May is magical! I did one of my all time best hikes, by skiing, and the very next day we went canoeing and swam on a beach!
Tag: ski touring
My winter 2021
I've been skiing quite a lot this winter. Sometimes along ski tracks, but mostly outside any tracks. See pics of winter hiking!
Comfortable winter camping
Hiking in midwinter means long and cold evenings to spend in the camp. Or is there a way to make camp life warmer, more comfortable? Seems there is.
Midwinter is demanding time to hike, but sometimes this time of the year can offer unique experiences. I saw magnificent landscapes last week!
Ski touring outside marked trails
Story about ski touring across wilderness areas in Lapland. More pics and less text this time.
Ski touring, solo expedition
A tale of a 165 km unsupported solo skiing expedition off tracks. Isn't it dangerous to solo hike? Especially in winter, and in a large uninhabited wilderness? Well, yes it may be, but when you know what you are doing, not much.
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.
Animal tracks in Lapland
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!
What do you mean by “skiing”?
What do you mean by word skiing? And what about winter hiking, can you do it in your country without skis? This is a long post.
Ski touring at -50°C = -60°F
This is a true story of a winter backpacking tour in -50°C. Weather forecasts had predicted -25, but the truth was... memorable!