Ruska = Hiking. Point. As every year. Except: This time it could have been the last time to enjoy Tarvantovaara Wilderness Area, where a mining company has reserved a block around the Hietakero fell. Good reason to experience the area, before it might get ruined.Continue reading “Ruska in Tarvantovaara Wilderness Area – Last Time Before the Mine Arrives?”
After spending about a week on glaciers, my friend and me camped at the blue lake in Tordalen to go for day hikes. One of these hikes brought us up to Jotunfonna. While having good weather conditions to hike up, ever stronger getting fog made us to abort the trip and head back down to the valley.Continue reading “From the Blue Lake to Jotunfonna”
End of July the weather forecast predicted more than 25° C in Lapland. Just in time to pack my backpack and head north. With a friend who lives on Svalbard we had planned to go on a multi-day glacier hike northwest of Pyramiden, at around 79° northern latitude.Continue reading “Exploring 79° North: Glacier Hike on Svalbard”
Usually at this time of the year I am going on my last skiing trip of the season. This year, however, the snow melted so early, that instead of skiing I went for a walk on the old skiing tracks.Continue reading “No Skiing Anymore: A Short walk to Palosenjärvi”
Most of this summer and autumn I mainly traveled by bike. Yet, with my friend Tim we decided to spent a week of this September hiking in the Käsivarsi Wilderness Area. Due to constant precipitation along the trip, we spent more time in open wilderness huts then camping ..