There was something mystical about it. We had to drag our dog all the way down there.
It was May or maybe even June, the sun was shining.
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!
I thought it over, for approximately three seconds, and typed: Me!
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
I must be a little daft, preferring Autumn weather over hot Summer days.
Volunteering in a National Park, in addition to hard work, contains some serious hiking. On our second week in August 2016 we came to Pallas, so an opportunity to finally scale the Taivaskero Fell arose. On our last visit here we had to skip it due to extreme conditions. Taivaskero is the tallest one in … Continue reading At the edge of the sky
This time, our guest writer is Sonja, who tells us about conquering those mental obstacles that surround starting a new hobby like hiking. We're honored to be a part of the story! //Anne A hammock might as well be pink This is a story about courage. About how one can evolve from passive eBay browsing … Continue reading A hammock might as well be pink
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.
A hundred nights is a lot.