Wednesday and Thursday were work days!
It was our first time beyond the polar circle.
Warning! A list ahead! And a heads up about the slowly fragmenting illusion of a hardened pro-hiker that my writing might’ve created. Continue reading “There’s no such thing as a free meal”
As I mentioned in part 5, our hike from Hannukuru to the Suaskuru shelter was, though snowy, manageable. It was windy and the snowfall was pretty fierce but we came out the other end fairly dry.
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.
Continue reading “Hetta-Pallas hike, part 4: From Tappuri to Hannukuru”
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.
Continue reading “Hetta-Pallas hike, part 3: Tappuri Hut”
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”