My brother asked me if Leivonmäki National Park is worth visiting.
What’s the best container for food? Portability, low amount of residue and the wrapper’s integrity are always crucial when choosing the things you carry your food in.
With all the wisdom from our last trip, we took off without a tent and more importantly, without a dog. Surely the trek would’ve been easier if we had skis but since we don’t have such luxury, we headed onward on snowshoes. And on them shoes we hiked from the Selänpohja parking lot to Soimalampi lean-to and get this: we stayed overnight! Continue reading “We did it!”
Well now! Our first winter hike was something else alright! This is a story about failure but I hope you won’t take it too seriously. I know we didn’t! Continue reading “Sometimes a traveler needs to turn back home”
Because we’re going to spend the night outside during Winter for the first time, I’m pretty damn nervous. What if we have to come back home with our tail between our legs? What if I can’t sleep? What if we can’t heat up the food, if the campfire won’t start? But because ”what ifs” do absolutely nothing (unless I have a need to stay up all night), one needs to plan ahead. Continue reading “Will we shiver in the cold of night?”