See some example pages in advance from my new book! Book Suomen autiotuvat (Wilderness huts of Finland) is going to be published at the end of this week.
Would you like to write about your dear hobby? As a living? It's possible though not necessarily easy. Also tips for journalists-to-be and authors-to-be.
How is The Hiker's Guide to Finland getting on? 80...90%, I'd say. And what kinds of professionals are there behind a guidebook?
There are hundreds of wilderness huts in Finland. Free to use, no lock in the door. How can a system like that work? There is a simple code that makes it work very well. Let's see the code step by step.
Right now there's plenty of snow in Northern Finland and I've been writing about skiing much, so it's time to see how the hiking conditions look on the opposite side of the year. Autumn is a magnificent time for hiking! The 12 km loop Pieni Karhunkierros (Little Bear's Trail) in Oulanka National Park is one of the, or maybe the most popular day hiking trail in Finland. Here you'll find three hikes around this trail.
The typical rule and advice is: Do not hike alone. Still many of us go out there all alone. Which is correct, or could it be that both are?
A tale of a 165 km unsupported solo skiing expedition off tracks. Isn't it dangerous to solo hike? Especially in winter, and in a large uninhabited wilderness? Well, yes it may be, but when you know what you are doing, not much.