Questions related to backpacking equipment, routes, safety concerns, or issues related to traveling on foot while carrying all of one's equipment (such as accessibility of certain regions to foot travelers, weather affecting backpackers, etc.).

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Lapland UKK hike in late-May

My dad and I are planning to hike the Lapland UKK from Aittajarvi to Kiilopää in late-May (22-30).We are planning to drive from Helsinki to Saariselkä, about 12 hours drive. Is it possible to drive ...
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How to teach Situational Awareness in the Outdoors

By situational awareness I mean(but certainly don't limit it to) Looking behind to familiarize yourself with the return journey Looking ahead to see what the best route will be Knowing the ...