I got so depressed after coming home from our hike. The weather changed completely, from the frosty cold to dark, rainy, and slippery. All the magic once seen and felt in Lapland was gone. Now it seems that the winter is actually finally here and as I started planning my next hike I looked a [...]
Category: Hiking How-to
How to Stay Warm on a Hike
As we had our autumn hike in Pyhä-Luosto national park both Arto and me have been struggling with persistent flu. As our flu has been going on for nearly a month now with running nose and cough, I got to thinking, what did we do wrong and how can we prevent getting sick on our next hike? [...]
Choosing the Right Tent
In addition to our former tent breaking, we had new needs that required an investment to a new tent. We got Remu and decided on hiking also wintertime. Actually we have been planning on buying a new tent for over a year now, but did not seem to find the right one or we were not [...]
Thunderstorm Hit on our Hike: How to Act?
We have couple of minutes to follow the clouds gather up on us, until the heavy rain starts to fall down, lightnings striking and thunder rumbling nearby. We had three days to “enjoy” the heat on our week long hike. At the end of day three the boys are going fishing and us girls are [...]