Skiing Expedition from Finland to Norway
Welcome to this great cross country skiing expedition through the Finnish and Norwegian Lapland – 170 kilometres – ending up at the northernmost cliff of the European continent – Cape Nordkyn. Position 71°08.00 Northern latitude.
Experience the forests of Finland through the white desert of the Norwegian mountain plains and the panorama view of the Barents Sea! Luggage and food transported by our guide with snowmobile and sledge. The skiing guide takes You safely through this enormous mountain area.
A good skiing technic is demanded to be able to follow the long day distances of this expedition.
Daily distances varies from 25 to 35 kilometres. The temperatures, however, are not going to fall beyond -5 to -15 degrees but in case of strong winds or storms, the progress of the expedition can become very hard.
Cross country skis, ski wax, (neverwax skis is a good alternative), shoes with covers, wind proof outer clothing, woollen socks, skiing gloves, extra mittens, extra fleece or woollen pullover, extra socks, sun glasses/cream, small torch, sleeping bag, towell, soap, and alpine googles.
Personal equipment to be maintained and cleaned by yourself during the expedition; Soup Bowl, flat plate, hot drink cup, drinking glass, fork, knife and spoon.
RENT OF EQUIPMENT
Cross country skis, sticks, shoes, alpine googles, and sleeping bag can be rented from Nordic Safari AS.
Bring personal luggage in a solid bag. Max weight 15. kg. The luggage will be transported on the sledge of the service snowmobile to each overnight cottage. Suitcase and parts of the luggage not needed in the mountains can be sent with our service car to Ifjord and from there To Adventure Camp Mehamn
During the skiing day You can carry a light backpack with your personal small things needed for the day. Thermo bottle, chocolate, extra windjacket, camera etc.