“Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Living the dream.

Freedom is a deeply rooted core value that we both share, and one reason we chose to live the way we do. We feel most alive when we out hiking some remote trail, missioning up a crazy riverbed, or climbing mountains in search of sunrises. We are minimalist nomadic explorers, it how we choose to live our lives—and it is what truly makes us happy.

Walking the world

Norway to New Zealand

This is an unsupported human-powered continuous expedition across the world—from Norway to New Zealand. From North Cape in the very north of Scandinavia to Bluff at the southernmost tip of the South Pacific mainland.

As we poured over maps trying to decide on what long-distance trail to do next, nothing really felt like the obvious choice. With such a big and diverse world out there—how on earth do you choose? Besides, one of the biggest downsides to thru-hikes is that they always end too soon. We wanted to find a project that not only inspired our adventurous souls, but one that would last a really long time as well.

So, since we literally come from opposite ends of the world, why not walk the distance? From Karma’s home in the north to Scott’s home the south, an epic 5+ year long expedition! The moment the idea was voiced out loud, we knew it was the right thing for us to do! Six weeks later we had sold everything that did not fit into our backpacks and we were on our way.

Of course there are some logistics to work out, but we will just tackle them as we go. Nothing is impossible if you are just flexible enough. To be clear… by human powered we mean land based and primarily walking. But due to forces out of our control, such as visa time restrictions, we may need to get creative or choose to cycle or paddle parts along the way too. We aim to stay off roads as much as possible and hike trails and nature paths wherever we can.

This is an expedition without all the answers at the start and one without an end date. Just the way we like it… driven by the curiosity to explore, not the end destination.

Welcome to follow us on our epic journey!

Quick facts

  • Start date: June 27, 2019
  • From: North Cape, Norway
  • To: Bluff, New Zealand
  • Length: 50 000+ km
  • Duration: 5+ years
  • Countries: 30+
  • Shoes: 40+ …each
  • How: human powered
  • Hiking trails when possible

Where are we now?

Trails

We aim to connect (whole or parts of) trails as we walk across the world. This is partly a wish list and always a work in progress. You will find more info on our progress (and plans) for these trails on the Previous Adventures page.

These are the epic long-distance trails we have, or plan to, thru-hike (hike from end to end) as a part of this expedition.

2020: The south Atlantic Coastal Trail/GR8 – France (ca 530 km)

2020: The French Way (Camino de Santiago) – France/Spain (800 km)

2020: Sendero Historico/ GR1– Spain (1250 km)

2020: The Via Alpina – Europe (ca 2400-3000 km)

2021: Croatian Long Distance Trail – Croatia (2145 km)

2021: Kom–Emine – Bulgaria (650 km)

202?: Annapurna Circuit – Nepal (230 km)

202?: Bicentennial National Trail – Australia (5330 km)

202?: Te Araroa – New Zealand (3000 km)

  • GR20 — Corsica (180 km)

Information

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