The mythical land of seven fells

Lapland indeed delivered many magical experiences during the two-week excursion we had in the beginning of our studies....

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Tolerance for Adversity and Uncertainty in Adventure Education Leadership Training

“Err, where’s the road gone, Salli? “Whaat!? This cannot be! It’s here on the map – look, Ben! How can it just DISAPPEAR?!”   The Truth waits...

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Getting ready for the Ylläs hike

The truth is out there… in Äkäslompolo village and it seems like the seemingly simple things tend to be the hardest ones. Emmi-Lotta Ojaranta and Aleksi...

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The New Dawn : Humak UAS Adventure Education 2019

“ I don’t believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive.” – Joseph Campbell Agya...

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Back at campus – hanging on the walls and wet exit practises

During winter and spring, we had a long internship period and it was fun to meet all classmates again. We had three intensive weeks full of different kind of...

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Snow, fun & serious training – internship period in Lapland

“I worked in many different safaris as a trainee guide. I always worked with more experienced guides. I was like a sponge trying to soak up knowledge in...

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NOLS Wilderness First Aid (WFA) Course

The most interesting brainwork was in realizing what makes wilderness first aid different. Compared to urban settings, there are many key points: professional...

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Practical training at Lapland Safaris

One of the nicest experiences so far has been an Aurora Borealis safari. We were out on a frozen lake, and we saw beautiful northern lights, which were moving...

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Preparation for Ylläs hike

We started the preparation for Ylläs hike at Nurmijärvi campus. We outlined the plan, our goals, and the schedule. Basic safety and risk management were part...

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Multiday hike in Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park

  Within the first month that we had been studying in Adventure and Outdoor Educator programme at Humak, we were going to do our first multiday hiking...

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