Talviretkeilijän oppaan (SKS Kirjat 2022) esittely. / My new book was just published. The book and also most of this post are in Finnish, but do see some wintery pics!
Category: Finnish way of hiking
Thoughts about the Finnish way of hiking. Everyman’s Rights, wilderness huts, unsupported hiking style, making a fire, freezing temperatures and deep snow in winter, aurora borealis, midnight sun, endless forests, thousands of lakes and so on.
Gear list for winter hiking
I was asked to provide a gear list for winter hiking, and here it is.
An archive of articles on hiking in Finland
Just wanted to remind that there are over a hundred articles in this blog discussing one single topic: hiking in Finland. I probably don't have time to add many new articles in the future, but I hope you will enjoy the tips, tales and pics here in my archives. 🙂
Hiking with a child: day hikes
I hiked a lot with my younger daughter this summer. Also general tips for hiking with kids.
Hot day is best spent on a beach! And the best beach is a deserted one, I think. 🙂
New book / Uusi kirja
Uusi kirjani ilmestyi juuri ja se pitää sisällään lähes 400 sivua retki- ja vaellustarinoita! Tässä blogikirjoituksessa lisätietoa kirjasta. / This blog post is exceptionally both in Finnish and in English. It's about my new book (which is written in Finnish.)
Finland’s new national park
Finland is going to establish a new national park, and there are five main candidates. No one knows yet which one will be the next national park, but here are descriptions and pics of each of them.
Long distance hiking: solo, off trail
More text and pics about my five weeks hike. Especially pondering about on trail vs off trail, and about hiking solo, and what about my lightweight equipment...
More pics of wild beauty, and pics from our family hikes, and more cloudberries than I've ever seen...
Reasons for wilderness huts 12/12: huts built for hikers by the state
In this twelve post series I've told about over one hundred wilderness huts, about their origins, and with map links. After this it's time to write about something else... But first welcome to see 15 more hut pics! 🙂