The rivers in Lapland are once more slowly getting frozen and the winter is coming, time to put away the paddling equipment and take out the skis for us in Lapland.
The ice usualy release it´s grip of the rivers again in May in the river valleys and in June higer up in the mountains.
We at Arctic Canoe Route have been spending the weekend on the Muonio river together with Lapin Koskikoulu practicing whitewater resucing. 11 new students are now examined as Whitewater Rescue Technicians trough Rescue 3 Europe.
We do really recomend a resuce course trough Rescue 3 for everyone living or moving close to Whitewater and want to learn about river hydrology and hazards in river, but also of course get the knowledge about how to help your self or your friends if something would happend