People per Guide
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Dec
Type of Trip
- Experience the mountain flora, fauna, and topography of northern Finland.
- Immerse yourself in Sami culture by spending nights in local wilderness huts.
- Travel safe with a certified guide and experience Kasivarsi on a personal level.
Peruse the beauty in the northern wilds of Finland on an eight-day ski touring program! Take a guided program in Halti and the surrounding Kasivarsi Wilderness Area and enjoy the rare opportunity to explore the snowy paradise of a historic northern European landscape!
Set in the most mountainous terrain of Finland, the Kasivarsi Wilderness Area is located in the northwestern corner of the country. This expansive Lapland region is notorious for hilly skiing conditions in the remote countryside along the border with Norway and Sweden.
In Kasivarsi, you can ascend Halti Fell, the highest point in the country, while taking in the abundant and unique flora and fauna, including Arctic char. The unforgiving landscape possess a captivating beauty that can be experienced with every sense on this amazing eight-day program. You will be ski touring through the unmatched backcountry of some of Finland’s most remarkable sites with an experienced certified guide to make sure you get the most from this trip.
Our approach to the wilderness area is made easier with seamless transfers from Tromso and Kilpisjarvi. The Sami culture exuding from every point in our journey enhances the enriching local experience of the ski program. Each night we settle into wilderness huts to provide a truly immersive Finnish understanding.
The peaceful nature of the Kasivarsi is sure to please any adventure looking to avoid the crowds and spend their days discovering untouched snow along varying routes and landscapes. This hilly region promises phenomenal skiing with delightfully cultured activities to supplement your program.
This area is like my backyard, and I would be honored to show you a local experience in this pristine territory. My program is a safe, satisfying, and all-around fun way to live the Finnish lifestyle synonymous with Scandinavia. You will never forget this extraordinary adventure.
You should be in great physical shape and possess strong skills as a skier. The backcountry in Lapland and the Kasivarsi Wilderness Area is desolate and challenging, which means you should also have the mental fortitude to complete this sustained expedition.
Book this amazing Nordic ski touring program NOW and spend eight days in the pure snow paradise of Halti and the Kasivarsi Wilderness Area in Finland!
We can cover other areas in northern Finland, included a hut-to-hut ski tour in Lemmenjoki National Park or a week-long program backcountry skiing in eastern Lapland!
Price per person
- Guiding fee
- All meals during trip
- Transport to the start of the trip
- Transport during the trip
- Group equipment
What happens if I need to cancel the trip?
If you decide to cancel, you’ll get a 100% refund (minus fees) if the cancellation is notified up to 60 days before the start of the tour, a 75% refund (minus fees) if you cancel between 59 and 30 days before the start of the tour, and a 50% refund if you cancel between 29 and 21 days before the start of the tour. If you cancel less than 21 days before the first day of the tour, you won’t receive a refund. Take into account, however, that if accommodation, flights or transfers were included in the trip you booked, then a different policy may apply as the guide will be bound by the provider’s cancellation policy.
What happens if the guide cancels the trip because of bad weather/unsuitable conditions?
If bad weather or unsuitable conditions force the guide to cancel the trip, he or she will: a) propose a similar activity at a different place where conditions are better, or b) propose to postpone the activity until a later date, or c) cancel. If you refuse option a), our cancellation policy will apply. Please note, however, that the call to cancel a trip due to bad weather can only be made by the guide (not the client).
What happens if the guide doesn’t show up or cancels for personal reasons?
If the guide cancels for reason of injury or other, you will get a 100% refund on your trip.
Arrive in Tromso
We will arrive in Tromso and transfer to Kilpisjarvi in Finland to prepare for our excursion.
Day 2 to 7:
Kasivarsi Wilderness Area
Our next six days will be spent diving into the immaculate terrain of the Kasivarsi Wilderness Area surrounding Halti and Lapland.
Our adventure will feature up to 20 kilometers of skiing a day, possibly more if you are up to the challenge. You will spend evenings at various huts throughout the region, with a wide selection of possible runs and routes. You can drop below the tree line and check out a birch-bounded waterfall, or we can climb Halti Fell and summit the highest point in Finland. Our choices are endless.
The terrain includes canyons and tree skiing, with steep lines and wide runs. We can shift our focus from day-to-day and adjust our objectives, moving from aesthetics to heart-pumping action.
The final evening will be spent back at Kilpisjarvi for a relaxing night to culminate the trip.
Depart from Tromso
After breakfast, we will return to Tromso and leave an amazing and unforgettable vacation.
You will be staying in hotels, cabins, and wilderness huts for the duration of your trip.