Our two month backpacking expedition continues. Week 2, wilderness number two: Kaldoaivi. We finally get to ski, after carrying our skis for ten days!
I started to tell about a two month backpacking expedition in the beginning of November. This is the third post about this hike. We are hiking through Vätsäri Wilderness Area and eagerly waiting for snow to fall, but...
Welcome to follow a two month long backpacking expedition through the wilderness of Finnish Lapland. This hike took place in November and December 1999. The very first day was... quite a disaster.
Have you ever dreamed of a really long hike? Like two months or so. Here starts a story of such an expedition. This hike was not easy all the time, but the journey was completely unforgettable.
Story of a 600 km long hike. Outside marked trails, using ultralight approach.
If you come from abroad, national parks are very good destinations to hike in, for they naturally present the very best Finland has to offer. However, if you live in Finland, or stay here for a longer period, you should know that national parks are just a tip of an iceberg. There are hundreds of hiking destinations suitable for weekend hiking, and thousands of great day hiking destinations. Short description of a paddling hike to one of those not so known places, and also thoughts about autumn.
What kind of a month is August for hiking? And how does Hossa National Park suit for paddling? Long story tries to answer these questions.