Cross Country Ski Tour with Swedish Fika

Activity facts

Duration: 2,5 timmar Suitable for: Everyone Age limit: 12 Gather at: Meeting Point
Join us on a cross-country ski tour along the Torne River to the small island of Rimisaari and experience the Arctic nature.
Together with a wilderness guide, you go on a wonderful trip with cross-country skis. We ski at a prepared trail along the Torne River and our destination is the island of Rimisaari located in the middle of Torne River, just outside Icehotel. Once at Rimisaari, we gather around the crackling open fire for some coffee. For those who want to ski more, there is the opportunity to continue skiing on the prepared loop along the river.

The tour is suitable for both experienced skiers and beginners, before we set off from Icehotel the guide will show and explain ski technique. Recommended age is from 12 years.


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Your clothing is the most important part in order to be able to enjoy your activity to the fullest. We strongly advise you not to underestimate the cold in the Arctic during the winter months and to carefully follow our recommendations regarding clothing and equipment.

Loan of skiis, ski poles and boots for the tour. Loan of warm winter overall, warm shoes, gloves, and balaclava is always included for your stay at Icehotel. Visit Riverside Lobby to get equipt.
Dress warm underneath, preferably in thermal clothing, a warm middle layer, and hat.

Keep in mind

This activity is outdoor and it can be very cold during the period December – February.

The activity always begins at the scheduled time, gather at Meeting point at least 15 minutes earlier, equipt and ready. Please note that you as a guest are personally responsible to visit Riverside Lobby well ahead to get equipt if that is included in the activity. Read more about the equipment offered for this particular activity in the section above.
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