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Due to the pandemic, but also to celebrate that 2021 will be The year of Outdoors life in Sweden - we at Traceless in Tiveden, wants to share some practical outdoor-hacks and our thoughts about outdoors life, here at our blog. We hope to contribute with knowledge and inspiration in a time when many longs to be in the wild. 

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Today we're dealing with the burning question: What should I pack for a day in the forest? In this post we take a peek into my backpack, filled with gear for a simple day trip - a walk in the woods with fika (Fika = Swedish for: hot drink and a snack). I love these walks in the woods with...

Today I'd like to share something called "laying chopping technique". In short terms, it means you lay your piece of firewood on the chopping block and work your axe through 5-15 cm of wood. To make this work, one might need some hacks. You'll find my hacks below, and some tricks to get your axe loose when it's stuck in wood full of twigs....

How wonderful to finally have snow! Here in Tiveden, it's the first snow staying on the ground. At last, we have winter for real! This week I've been cooking outdoors. Partly since it's more fun than eating alone back home, but also since some of you have requested some simple dishes to cook outdoors. This post is written with day...

To carve your own utensils and cutlery is fun. They become unique pieces of art and carving can also be very meditative. In this post, I'll share how I carve a ladle. I've been carving it in fresh wood, the pro's of doing so is that the damp wood is much softer to work with than when it's dry. The...

Today I'd like to share with you how to build a safe and traceless fireplace. This is part of our Campfire hike, but the knowledge is to important not to be shared. I like this type of fireplace. It has low edges, so the heat spreads nicely and you can dry clothes by it, warm yourself while you cook....

There are many benefits sleeping outdoors. In general we sleep much better (once we get used to it), we reset broken sleeping patterns and releases stress. To some, it's no big deal. But for others, the step, between the bed and the sleeping bag in the woods, is a huge one to take. In my last post I...

To stay the night outdoors, is a fun project and an easy way to get more time in nature. Some even make it a challenge, to sleep outdoors one night per month. By now, I've lost count on my nights outdoors, but then I've also lived in a tipi, and that's something different. I mean, I'm impressed by those...