Our Midsummer week base camp was at the Seppälä Estate in Koli National Park.
So we stayed in Hannukuru for two nights and even though the plan was to climb Outtakka, the rising snowstorm
We bid farewell to the Tappuri hut as the trail went on towards Hannukuru. We heard they had a sauna over there, so we couldn’t wait to replenish our body and soul in its warmth.
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After enjoying breakfast at Sioskuru and checking the map one more time, we decided to pay a visit to two destinations a kilometer off the main trail: Tappuri hut and the reindeer separation area of Kaarremarasto. But it was worth every muddy step.
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Since we joined the get-around-by-car club earlier this year, we unsurprisingly drove to Lapland.
Continue reading “Arrangements for the Hetta-Pallas hike”
So we left Pyhäkero wilderness hut behind us and what did we see?
Continue reading “Hetta-Pallas hike, part 2: Pyhäkero-Sioskuru”
A boat ride across Ounasjärvi Lake took us away from the mundane world.
Continue reading “Hetta-Pallas hike, part 1: From Hetta to Pyhäkero Wilderness Hut”
From Katajavuori our journey on Kaakkurinkierros route continued towards Kuutinkanava (aka lunch break spot). Continue reading “Kaakkurinkierros, part 2 – Oh, Olhava”