Backcountry Skiing Week in Eastern Lapland, Finland

Head to the wilderness of Finland with a certified guide and discover the fun of ski touring through the gorgeous landscape of Eastern Lapland on an unbeatable week-long program.

 
 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

7 days

Mountain Range

Scandinavian Mountains

People per Guide

8 people

Trip Level

Sustained

Offer Period

Feb, Mar, Apr

Type of Trip

Group


Highlights

 
  • Revel in the Northern Lights and a star-filled sky in an isolated wilderness.

  • Accomplish a week of backcountry skiing in perfect conditions.

  • Fully immerse yourself in Finland by pulling your own sledge and setting up camp


 
Leave the hustle and bustle of daily life and give yourself a week of backcountry skiing in the enchanting solitude of Eastern Lapland! Enjoy a guided ski touring program in the beauty of the Finnish wilderness, the Scandinavian Mountains, and the satisfying tranquility of an oft-forgotten destination!

Eastern Lapland and the north of Finland is an unforgiving destination in both beauty and environment. Set in the Scandinavian Mountains and bordering Russia to the east, it is an outdoorsman’s dream location that offers a unique personal experience with the land and a rare chance to perform self-fulfilling activities in unusual conditions.

With wilderness risk comes wilderness reward, and that is where your program comes in. Over the course of a week, you will have the chance to ski virgin runs that have never been seen, let alone skied. Not only will you take advantage of prime snow and powder conditions, you will set up shop in the middle of this pristine landscape and camp your way through the entire trip.

Frozen lakes of immutable purity accompany your runs, with delightful tree skiing and long, uninterrupted runs a norm. You will bring your supplies and gear along with you on a sledge, living the way the locals do for an enriching cultural experience that enhances the skiing experience tenfold.

The nights will be spent building fires, eating wholesome meals, and enjoying the company of your group and nature. If we plan accordingly, we can expect to view the dancing Northern Lights as we nod off to sleep. Our isolation will give us unprecedented access to the star-filled sky, far away from the distractions of city lights and the worries of life.

This remarkable program is a truly evocative and moving experience, and I am thrilled to share it with you. I will give you a safe, genuine, and ultimately satisfying Finnish skiing trip that will leave a lasting impression on you. You will never forget your time in the immense wilderness of Finland.

You should be in great physical shape with the necessary mental fortitude to accomplish this sustained trip. You should have backcountry experience and be prepared for a journey that entails intractable resilience.

Book this perfect backcountry skiing program NOW and live a week of the Lapland life in the northern wild of Finland!

We can also check out an eight-day hut-to-hut ski tour in Lemmenjoki National Park! There is even an eight-day guided ski touring program in Halti that I would be more than happy to show you!


Price per person

 
1 Person
1011 USD

 

Price includes

 
  • Guiding fee
  • Accommodation
  • All meals during trip
  • Transport to the start of the trip
  • Group equipment
 This is the price to join one of our group programs. The price includes the guiding fee, six (6) breakfasts, five (5) lunches, and six (6) dinners, lodging in shared-facility rooms and camping throughout the trip, single airport transfer by bus, camping equipment, and a sledge. Ski equipment is available to rent for €60.
 

 

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.

 

Itinerary

 
  • Day 1: Arrive in Kemihaara

    We will meet at the Kuusamo Airport and begin the four-hour transfer to Kemihaara for our first night.

  • Day 2: Prepare for Expedition

    We will go over our supplies and prepare our sledges for the upcoming expedition. Gear and food will be divided among the participants, and we will be ready to begin our journey.

  • Day 3 to 6: Backcountry Skiing

    We will enjoy four full days of the unique Finnish backcountry, ski touring through an array of terrain that includes serene forest skiing and isolated runs of untouched snow.

    Our evenings will be spent camping along the way, enjoying a true immersive experience in the unrivaled beauty and solitude of this northern European country.

    The final night will be spent in Kemihaara in preparation for our departure the following morning.

  • Day 7: Departing from Kemihaara

    Our final day will involve transferring to the airport to leave our trip after an amazing experience.

 
 

Other details

 
Skill level required
Intermediate
Fitness level required
Fit
Meeting point
We will meet at the Kuusamo Airport. Contact me upon booking for further instruction regarding our meet.
Accommodation

We have two (2) nights of accommodation in Kemihaara at the beginning and the end of the trip, then camping in tents for the remainder of our trip.

 

About the Guide

 
 
 
 
FROM 1011 USD per person

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