Ski Tour in Swedish Lapland
Facts of the trip:
Price: 1670 €
Location: Kungsleden, Sweden
Date: Guaranteed departure 31.3.- 6.4.2020
Duration of the tour: 7 days, 5 days skiing.
Number of participants: Min 4, max 8 people.
Level: Intermediate. Participants are required to have a good basic fitness. We carry about 15 kg backpack and / or drag about 15 kg sledge in partly steep hills approx. 5 - 10 hours a day.
Accommodation: In tents or mountain lodges. Accommodation in lodges by additional cost. You can make your decision about accommodation also during the trip. Accommodation in hut costs about 30€/night.
Meals: Full board. Breakfast, lunch package and dinner are included in the price during the trek.
The price includes: Guidance, tent, mattress, winter sleeping bag, transport from the center of Gällivare to Saltoluokta and back, the above-mentioned meals on the tour.
The price does not include: Flights, accommodation in hut, insurance.
Insurance: The participants are responsible for their own travel insurance which is suitable for mountain skiing tour.
By an additional cost: Accommodation in huts, mountain skis, boots and bindings, 60 € / trip, backpack 10 € / trip, sled 30 € / trip, parka and pant in 30 € / trip. Hikes n´Trails trip participants can buy socks, woolen underwear and other necessary equipment for a special price from our shop.
Ask the list of equipment for the tour.
Meeting at 7 am at the Gällivare bus station in northern Sweden. Transfer with a bus and arrival to Saltoluokta at about 2 pm. After about 3 km skiing from a bus stop to Saltoluokta mountain station we accommodate in tent or rooms in our own sleeping bags. Dinner is served in the restaurant. You can find a little grocery, outdoor store, shop, sauna, restaurant and a kitchen in the station.
2nd day, Saltoluokta - Sitojaure
We wake up in the morning, pack up, enjoy a rich and varied breakfast and start the first day of skiing to Sitojaure hut. Hike begins with a quite steep hill and after three kilometers skiing we`ll reach the mountain top. The journey continues in a stunning Swedish mountain scenery. After few hours we arrive at the small Sitojaure fell hut.
Dinner, equipment maintenance and accommodation in tents or bunk beds.
Distance 19 km in about 7 hours. The difference in altitude 390m - 630m.
3rd day, Sitojaure - Aktse
After breakfast, we head over Kaskajaure and descend high up to the mountain. We`ll enjoy the breathtaking scenery again during the skiing tour and continue to ancient forests and the varying terrain to Aktse mountain hut.
Dinner, equipment maintenance and accommodation in tents or in the hut.
Distance 10 km in about 5 hours. The difference in altitude 630 - 500m
4th day, Aktse, landscape skiing day
After a good breakfast we make nice packed lunch and head to a calm trip to the picturesque landscape. We´ll get high on the mountain and to watch the stunning views of Sarek and Rapadalen. We eat lunch and enjoy a hot drink in the mountains, take pictures and descend to Aktse hut for a dinner.
Accommodation in hut or in the tent.
Distance about 10 km in about 7 hours. The difference in altitude from 500 to 650m
5th day, Aktse - Pårte
After a good night's sleep and a nutritious breakfast in the morning we wear the ski boots on and start our longest day of the trip from the Lake Laitaure ice. After leavingn the ice we start climbing few kilometers up to the fell. Landscapes pays the price of climbing! The last kilometers to Pårte hut will be easier to ski in the massive pine forest.
Dinner, equipment maintenance and accommodation in a tent or hut.
Distance about 22 km in about 10 hours, the difference in altitude 500 - 500m
6th day. Pårte - Kvikkjokk
Our last but not the least skiig day begins again after a good breakfast and lead us to the old-growth forest across the mountains and towards the end position Kvikkjokk. After gently descend we arrive to the magnificent and historically valuable Kvikkjokk mountain station. After our long distance skiing trip it is wonderful to enjoy a rich selection of services, to wash up and have a tasty dinner in the restaurant and go over the highlights of our tour together around the dinner table.
Distance about of 17 km in about 8 hours in altitude 500 - 320m
7th day, Departure day
Travel by bus to Gällivare begins after breakfast in the restaurant and we are driving safely to the center of Gällivare where we say goodbye and the group will continue to home. We hope to see you soon again!