Eastern Frontier Info
Europe´s easternmost frontier is located in North Karelia, Finland next to a Russian border. Total area of the province is 21 583,67 km2. About 20% of area is water and 70% of total area is covered by forest. North Karelia has large density of bears, wolfs, wolverines and lynx`s as well as moose´s and beavers.
You will try following skills:
Handling an axe, saw and knife
Building temporary shelter
The basics of using a map and compass
Preparing food over an open fire
The course includes:
All food enjoyed during the course
All equipment and material required during training
Participants must have valid insurance as well as a sleeping bag, sleeping pad and appropriate clothing for the season.
Participants will stay the night in a temporary shelter built during the course, weather permitting. It is also possible to stay the night in heated tents. Participants must be in a normal state of health.
More detailed instructions will be sent before the course begins.