Wilderness skills

Activity facts

Duration: 3 hours Suitable for: Everyone Restrictions: We don’t recommend booking this activity with children under the age of 12 between December and February. Included: Transfer into the wilderness depending on the season, flint & eldris knife Gather at: Meeting Point
Learn the basic skills of wilderness survival. Experience the elements of nature and make your own fire with flint.
Get the right skills for surviving and navigating in the wilderness on this fun and easy adventure that takes you deep into Jukkasjärvi’s woodlands. The tour starts with a transfer out in the forest. Your experienced wilderness guide talks about the nature around you, how to navigate by signs in the nature and how to treat it with respect. The guide gives some basic facts about what you can eat from nature’s pantry to get energy and vitamins, and how you find shelter in bad weather. You learn the most important skill, how to start a fire with flint, before the tour is over.


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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 to dress according to weather since the entire activity is held in a outdoor setting.
Loan of warm winter overall, warm shoes, gloves and balaclava if needed in winter. During the rest of the year we can offer a a raincoat. Flint to make a fire is included and so is an eldris knife from Morakniv. Visit Riverside Lobby to get equipt.
Required to bring
Dress warm underneath, preferably in thermal clothing, a warm middle layer and hat in winter and in comfortable clothes according to the weather the rest of the year.
A pair of comfortable shoes is our best tip.

Keep in mind

This is a survival tour, which means that no food or equipment other than mentioned above is included. We don’t recommend booking this activity with children under the age of 12 between December and February since we do this tour in all weathers, with no indoor facilities, and that time of year it is very cold.
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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