Water is the essence of life, and springs produce that heavenly liquid. Here's pics of some dozen springs I encountered within a couple of days.
A short story of a rainy day on fells, and then a perfect day on the fells!
Guidebook Hiking in Finland is finally being printed! See info and example pages. And, would you like to get a free copy of the book? See how!
Are you afraid of getting lost in the woods? Don't let that restrict your hiking hobby! Here's tips how to act if you get lost. Part 2/2: Hiking outside marked trails.
Are you afraid of getting lost in the woods? Don't let that restrict your hiking hobby! Here's tips how to act if you get lost. Part 1/2: Hiking along marked trails.
Orienteering/navigating is one of the most important wilderness skills. However, a hiker doesn't need to be nearly as skilled as a cross-country runner who runs from one checkpoint to next. Hiking kind of orienteering is fun!
Right now the ice on lakes is thawing out. It's not possible to walk or ski on the lakes, but it's not possible to canoe on them either. This happens for a couple of weeks every late autumn and late winter. See pics!