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Nature Saturday in October - Hiking Close By

Where to go, what to do, how to do? If you are wondering about going outdoors or are in need for close by locations, come to Haltia the first Saturday in October.

Specialists in various grounds gather to give out their best hints and to encourage everyone to go to nature close by.
In lectures and workshops you learn the knowledge and skills needed to start hiking or deepen your understanding about the possibilities provided by the nature close to you.Laehiretkeilykuva pieni2

Everyone will start their hiking close by :)

Event´s program inside and outside: hiking gear flea market, showcases of nature and hiking webpages, presentations on hiking habits and destinations, facts and skills for beginner hikers, possibilities for trying outside activities and a beginners hike. Free entrance to Haltia´s Gallery with exhibition of snake photography during the event.
Event´s presentations will also be streamed at: www.retkipaikka.fi/live

Program will we partly in Finnish and partly in English. Program in auditorium will be translated in Arabic, maybe some other languages, too.

Event is free, entrance to exhibitions with normal prices.

 

Program:

10-15 Hiking gear flea market, showcases of nature and hiking webpages at lobby

11-13 Presentations on hiking at auditorium

11-13 Live streaming: auditorium program can be followed at www.retkipaikka.fi/live

13-15 Facts and skills for beginner hikers at event field, try outs for outside activities in nature close by

 

Haltia lobby 10-15

Hiking gear flea market, Pääkaupunkiseudun Kierrätyskeskus Oy

Showcases of nature and hiking webpages, Retkipaikka.fi and Haltia

Espoo city protected areas, Espoo Environment Department and Villa Elfvik

Nuuksio hiking guide book (in Finnish) and other products, Calazo

Information about Finnish snakes, Lisse Tarnanen and Jarmo Latva, 11-13

 

Auditorium 11-13

Hosted by actor Joonas Saartamo

Everyman's right, Suomen latu (in English)

Outdoor safety, Länsi-Uudenmaan pelastuslaitos (in English)

Hiking in protected areas, Metsähallitus (in English)

Uusi pääkaupunkiseudun retkeilyopas -book, Raija Hentman (in Finnish)

Destinations in capital region, Retkipaikka.fi (in Finnish)

 

Event field 13-15

Equipments and gear, Minna Jakosuo

Putting up a tent, Fjällräven and Partioaitta

Hiking skills and building a campfire, Suomen erätaito ry

Reading a map, Kari Rantanen

First fire extinguishing, Länsi-Uusimaa Department for Rescue Services

First-aid, Punainen Risti Ensiapu

 

Nature close by 13-15

Trailrunning, Solvalla Sports Institute

Low-rope -track, Solvalla Sports Institute

Fat-bike -biking, Biking.fi

Beginners hike, Metsähallitus

(CANCELLED! Paddling, Solvalla Sports Institute)

 

Organizers: Finnish Nature Centre Haltia (www.haltia.com), Retkipaikka (www.retkipaikka.fi), Länsi-Uusimaa Department for Rescue Services (www.lup.fi), Nicehearts (www.nicehearts.com), Pääkaupunkiseudun Kierrätyskeskus Oy (www.kierratyskeskus.fi), Solvallan urheiluopisto (www.folkhalsan.fi/fi/urheilu/solvalla), Partioaitta (www.partioaitta.fi), Metsähallitus (www.metsa.fi), Suomen Latu (www.suomenlatu.fi), Raija Hentman (www.minervakustannus.fi), Fjällräven (www.fjallraven.fi), Minna Jakosuo (www.aloneinthewild.net), Suomen erätaito ry (www.suomenerataito.fi), Kari Rantanen (www.lahiera.wordpress.com/author/karihjrantanen), Punainen Risti Ensiapu (www.ensiapukoulutus.fi), Biking.fi (www.biking.fi), Calazo (www.calazo.fi)