The sun hasn’t been showing up in Hetta since about two weeks by now. With the absence of light, also the cold of a polar winter came by for a short visit over the past weekend. Here are some images from a walk in the village center of Hetta .. Continue to the photo gallery and the full article
After the first days remained dry this winter, some snow has finally arrived. Still it ain’t a lot of snow, but it’s enough to take out the skiers from the storage and to go skiing!
On Friday I discovered for the first time, that the tracks are already maintained, even though in some spots there are still some smaller stones visible. Between the swamps the tracks are still bumpy, however: finally it is possible again to travel on skiers! Continue to the photo gallery and the full article
Since about two weeks the temperatures are mainly below freezing. However, because of the dry weather, there is not really any snow yet. As much as I am waiting for making use of my skiers, I enjoyed another short bike trip on the Pahtajärvi Trail – this time at about -10 degree Celsius. Continue to the photo gallery and the full article
After a busy summer and not doing much hiking, the autumn colours and the predicted sunny weather made me decide to go on a short hiking trip in the region. Since I aimed to avoid popular hiking routes, I decided to once again hike into the Pöyrisjärvi wilderness area, and found Olkojärvi as being a seemingly nice spot (according to the map). Continue to the photo gallery and the full article
Another beautiful day was inviting us to bike up to the Pyhäkero open wilderness hut, from where we continued our journey to the summit of the Pyhäkero fell. After reaching the summit just in time for the sun set, we enjoyed the scenery while eating some delicious cloudberries that we picked on the way. Continue to the photo gallery and the full article