There is mobile phone coverage only at the end of the route close to Kuttura. Elsewhere, there might be coverage if you climb higher up from the riverbank. Check the mobile phone coverage from your operator.
We recommend that you keep your mobile phone warm at all times and take along food and drink. Certain phone models do not work when the temperature falls below zero. You should therefore let someone know your planned route. To keep your mobile phone charged, bring along a spare power source, a spare battery or an old phone with a working battery.
The ice of the river melts in early May. The melting of the ice is followed by a flood period. The water level is highest and the flow is strong at the turn of May and June. Thereafter, during June, the water level will decrease to a level where it will remain for the rest of the summer.
The best canoeing season is from 15 June to 20 August. In early June, there is enough water in the river but the weather may be chilly.
In autumn, you can go canoeing until October, but in practice, the deadline is mid-September. Thereafter, the water becomes cold quickly.
Mosquitoes are at their most prevalent from 25 June to 15 July. If you camp on the terrain, avoid still spots, mires and shrubs.
July‒August. Even in the peak season, there are only a few canoeists on the route. In addition, there may be local fishermen on the river.
Emergency number 112
In case of an emergency along the way, for example if you get lost or injured or see a forest fire, dial 112. Detailed instructions.