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8-day Halti hut-to-hut backcountry ski expedition in the Scandinavian fells, northern Finland

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8-day Halti hut-to-hut backcountry ski expedition in the Scandinavian fells, northern Finland
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Join a certified mountain guide for this scenic and exciting 8-day backcountry skiing tour through the Kasivarsi Wilderness Area in northern Finland. Explore the Finnish section of the Scandinavian fells and experience the Arctic in all of its glory.

Group

Scandinavian Mountains

8 Days

Jan - Apr

Fit

Intermediate


Highlights

* Enjoy the stunning scenery of northern Finland.

* Ski over untouched and excellent powder each day.

* Take advantage of great opportunities to see the Northern Lights!

Description

The Scandinavian fells, also known as the Scandinavian Mountains, run through the northern end of Scandinavia and make for some of Europe’s best backcountry skiing.

Join us and over the course of 8 days, we will head out on an unforgettable hut-to-hut skiing adventure through the Kasivarsi Wilderness Area.

We will spend most of our trip above the tree line, enjoying incredible views as well as exploring the various mountains in the range, some of which are 1.000 meters high. We will even summit Finland’s tallest mountain (1.324 meters) as we go!

Each night will be spent in a different mountain hut, but if everyone is willing, we will also have the option to try out some Arctic camping.

Among the various highlights you can expect to enjoy on the trip are seeing frozen waterfalls, which are always an impressive sight, as well as enjoying the solitude of the empty Finnish backcountry.

At dark, we will also be privy to the Northern Lights. With no other competing source of light in the backcountry, we should get some unparalleled great views of this spectacular phenomenon.

So what are you waiting for? Book now for an unforgettable 8-day backcountry skiing adventure through the remote Scandinavian fells in Finland’s Kasivarsi Wilderness Area!

If you like the look of this trip then we think you will also enjoy our 8-day backcountry ski tour of Lemmejoki National Park, also in northern Finland!

Price includes

- Accommodation included

- Guiding fee

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

- Transport during the trip


FAQs

Can I join a group for this expedition?

Yes, there are several scheduled dates to join a group for this expedition, from January to April. You can click on 'See Dates and Prices', and check the scheduled Group Dates.

What's included in this expedition?

All the gear, food, transport during the trip (and also to and from Tromso), and accommodation is included. Please note that if you do not have your own suitable BC ski shoes (Rottefella NNN BC, but NOT NNN xc bindings), we can rent them for 50 euros extra. Please do not hesitate to ask if there is anything more you would like to know!

What are some recommended accommodations near our adventure location?

We understand that finding the perfect place to stay is an essential part of your adventure experience. To help you with this, we’ve curated a list of three highly recommended hotels that offer comfort, convenience, and a touch of local charm. These accommodations are well-suited for adventurers looking to relax and rejuvenate after an exciting day of exploration
Scandic Havet Bodø Norway
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Clarion Collection Hotel Grand Bodø Bodø Norway
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Radisson Blu Hotel Bodø Norway
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About the guide

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Wild Hikes

Tour Operator

If you are looking to avoid mass tourism and want to experience authentic wilderness, we have what you are looking for! We are an adventure travel company centered in human-powered wilderness travels and expeditions, especially in Finland and northern Scandinavia. Our team of highly trained professional wilderness guides, with vast experience on hiking in demanding conditions, will take you to appreciate nature in a sustainable way.

Our team of experts will guide you off the beaten track and well beyond! We offer several unique programs, from relaxed weekend hikes and overnight trips to snowshoeing or skiing in remote arctic wilderness to high-lake packrafting tours, customized extra demanding treks, fishing holidays or educational wilderness trainings. Don’t hesitate to contact us! We have the perfect wild adventure for you!

Languages

English


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