

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