Join this once in a lifetime adventure through the pristine landscape of Swedish Lapland in the Arctic Circle. Get set for an action-packed charity challenge in what is often described as ‘Europe’s Last Wilderness’.
Date: 22nd January 2021
Event Details: It is a mix of survival techniques and learning how to live like the Saami people dog sledding. Traverse an exciting mixture of trails from tundra lowlands to high mountain areas. Discover an area of incredible natural beauty with dense forests and frozen lakes. Spend each night in wilderness base camps and keep your eyes peeled for the famous Northern Lights (subject to weather conditions). This Arctic Wilderness charity challenge will be a real test of your endurance, where you are in charge of food, digs and feeding your dogs. The challenge is basic with self-sufficient lodgings, unpredictable weather conditions as well as looking after your team of dogs! Do something totally different while raising funds for Grove Cottage. Please Note: Past experience of dog sledding is not required.
- Once in a lifetime challenge in a remote environment
- Outstanding scenery above the Arctic Circle
- Look after a team of dogs
- Back to basics in wilderness base camps
- See the Northern Lights (weather permitting)
- Optional tour to the Ice Hotel
- Build and sleep in an Igloo
Flights to/ from Sweden, accommodation (camps, huts & lodges), transfers, full medical support, experienced guides and dog sledding team, specialist kit (leather mitts, Arctic all-in-one and Arctic boots), water and all meals except lunch and dinner on day 5.
What’s Not Included
Airport tax – £157 approx.(August 2019), travel insurance, lunch and dinner on day 5, optional tours, gratuities & spending money.
How To Take Part
To sign up for this challenge you will need to pay a registration fee and pick from one of the follow two payment options:
FULL REGISTRATION FEE OPTION: £299
SPLIT REGISTRATION FEE OPTION: £149 due when registering and then pay the remaining £150 by 22nd October 2019.
You are required to raise a minimum of £2,400 in sponsorship for Grove Cottage to take part in this challenge; £1,065 of this sponsorship will come directly to Grove Cottage.
For more information and to sign up please click here.