280 Miles, 4 Days, 21 Hours: Watch Emelie Forsberg Set FKT on Kungsleden Trail

In Sweden, the Kungsleden (aka King’s Trail or King of Trails) normally takes 25 days to complete. Emelie Forsberg finished it in an astonishing 4 days and 21 hours.

The trail winds 280 miles through spectacular Lapland. Set on July 7, 2018, and verified by FastestKnownTime.com, Forsberg set the supported record at 4 days, 21 hours, 45 minutes, 28 seconds.

The above video by Salomon TV highlights Forsberg‘s historic undertaking.

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Midwest born, Nate Mitka is based in the GearJunkie Denver office. He is an advocate of all outdoor activities and has developed some habits, like running without headphones, eating raw vegetables, and fixing the chain on his ratty old bike.

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