I was presented a unique opportunity to shadow a proper ranger in Päijänne National Park this July.
What makes a fell dangerous? What about using a cellphone up there?
What is and is not allowed in a Finnish national park.
One afternoon after we'd cleaned up a bunch of twigs, they asked us to check on Mustakero wilderness hut and Keimiöjärvi day hut.
We both kept saying "Look!" and "Oh man, it's so beautiful!". Needless to say, we were smitten.
The volunteer work in 2017 started with fixing the mole research fence.
Don't spread your stuff around and leave your rucksack outside.