Skiing

Activity facts

Duration: 3 hours Suitable for: Everyone with a basic fitness level Restrictions: This tour is not recommended for people with cardiovascular diseases. Age limit of 8 years. Age limit: 8 Included: Cross-country skiis, ski poles, ski boots, technique instruction, grilled sasuage, lingonberry juice & coffe/tea Gather at: Meeting Point
Cross-country skiing is very popular in northern Sweden during the winter months, a wholesome activity that exercises the entire body and creates tranquility by being close to nature.
The tour starts at Icehotel where you get equipped and receives a short instruction from the guide of the best techniques for cross-country skiing. Together with the guide, you head out, inhaling clean and crisp air, and ski upstream Torne River. You reach the island Rimisaari where you make coffee over an open fire and grill sausage. Keep your eyes peeled for wild animals; with some luck, you might spot beautiful birds, reindeer or even a moose. The skiing equipment is your to keep for the rest of the day, if you would like to head out on your own adventure after the guided tour.

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Equipment

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.
Included
Loan of warm winter overall, warm shoes, gloves and balaclava if needed. Visit Riverside Lobby to get equipt.
Required to bring
Dress warm underneath, preferably in thermal clothing, a warm middle layer and hat. Choose clothing that enables you to move around with ease.
Tip
A great opportunity to bring a camera in case we spot some wild animals or just to remember a true Swedish activity, often enjoyed by the locals.

Keep in mind

The skiing equipment is your to keep for the rest of the day, if you would like to head out on your own adventure after the guided tour.
Departure time
The activity always begins on 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 equipment offered for this particular activity in the section above.
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