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Words by Joonas Vinnari: After a year of scouting for new trails near where I live, I found a blank canvas to build something new. No trails, just some deer tracks and rocky trenches made by Russian soldiers from World War One.
Russians built these fighting lines to Finland in case the Germans would attack Russia through Finland during WW1. That never happened, and now after 100 years it was time to use them for something else.
“When you spend all of your spare time in the forest for 8 weeks alone building, riding and filming you might learn something. I learned a lot about the forest, my gear and myself.”
A short film by Joonas Vinnari.
Music by Santa Lucia.