What is spring? Walking on paths decorated with green and flowers? Or skiing?
A wilderness hut, Rautulampi, burned down last week. Ouch! Luckily no bodily harm happened, but an important shelter is gone now. Hopes are that a new hut will be built, but it will take time. What can we do to prevent fires?
Photos from some of the most beautiful ski tracks in Finnish Lapland.
Do you use GPX tracks aiding your navigation on a hike? Or would you like to use, but don't know how? There are many ways to use GPX tracks, here's a guide on some systems.
I like to navigate with paper map and compass. However, I have learned how super handy the smartphone map apps are. They show exactly where you are, which way is the trail you were following and so on. Here's tips to map apps, and advice on how to obtain free offline topographic maps for Finland.
There are good aspects in city life, but there are very good aspects in living far into the countryside, too. We live in the middle of forest, and we enjoy that. See what animal tracks we have spotted lately!
Hiking in Finland – Day Trips and Backpacking Expeditions. That's the name of the book I've been writing for the last year. It will be published in March 2019. Day hiking, multi-day expeditions, skills needed here up north, seasons, hiking with kids, winter hiking, best destinations, GPX tracks, everything about hiking in Finland! 🙂