Are you aware?

Being prepared for the unexpected is critical for a successful . When you engage yourself into real wilderness, carrying the right gear is not enough, having the local experience is important, and telling someone your intentions can save your life. I made a web intended to help you sharing the right information for a quick search and successful rescue.

Find out more: intentions.explorewilder.com/

On Rakiura in 2018. I am a solo hiker, but I met Anton on my way. We did not know each other and we did not plan to meet up, but we actually hiked 150 km together. Great trip in .

Story, map, charts, stats, and more photos (EN/FI/FR):
explorewilder.com/#!/en/story/

I have been there in 2015 for a day walk, fell in love with , and came back 2 years later for hiking that 100 km-long beach in 3 days.

When people are surprised about how long I can hike, I explain that it has been progressive. Start small, dream big, push your limits.

Hi-res: explorewilder.com/#!/en/photo/

Story + interactive map: explorewilder.com/#!/en/story/

I had 4 tents in the last 7 years. 🏕️ This is my last one, 7 times heavier than my lightweight summer . The tundra can be windy, and I wanted to cook inside. Also, my sleeping bag is large, so the tent had to be spacious and storm-proof. I carried it on a sledge... Find out more: explorewilder.com/#!/en/story/

Tomorrow... nothing. Tired of tooting tents!

I had 4 tents in the last 7 years. 🏕️ This was my third tent. Same size but three times heavier than my previous summer tent. This 4-season tent is designed to last long. I used it in winter snowshoes trips and summer hikes. Many trips are published in my : explorewilder.com/#!/en/storie

Tomorrow, I'll publish my last tent! Stay tuned!

I had 4 tents in the last 7 years. 🏕️ This was my second tent. From day hikes, I engaged myself into longer hikes and I needed a breathable, double wall ultra lightweight . Many trips are published in my : explorewilder.com/#!/en/storie

Tomorrow, I'll publish my third tent! Stay tuned!

I had 4 tents in the last 7 years. 🏕️ This was my first one. As inexperienced , I got the smallest and cheapest , single wall. Yet I spent months inside during my first gap year, skipping hostels and backpackers. It was more a cost effective way of than . Indeed, I spent less than 5€ per day, all included. My hikes were no longer than a day. I just wanted to , meet people, and see .

Tomorrow, I'll publish my second tent! Stay tuned!

is not longer about planting flags on continents; it's about the of human wisdom and knowledge that you bring back to broaden the horizons of others. That's why the meaning of exploration will never cease to be important,” Tim Cope.
What I've learnt from the : explorewilder.com/stories/2/lo

A new story is coming very soon! explorewilder.com/stories
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At the mean time, enjoy my other stories and pictures :)

Just 3 days left before my 2 weeks ! In my mind, I'm already in . 🤠 I'll be offline, , but no worries, I'll toot once back home 😉
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is not longer about planting flags on continents; it's about the discovery of human wisdom and knowledge that you bring back to broaden the horizons of others. That's why the meaning of exploration will never cease to be important,” Tim Cope.

When I was there, the was already engraved in my mind even before it reaches the sensor of my camera.

What the picture don't tell is the hard walk to reach that point, the tough rivers I crossed, the dense forest I walked through, the heavy rain, the steep saddle, etc.

I wouldn't appreciate and without skin in the game. So I'm wondering what you feel when you see my pictures...

Stories & pictures: explorewilder.com/

Same location, same river (Makarora River in ), same data source (from ), but many differences throughout time! You know water is moving, but the whole river is actually moving!
The red track is my GPS record. You can see how tricky the crossing was!
More details in my website: explorewilder.com/stories/1/ex

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