Taking Advantage of the Spring Sun: Skiing in Pöyrisjärvi Wilderness Area

After I shortened my skiing trip in March, finally the circumstances seemed right to go for another skiing trip: Together with a friend we spent one week on our skiers in the Pöyrisjärvi Wilderness Area. With our bivy bags in our luggage, we made a loop from Hetta to lake Pöyrisjärvi, and enjoyed the warmth of the intense spring sun. Continue to the photo gallery and the full article

From Näkkälä to Vuontisjärvi: An Autumn Hike through the Pöyrisjärvi Wilderness Area

Almost like a tradition, also this autumn I wanted to go for a hike in the Pöyrisjärvi Wilderness Area. This year, together with Heidi, we wanted to pick up some old leather-made children shoes, which we discovered a couple of years ago. Starting from Näkkälä, our route brought us to Pöyrisjärvi, Haukijärvi, Maattojärvet, and Stallojärvi, before we finished our trip in Vuontisjärvi.

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Crossing Näkkäläjoki on the Way to Olkojärvi – A Short Trip into Pöyrisjärvi Wilderness Area

Lake Olkojärvi and Ounastunturi fells in the background
Lake Olkojärvi with Ounastunturi fells in the background

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