Snowshoeing & skiing 2017/18

 

snowshoes.gif free.gifSnowshoe safari

snow shoeSnowshoe hiking opens up a whole new world of fun for winter visitors. Strap these somewhat cumbersome devices on your feet, and they will take you stomping safely through the snow-covered countryside. Then just keep walking!

Departure: 15:00 Sat
Duration: 2 hours
Price: 45 € / adult
22,50 € / child (4-14 years)
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snowshoes.gif northernlights.gifNorthern lights safari with snowshoes

northern lightsIn this safari we go out to the wilderness by snowshoes to admire the Northern Lights. During the trip we will have a break for a hot drink beside a campfire. In that case we don’t see any Northern Lights, we can just enjoy the silence of nature and the beautiful scenery surrounding us. Our guide will also tell us interesting stories about the Northern Lights and beliefs that people had in the olden days about these magical light phenomena. This safari can be booked even on the departure day.
Departure: 18:30 Mon, Tue, Wed, Sun (11.12.2017-18.02.2018)
20:00 Mon, Tue, Wed, Sun (19.02.2018-30.04.2018)
Duration: 2,5 hours
Price: 53 € / adult
26,50 € / child (4-14 years)
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snowshoes.gif free.gifSnowshoe Trip to the Kellostapuli Fell-Top

KellostapuliEnjoy the wild, untouched nature and beautiful scenery of the Ylläs fells! The hike will take us through a small Canyon, forests and all the way up to the alpine top of Kellostapuli. Walking with snowshoes will open the most beautiful side of nature: wilderness and silence! On our way back we will have a picnic in a wilderness hut beside a campfire.

Departure: 11:00 Thu
Duration: 4 hours
Price: 64 € / adult
32 € / child (4-14 years)
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snowshoes.gif free.gifSnowshoeing to the Fell Kuertunturi

KuertunturiWhat is the most peaceful way to discover the pure nature of Lapland? Of course with snowshoes! Our guide takes us up to the Kuerfell where we can enjoy the magnificent view over the other fells of Äkäslompolo. But also the open plains of the arctic taiga can be seen perfectly! Our guide will serve us a hot cup of coffee, tea or hot juice and something small to eat, while explaining the arts of the arctic nature.

Departure: 11:00 Tue
Duration: 3 hours
Price: 59 € / adult
29,50 € / child (4-14 years)
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free.gifPro’s snowshoe safari to Tahkokuru

For everyone who appreciates peace and quietness, snowshoeing is the best way to discover the untouched nature of Lapland and enjoy the beauty of fells. This safari may easily be the highlight of Your holiday! The landscape of Ylläs area offers many place with magnificient views and Tahkokuru is one of those places. We climb over the Kesänki and have a well earned picnic in Tahkokuru fireplace. During the safari we learn from the quide interesting things about nature of Lapland. This snowshoe safari is a bit more demanding due to the length and the landscape, so it is especially recommended to people with some earlier experience or moderate physical condition.

Departure: 11:00 Fri
Duration: 4 hours
Price: 69 € / adult
34,50 € / child (4-14 years)
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Northern light snowshoe safari to Peurakaltio *NEW*

The excursion starts with a 15 minutes drive from Äkäslompolo to the National Park on the south side of Äkäskero. Here we put the snowshoes on and walk through a beautiful snow covered pine forest and rise towards the flat top of Äkäskero. On our way we climb over varied terrain and also steeper passages, but the hard work is rewarded once we reach the top. The view opens up towards the north, trees overblown with snow and above, nothing but sky. While our guide tells us about the various beliefs related to Auroras we tour the top of the fell and keep our eyes open to catch possible Northern Lights dancing in the sky. The most funniest part of the tour is the quick slide down the fell on our snowshoes. At the bottom of the fell we have some time to relax at Peurakaltio ski café, where we get to warm up and enjoy a hot drink and something sweet. At the end we drive back to Äkäslompolo again.

Departure: 18:00 Thu
Duration: 3,5 hours
Price: 69 € / adult
34,50 € / child (4-14 years)
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skiing.gif free.gifCross country skiing school

cross country ski schoolTraditional cross-country skiing is perhaps the best way of experiencing the beauty of the Finnish winter. No wonder it’s the most popular winter sport in Finland! The ski trails are interesting and varied, with beautiful forest scenery, and ample climbs and descents. Lake Äkäslompolo is ideal for cross country novices. Skating lessons only on request.

Departure: 9:30 & 13:00  Mon
Duration: 1,5 – 2 hours
Price: 44 € / adult
22 € / child (4-14 years)
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