Snowshoe & Dog Sled Adventure in Swedish Lapland
Snowshoe & Dog Sled Adventure in Swedish Lapland

Activity Snapshot

  • Sport level
    Beginner
  • Spoken languages
    Swedish, English
  • Duration
    4 hrs
  • Opening seasons:
    • J
    • F
    • M
    • A
    • M
    • J
    • J
    • A
    • S
    • O
    • N
    • D

Activity description

The ultimate Lapland package - explore the Swedish Taiga on this snowshoe and dog sled experience!

Journey through the largest boreal forest in the world on this authentic Swedish adventure. Experience two of the area's most traditional forms of transport - snowshoeing to a log cabin where you'll meet your pack for a hands-on dog sled experience - racing through Swedish Lapland under the guidance of a Lulea local!

Location
This activity is run and operated from a traditional farmhouse 30-minutes drive outside Lulea - a northerly county in Sweden. Situated on the outskirts of the Taiga (boreal forest), this area is part of Swedish Lapland.

Activity
Meet the team at the activity base near Lulea for this snowshoeing & dog sledding package. Combining two of the region's most iconic winter sports, during this half-day adventure, you'll get to hike through the world's largest biosphere the old fashioned way and take the reigns as you learn how to mush your own team of huskies! Like all great adventures in Lapland, your excursion starts with kitting up in the right equipment (snow boots, outerwear and snowshoes). Wrapping up, you'll set off into the Taiga for a 2-hour hike - using crampons and poles to make your way through the frozen forest. Reaching a traditional log cabin, enjoy a fireside lunch before you meet your pack and harness up - learning the commands and techniques you"ll need to navigate the trail ahead. Controlling up to 8 dogs, cruise back through the snow-laden forest - weaving through the snowline and avoiding obstacles along the way. Reaching the camp, mark the moment with some photos and well-deserved belly rubs before you head back to Lulea.

Conditions
Operating during the winter season from December to March, this activity is suitable for anyone of reasonable physcial fitness from 8 years and up. Adult and junior snowshoes available.

minimum 8 y/o
Cancellation policy: 
moderate1) Cancellation 10 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are automatically refunded for the full activity price

2) Cancellation between 4 and 10 days prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are entitled to a 50% refund

3) 4 days or later, prior to the agreed activity starting date, is considered last-minute cancellations
→ No refund will be made
Included
  • Lead Guide & Equipment
  • Lunch & Light Refreshments
Excluded
  • Pick-Up/Drop-off (400 SEK)
Do not forget to bring
Do not forget to bring
  • Snow Boots
  • Winter Outerwear
  • Scarf, Beanie, Gloves
Meeting point
Ale Byaväg 546, 975 91 Luleå, Sweden Get directions
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