Lakeland Canoe Trail & bushcraft. Finland. 19 - 25.9.2024.

Combine two national parks on the same trip. Linnansaari and Kolovesi national parks. The national parks represent Saimaa's lake nature at its best. Islands, lakes and diverse forest nature.

The trip is suitable for you with previous experience in canoeing. We recommend that you know how to steer the canoe in a light wind. During the trip, we will teach more paddling techniques and how to trim the canoe to suit the wind and conditions.

We spend the night in tents and in the evenings we learn the basic skills of camping (bushcraft). 1-2 hour lessons.

  • Useful tools, knife, axe etc. Choosing the right tool, safety, efficient use and maintenance.

  • Wood carving. Making useful tools.

  • Fire, from spark to flame. How to be successful in lighting a fire under any circumstances. The uses and meaning of fire for the canoeist.

  • Campfire kitchen. Cooking meals in simple ways over fire and embers.

Day trips are between 12-25 km.

Moln organizes all the equipment, you only need your own personal equipment.

Place. Linnansaari National Park - Joutenvesi  - Kolovesi National Park.
Date. 19 - 25.9.2024.
Duration of trip. Six days.
Level. Moderate
Number of participants. 4-6 people.
Price. 800€
Insurance. Participants must take care of their own insurance.
Included in the price. Guide, canoe + equipment, tent. Food during the trip. You can choose yourself whether you want to paddle with a single or two-person canoe. Sauna. Transportation from Helsinki or along the way.
The price does not include: Insurance.