Hiker in green clothes and high hat, inspired by the Snufkin from the Moomin books

Snufkin one of the classic hiker archetypes

Logbook 28. August 2018 – The Hiker from the legendary Moomin books

The Snufkin wanderer from the Moomin stories

Illustration and text by Frits Ahlefeldt, Hiking.org

The Finnish author Finn Tove Jannson wrote the legendary Moomin books about strange small creatures living far up north. Among them are the nomadic wanderer called Snukin ( Mumrikken in Scandinavian, or a few other local names. ) A wanderer type with a high hat, small tent and great thoughts – read more about Snufkin here Wikipedia 

Hiker in green clothes and high hat, inspired by the Snufkin from the Moomin books
The Snufkin hiker archetype

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Frits Ahlefeldt

Researching, writing & sketching up thoughts and ideas for a sustainable future, connecting thrive, trails, places and technology