In Finland there are a lot of bogs, about 30% of land area. Does that mean Finland has a difficult terrain for a hiker? No, not at all. Let me tell why.
The typical rule and advice is: Do not hike alone. Still many of us go out there all alone. Which is correct, or could it be that both are?
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.
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!
Do enjoy a campfire if you happen to come to Finland! But, there is a lot of snow in winter in Northern Finland, isn't making a fire difficult? No, though you need to know what to do. Let's see how!
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.