Do you like Google Maps? Or do you find them annoyingly imprecise when you are heading out to the wilds? I love topographic maps, and they are available free on-line.
In Finland we have this thing called 'Skiing holiday'. Of course you may do whatever you wish during your winter holiday, but personally I think the best option is to ski. 🙂 But - the ski track has to be beautiful! I'm not skiing for exercise, at least not only for that. I want to get a feeling of hiking.
Come to Finland on your holiday! Day hiking is is great activity, but you get even more when you head out for a multi-day hike. Tips for a week long backpacking expedition, on trail or off trails, as you wish.
Are you planning next summer's holiday? Come and hike in Finland! Here's ten tips for a beginner.
Are you an expert on animal tracks? Or would you like to try your luck? Here's 12 photos of animal tracks you can see in Finnish Lapland in winter. Answers at the bottom of the page.
Heading out for a winter expedition in Finnish Lapland. What animal tracks you can expect to see? Snow records every movement of animals and it is great fun to see who has passed and what have they done!
On the opposite side of the year from February is August, which is a very good month for hiking in Finland. Let's see some hiking and paddling in two national parks.