Joensuun Latu 2020

Joensuun Latu is an organization promoting outdoor activities. It is a regional club operating mainly in Joensuu area. We cooperate closely with other clubs and organizations. We have more than 2000 members. Our summer activities include:

  • trekking
  • kayaking 
  • cycling
  • trail running

and winter time;

  • skiing both off track and on ski trails

  • snow shoe walking

  • trekking

  • skating on lake ice

We also have a fair collection of trekking equipment for the use of our members, for example tents, rucksacks, storm cookers, canoes and winter equipment like snow shoes, back country skis and telemark skis, ski poles, pulkas at very reasonable cost.

Membership fee for students 12 euros for year 2020



21.3. A delicious three-course-dinner in the nature

Here's another event for Latu members. A delicious three-course-dinner in the nature

It's carried out by a nature and wilderness student: a three-course dinner by a fireplace and in a hut (kota). The dinner will be planned,  prepared and served Fia Snickars. She writes that the surroundings are there in the nature, sitting by the fire and close to the big lake Pyhäselkä.

  • Place: Niittylahden opisto, Niittylahdentie 297, which is about 14 km from the Joensuu marketplace. There's cycle road all the way, it's also reached by the local bus number 101. You can also ask for carpools if there are others coming by car.

  • Time: 21.3. 18.00 meetinng at the parking place by the vocational school Riveria (Niittylahden opisto), Niittylahdentie 297.

  • Price: 10 euros, paid in cash. If you cancel your signing up later than 3 days before the event, it has to be fully paid. Please inform beforehand if you have a special dietary requirement.

Maximum of participants: 10 people

Signing up: 17.3. at the latest via email: Fia Snickars -

I'll be then travelling to a two-weeks' skiing event to Lapland and won't be there, but it think that Eero will take part.

Warm regards,

Liisa / Liisa Oura