It's almost here!
I got to admit, I'm a bit behind on schedule with the 100 nights outdoors challenge but let's not let that bother us, huh? Winter trekking is my jam right now!
At first I considered this cheating. I mean, it's not really being outdoors, is it, sleeping on the balcony? However, I wanted to include this as one night among others. Then I realized the power of renaming: balcony nights are test drives. Testing weather, gear and how well you sleep near noise sources such as … Continue reading 14/100 Nights outdoors, testing the underwear
This particular nature trail of Jyväskylä is especially in these days. There are three things I love about the trail and you can feel the divide between classes when the path goes adjacent to a golf course. I sort of love the dirty looks the players tend to give hikers in the area, no matter … Continue reading Sippulanniemi Nature Trail
There are no proper instructions on how to get to the Äijänniemi (Dude Peninsula) lean-to but experience taught us not to take the little trail along the lakeside. There's a wide old cart path that goes through the woods and you'd get to park much closer. The peninsula itself turned out to be very popular. … Continue reading The magic of Äijänniemi
Getting all the stuff from point A to B was difficult because not all of us had tube backpacks.
The trail has two resting spots, a tent lean-to in the side of the marsh and a double lean-to at Adventure Island.