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Ute Koninx and Mike Laing on hiking in Norway and Sweden

In our February Cicerone Live event, join Cicerone and authors Ute Koninx and Mike Laing to discover the delights of hiking in Scandinavia.

Ute Koninx is a practised world traveller and outdoor enthusiast, and has lived in seven countries on four continents. She is the author of Cicerone's upcoming guidebook to Hiking in Norway - South (publishing in January 2021). Ute developed a love for the Norwegian outdoors whilst living in the country between 2009 and 2015, and has since returned every year for her work as a tour guide as well as further explorations and research. For more information, visit

Mike Laing is a freelance mountaineering instructor based in Snowdonia, North Wales. He is the author of Trekking the Kungsleden and an upcoming Cicerone guidebook to hiking in Northern Norway (publishing in February 2023). He completed the Kungsleden as a through hike in 2017 and visited again twice in 2018 to complete and update his research for his guidebook. Mike is a full member of the Association of Mountaineering Instructors (AMI) and operates his own business, Snowdonia Climbing. He has travelled, climbed and trekked extensively in Greenland, South America, Africa, Europe and the Himalaya.

Watch the event live online on 2nd February 2020 at 7pm GMT on the Cicerone website, Cicerone Press Facebook page or YouTube channel. Send your questions for Ute and Mike to in advance or during the live event. We look forward to welcoming Ute and Mike and sharing their stories of hiking in Scandinavia with you.