Päijänne on the Rocks 2019



Surroundings in the event will be absolutely wonderful since the location is a fantastic holiday resort Lehmonkärki. The wood heated sauna on the shore has a glass wall to the lake and accommodation will be in luxury villas in double rooms by the lake. All villas have saunas, fireplaces, equipped kitchens and cosy interiors.

Lehmonkärki has also a variation of winter activities offered by them or by co-operative companies such as skidoo driving, ice fishing, skiing and many others. Don’t hesitate to ask if you have any requests or wishes.

Basic package will include the accommodation for two nights, from Friday the 22nd to Sunday the 24th. The other possibility will be 4 days (from Wednesday the 20th to Sunday the 24th).  If you have any other wishes, please, send us an email and express them.

There is no grocery shop nearby the resort. Every shopping possibility is so far you will need a car to get there. Always possible to ask people with cars to help you and also the local taxi is available, ask mobile number if necessary.


Prices per person:

Participation fee weekend (Fri-Sun)                              350 €

Participation fee four days (Wed-Sun)                         490 €

Participation fee includes accommodation in double/twin room, bed linens and towels in villa, the special dinner at Saturday evening, all the diving and all the saunas during the program. (Transportation not included)




Antero Joki

Antero Joki is a highly experienced freediver having represented team Finland in 14 world championships so far. He has grown near Lake Päijänne and has been training several years in this drinkable lake. Antero is also freediving instructor trainer and the trainer of the German freediving national team. He was AIDA International Technical Officer from 2012 to 2017 and he has also organised several world record dives under the ice.

His own personal challenge is project U-52 where Antero aims to dive at 2019 more than 80 meters deep without fins, in discipline called CNF. You can follow  the project U-52 in www.U-52.com


For further information please feel free to contact me via Email or Phone:

Email: antero@OT-freediving.com

Mobile: +49 1520 2796658

If you are interested in taking part of this nice event please send me these details I need:

  • Name, Surname
  • Email
  • Address (street & house number)
  • City
  • Postal code
  • Mobile number with country code
  • Diving Certification: level, organisation and year
  • If wishes for the roommate the name the person you would like share the room with
  • The need of transportation between Lehmonkärki and Sonnanen at Thursday
  • If you will need lead during the event – how many kilos? (from each kilo deposit is 10€ and when returned you will get 5€/kg back) – without reservation no guarantee of weights.
  • Other questions

How to arrive

How to arrive

Closest airport is Helsinki (HEL). From there it is possible to rent a car and drive about 1,5 hours to the location.

Driving instructions to Lehmonkärki: Drive from Helsinki airport to Kehä III road to East. Then to Lahti on the motorway (E4). Go from Lahti to Vääksy. Continue from Vääksy 8 km towards Sysmä where you see a road turning left to Myllykselä, continue along this road for 4 km and you’ll see guide signs to Lehmonkärki. Navigation address: Lehmonkärjentie 180, 17320 Asikkala, Finland


Public transportation: Otherwise it is possible to take a bus from the airport to Lahti. From there it is possible to take a taxi to the location. Ask the taxi mobile number when necessary. Buses leave in front of the terminal 2, see the map and red arrow. Bus costs about 10€ and takes 1,5 hours to Lahti.

More info about public transportation, see Helsinki airport

For bus schedules, see Timetables . (Search from Helsinki-Vantaa airport terminal 2 to Lahti)