Monthly Archives: August 2016

For Alkavare via Priest Path (11)

The priest Nensén also seems to have had the night camped here in 1841, although his description is a bit vague (I have mentioned this in a previous article on Divine Path). The continuation was certainly along the creek where … Continue reading

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For Alkavare via Priest Path (10)

Down the Ruonasvágge – and more finds After these mixed stone relics apparently continued along the path gölens northern edge. After the lake, we found a couple of old trail marks, but then we saw no more in the direction of … Continue reading

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For Alkavare via Priest Path (9)

The high camp on the slope down towards Habré gave a broad view of the many mountains in both Padjelanta and Sarek. Seeing those landscapes makes a strong impression on me, and the thoughts they evoke, I carry with me when … Continue reading

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For Alkavare via Priest Path (8)

“… Small stone cairns on the heights” It was just to start looking in slightly different directions. And right as it was I was faced with a rather large pile of rubble. There was no rösning – but it had once been. … Continue reading

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For Alkavare via Priest Path (7)

Priest Tours’ camp site number 2 Ever since I became interested in Divine Path, I wanted to find the places they had reached the camp. Easy is not it. The Nensén called “Wassjas plain” in the quote recently identified as a … Continue reading

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For Alkavare via Priest Path (6)

The elusive path towards Vássjá After the great rösningen at Gárránisjågåsj would trail – under the General Staff of the map – remain basically due north toward Alkavare.On the way there would lake Vássjájávrátja passed and there it was about … Continue reading

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For Alkavare via Priest Path (5)

A curious detail about the following rösningen NG15-02-R is that I recently discovered it on a photo I took already in 2013. Then I passed no more than a hundred meters to the east of it. It is not very easy … Continue reading

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For Alkavare via Priest Path (4)

The grasslands around the lake Bajep Buojdes is so large that fifty or perhaps a hundred tents would fit. I experienced the environment as unusually serene and beautiful, despite the fact that the vegetation had not come so far because of … Continue reading

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For Alkavare via Priest Path (3)

Arriving at the chapel Andersson statement ends as follows: “Since we are well gone over it by a peculiar blue-green water filled, deep Alkajaur, we ascended the Alkavaara, journey’s end.” Diana and I rowed the short distance to the other … Continue reading

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For Alkavare via Priest Path (2)

Our continued path On Saturday morning, leaving Diana and I have our camp and went in the direction NNW down to a rösning at Padjelanta limit. When we passed a piece I turned and looked back. One of our rösningar seemed far … Continue reading

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