The King’s Trail - Snowshoe Winter Trek in Europe's Northern Wilderness

Sweden's Northern Landscape is the Perfect Location for a Snowshoe Winter Trek in Europe


The furthest northern reaches of the icy nation of Sweden lie over 180 kilometers within the arctic circle. It is here where you will find the last remote wilderness of Lapland.

Upon arriving in this winter land, you will find the ancestral home of the Sami people, and their natural treasure ‘Kungsleden’, known to us in English as ‘The King’s Trail’. This is an expansive stretch of gorgeous landscape with birch forests, stunning glaciers, rivers and the highest mountains in Sweden.


This is a snowshoe winter trek Europe of a lifetime.



Sweden's Beautiful Wilderness



Your quest begins in Abisko, home to one of Sweden’s oldest national parks, Abisko is famous for being one of the best vistas to witness for yourself the aurora borealis, this is of course the Latin name for the phenomenon us southern folk call, ‘The Northern Lights’.


This adventure averages 14km a day trekking through the icy wilderness, with a spectacular and ever-changing landscape. Each night will be spent in remotely located mountain huts. You’ll be emphatic to hear that these have saunas installed, so you can unwind in a hot meditative chamber after a cold day on the tundra.





 Adventure, and then Relax Afterwards


Those who have oft dreamed of the opportunity to be an arctic explorer will be thrilled and excited at the prospect of embarking on this epic adventure. You will be entirely self-supported instead of catered for utterly, carrying entirely your own kit of around 12-14kg for the entirety of the route.


Therefore, so go on this adventure you must have a good level of fitness, and additionally previous trekking will be beneficial to you – so get out up some hills right now!


But if you have never even seen a snow-shoe before, fear not, as training shall be provided for all, so you can ensure that you will step proudly over the snow, rather than be dredged down within its grasp.



Cultural Journey of a Lifetime



Expect dog sleds, snowmobiles, plenty of trekking, followed by comfortable and sheltered accommodation with tasty and appropriate dining, for example traditional Sami cuisine – reindeer meat. If you have any specific dietary requirements let the team know and you can be provided for.
If you are interested in this awesome trek into the snow-covered landscape of northern Lapland, then please contact Adventurous Ewe for everything you could possibly want.


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