a natural state or uncultivated or uninhabited region.

“an expanse of wild moorland”



(forming adverbs) towards the specified place or direction.

“eastwards / forward”

Wildward was founded in 2012 and has gone on to become known worldwide for the quality and craftsmanship that goes into the products of the Vihe Vaellus brand, attracting the attention of internationally acclaimed wilderness experts such as Ray Mears and Dave Canterbury.

For the serious outdoors person, the much-loved Finnish brand Vihe Vaellus is the natural choice for a lightweight yet strong and comfortable piece of kit.

Hand-crafted traditional shelters created with Finnish heritage at the core allow you to enjoy the outdoors more often and for longer by using tried-and-tested Finnish methods that have worked for generations.

Vihe Vaellus products are designed to be lightweight and durable so that you can explore, camp and enjoy nature whenever or wherever you want.


The Online store offers a range of products for hiking and camping – from shelters and bugnets to raingear and hiking supplies. Please check the product pages for availability. Guided hikes and courses with professional wilderness guides can also be arranged.

All manufacturing and the web-shop take place from the same premises. There is no physical shop but local pick-ups can be arranged. Guidings are as arranged.


Best regards




Manufacturing of Vihe Vaellus products.

Professional wilderness and nature guide.





Contact (postal address only)



Asemantie 5
35500 Korkeakoski.


Finnish Business ID: 2511055-6
VAT number: FI25110556