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.
Is there any sense in hiking ultralight? Is it safe? Is it only for marked trails? Can you enjoy your hike if you discard many of the equipment you usually carry? Yes, yes, no and yes.
Do you nurture dreams about hiking 1000 kilometers? Or backpacking for a month or two? Here's first of a series of posts on these subjects.
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.
Different definitions of a national park. Largest forested wilderness in Europe? And also a bit about long (multi-month) treks...