Finally at Tornio ! It was a long day, but now I'm extremely happy after finishing coastline paddling. It took 30 days as I expected in half-way. The last day was like the first one, sunny with mild or non-existent wind. Just great paddling day. Duri
Pyötsaaresta Koivuluodolle ja takaisin
Weather forecast was giving a warning of strong wind up to 14 m/s today, but the wind would calm down in the evening. Therefore we didn't had any rush to start paddling today, instead took easy and slept long. We enjoyed sunshine at the beach we were camp
Lähtö Nellimistä länteen, josta suunniteltu reitti kääntyi kohden pohjoista. Ensimmäisen yön saari oli muurahaisia täynnä. Huomasin sen vasta siinä vaiheessa kun olin saanut teltan pystyyn kanerv
HePon sunnuntain 30+-ryhmän PK-lenkki, jossa lisäksi erikoispläjäyksenä mukana kaksi vauhdikasta VK-osuutta. Lähtöpaikalla yhteensä 45 ajajaa, joista 14 lähti tämän ryhmän matkaan. Taukopaikka Ra
28-ryhmän matkassa Jokelaan tauolle, jonka jälkeen omalle hieman pidennetylle lenkille. Kysyttäessä ei ollut mukaan lähtijöitä, tällä kertaa. Reitti myötäpäivään.
HePon lenkkien 150 km erikoistilaus, jossa kaikki nopeusryhmät ajoivat saman reitin. Juomatäydennykset Sälinkään Siwalla ja Hyvinkään ABC:lla.30+-ryhmiin tuli kaikkiaan n. 25 ajajaa (28-ryhmään vain 4 läht
There were thunderstorms in the morning all around our camping place. It was raining and we had to wait until 10 AM before we dared to start to paddle 9 km crossing to Hailuoto island. We managed to reach Hailuoto and started the second crossing, which wa
Paddling continued and we had all the day headwind 4-5 m/s from NE. First leg from Raahe to Tauvo was about 3 hours, after which we landed on the beach near Tauvo lighthouse. Day was sunny, but windy. We continued and passed Siikajoki delta, which was ext
Tämmönen KorsKan viikkolenkki tällä kertaa. 2246 Kcal hävisi Polarin mukaan jonnekin.
We had a plan to reach Raahe today and so we did! When we arrived to Kalajoki beach we had a rest of 3 hours and then started to paddle at 11 PM during the night. Weather forecast was expecting stronger headwind for this afternoon and therefore we decided
Fine paddling day again. Sunshine, mild tailwind and nice sandy beaches. We reached Kalajoki sand beaches today set a camp on a beautiful beach. We had one mistake on the route selection during the day and therefore the day was longer than expected.
1000 km milestone is getting closer and closer. Now we are nearby Kokkola city in Poroluoto island. There are "wilderness" hut and sauna located at this island. The cottage and sauna is owned by the city of Kokkola and they are meant for recreat
During the night wind was turning to blow from SE and I woke up many times to check if the water on the shore would still be lower than our tent on the beach. Fortunately water level didn't raise up to tent and we started against the wind this paddling da
This was the day of lighthouses, daymarks and long crossings on open sea. It all started at 15 km crossing from last night's camping place, Korsören to lighthouse island Ritgrund. Fortunately weather was fine, sunny and no wind. It took 2,5 hours to
It had been raining during the night, but morning were cloudy without raindrops. I started at half past eight and headed towards north. The wind was mild and coming from SW, which was excellent for long crossings between Moikipää and Raippaluoto
The day was sunny, but windy. Wind was coming from east and in gusts I had to paddle with all my power. I tried to find a place to have lunch, but there aren't actually good spots in this part of coast. All shores are rocky or there are houses / cottages.