Sapmi Skitouring & Arctic Survival

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Sweden, Sapmi
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    Flatruet alpin plateau, in the area of Helags mountain
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    Pulk pulling through the wilderness of Harjedalen
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    Wintercamping along the route
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    Frozen lakes, majestic mountains….
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    In the winter the most of the lakes are frozen, fantastic ski touring terrain
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    Jämtland is the place of Sweden southernmost glacier
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    Carefully groomed ski trails over endless, untouched expanses
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    Rock Ptarmigan
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    Setting up camp for a cosy winter rest
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    The contrasts of the midnight sun and the winter darkness

This week-long ski tour in Sweden’s Sapmi region will be a fantastic cold-weather wilderness adventure and would also serve as an excellent introduction to Arctic travel for anyone looking at one of our more extreme winter journeys.

travel code

SAPM002

fixed departures:

(1) 15/02 – 24/02, 2016

groups:

4/12 MIN/MAX

availibility

(1) Places – 12

destination:

Sweden

type:

Arctic

duration:

8 days

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Sweden, Sapmi

This ski touring and Arctic survival course in Sweden’s Sapmi region (pronounced ‘sarmi’) will be a fantastic cold-weather wilderness adventure and would also serve as an excellent introduction to Arctic travel for anyone looking at one of our more extreme winter journeys. The week-long adventure, taking place on the sub-Arctic plateau of the Jamtland Mountains, will take in Alpine terrain, Sweden’s most Southerly glacier, vast open expanses and, during the wild camp, offer the chance to see the magnificent Northern Lights. For the bravest amongst you, there will also be the option to spend a night in a snow hole. As with all our trips, we will aim to make you self-sufficient in your environment, so expect training in Arctic survival techniques, including ice fishing, igloo building and ice safety. Once the hard work is over, we’ll spend a relaxing evening at a traditional Sapmi restaurant. We’ll then return to Oslo on the penultimate day, with the chance of an evening out in the city before departing the next day. The itinerary may be changed to suit the group or prevailing weather conditions.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrive in Oslo, train to Roros (Norway), transfer to Ljungdalen (Sweden), overnight in guesthouse

Day 2 - Transfer to start of ski-tour, ski 10km to Ljungan, Arctic skills training (including igloo building), wild camp (B,L,D*)

Day 3 - Ski to Gasen (15km), wild camp or overnight in hut (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Ski to Sylarna (18km), wild camp (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Ski to Helags station (19 km), sauna, overnight in hut (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Final ski-leg to Klappen, transfer to Ljungdalen, overnight in guesthouse (B,L)

Day 7 - Relaxing day of ice-fishing, evening at leisure in Ljungdalen, overnight in guesthouse (B,L)

Day 8 - Transport to Roros, train to Oslo, evening at leisure to explore the city, overnight in hotel (B)

Day 9 - Transfer to the airport for your return flight home (B)

* - Meals provided: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

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Included

  • All travel and transfers from (and back to) Oslo
  • All accommodation
  • Meals as per the itinerary
  • Tents, stoves, cook kit
  • Pulks

Excluded

  • Flights
  • Ski hire (if you do not bring your own)
  • Sleeping bag
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