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An challenging and interesting trail in the Urho Kekkonen National Park

After lunch we went out to the local Kiilopaa information center and choose to go for the the... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
JW_Dam
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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Pitch black, cold and windy hike? Sure!

We rented snowshoes and this was a recommended hike. Fortunately we brought headlamps and warm... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2018
4alexnyc
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New York City, New York
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11 Jun 2018
“An challenging and interesting trail in the Urho Kekkonen National Park”
21 Jan 2018
“Pitch black, cold and windy hike? Sure!”
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Kiilopaantie 403, Saariselka 99830, Finland
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

After lunch we went out to the local Kiilopaa information center and choose to go for the the Kiirunapolku trail, some 7,6 km starting in low toendra forest with lots of small brooks, later changing into wet toendra moss, low birches and higher uphill dry...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2018

We rented snowshoes and this was a recommended hike. Fortunately we brought headlamps and warm clothing because this was not a hike for the faint of heart! Pitch black, windy, cold and snow several feet deep. We loved it! Fortunately there are guide posts planned...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2017

We started from Kiilopää and ended at Laanila. It was easy enough to go with baby in carrier backpack. Well marked historical route through wilderness.

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Reviewed 3 July 2017

We based ourselves at the Kakslauttenen resort for a 3 day walking break around the trails. It was the end of the summer season but we did equipped ourselves for a change in the weather just in case and we were greeted by snow the...More

1  Thank AndyCundell
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Ruijanpolku or Ruijanreitti is a long (30-35 kilometers) and quite challenging hiking route, which goes through Urho Kekkonen National Park and Sompio Strict Nature Reserve. It follows an old route, which was already used in the 16th century and especially in the late 19th century....More

1  Thank JariJK
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