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So the summer passed

River crossing in Sarek

River crossing in Sarek National Park.


Another summer passed with many nice tours here in Swedish Lapland. We have trekked along the King’s Trail, canoeing in the Pearl River nature reserve, crossed Sarek National park by foot, travelled along the paths in the forests of Muddus National park, seen the great Sarek moose in the valley Rapadalen and much more. Many wonderful tours and nice acquaintances with guests from near and far.

Canoeing seems to get more popular for each year and many find their way to us to rent canoes to explore Lapland’s water ways by them self. To paddle is a fantastic way of travel without carrying a heavy backpack. Instead you have all your gear in the canoe and can peacefully gliding along and enjoy the nature.

Home at the husky kennel, new kennels have been built and dog sleds and other equipment have got the required service. The dogs also need daily activities during the summer with lots of free running, play and socializing with us. We also got five new puppies from other kennels since our females didn’t get any puppies this year.

  • We summarize another nice summer. Indeed, it has been little wetter than it usually is with many rainy days but that’s how nature is.

    Matti & Stina

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    Wildlife expedition in Sarek in September

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    In the end of September, we head in to the valley of Rapadalen in Sarek National Park. Join this 7-days Wildlife Expedition in search of Bears, Lynx, Wolverines and last but not least the largest Moose bulls in Scandinavia, 18-24 September.

    Some of the highlights:

    ● Helicopter drop into Europe´s most remote wilderness
    â—Ź Hike through dramatic landscapes in Sarek National Park in Lapland
    â—Ź Spend four nights in tent in complete wilderness + two nights at guesthouse
    ● Encounter some of Europe´s largest Moose and other wildlife
    â—Ź Chance to see northern lights

    There are a few spots left on the tour and you’re welcome to join!
    Contact us for booking or if you have any questions.

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    Summer in Swedish Lapland


    Summer has arrived to the land of the north. The midnight sun doesn’t go below the horizon during night and it’s hard to motivate yourself to go to sleep. The dog sledges and winter clothes have been replaced by canoes and hiking boots.

    The first canoe tour for the season was carried out at the same time as the ice left the lakes. If you like to join us for an adventure this summer or autumn, we do still have available places on the 5 days canoe tour in the Pearl River Nature Reserve in August and on the unique Wildlife expedition in Sarek National Park in September.

  • If you like to plan and go on an adventure by yourself, we have canoes and kayaks for rental, and we also arrange with transports to drop-off and pick-up points.

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    Stina & Matti

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    2017/2018 Dates Announced on the Dog sledding Adventures

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    Another winter has passed


    The winter season 2017 passed by quickly. Time flies when you have fun. This is maybe one of our most important motto. We as guides should feel that this is as enjoyable and fun as you as a guest think it is. That’s why we only offer tours that we love to do ourselves.
    Tours and arrangements that feels right from a sustainability perspective. Sustainability can be that our dogs shall feel well and like what they are doing, we as guides should be able to keep up with this year after year without getting bored, nature should not be worn out and everyone else living in the area should not be disturbed by the fact that we travel here.

    The dogs are the essence of our life. Therefore, we seek guests for our tours that feel empathy for animals and all other living creatures. You need to understand that a sleddog is not a toy, but that you along with the dogs will form a team. We teach you how to communicate with them and in most cases, it has been shown that the contact between guest and huskies is one of the major benefits of the entire trip.

    This winter seasons tours have gone well. We have had all types of weather, seen sparkling northern lights, camped in tents, slept in wooden huts and dined in mountain lodges. We have made short tours with day tour guests as well as longer more adventurous expeditions over several days. The guests have come from all over the world in all ages.

    Stina & Matti

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    Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

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    Autumn preparation with our Siberian huskies

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    The training of our sleddogs are in full swing. After the summer’s well deserved rest-period, we always start to train our huskies in the first part of August. Since we don’t have any snow on the ground at this time and therefor are unable to go with dogsleds we let them pull our quads instead. It is always fascinating to see how excited and happy the dogs are when the fall training starts. We harness the dogs in front of the quads in the same way as in front of a sled. In the beginning we run them very short trips of a few kilometers. As the temperature drops and the dogs get in better shape we increase the distances.

    This year youngsters will also have to learn to run in a harness. They are usually anywhere between 8-12 months when they for the first run in a team. Together with experienced adult dogs, they learn as time goes how things work. During their first winter season, the youngsters mostly join on the shorter tours and gain experience and build their physical capacity in peace and quiet.

    The kennel life goes on and we are looking forward to that a new winter season is approaching. We are looking forward to get to work with our Siberian huskies, meet new people from all around the world and together travel in the amazing nature we have up here north of the Polar Circle. We are looking forward to share with you our life, that we live and love here in the north.

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    A taste of what’s coming…

    Dream away to the white snowy expanses and imagine the wind on your cheeks when you stand behind the sled after a bunch of happy Siberian huskies. Here is a video from one of our tours called Crossing Lapland with dog sled. Although the film was shot in 2009 is just as relevant today.

    The tour is the first of our week-long mountain tours in early spring winter and starts out from our kennel in Jokkmokk and ends at Saltoluokta Mountain Station. On the tour we travel through the entire spectrum of Lapland from deep forests across frozen lakes, birch forests and up on the bare mountain above the tree line.

    If you want to know more about all the adventures then take a look at our dog sledding tours and do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

    Welcome to Lapland and Jokkmokk!
    Stina & Matti

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    Summer that has been

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    Summer 2016 is over and we can summarize several nice mountain hiking tours. For we have had the privilege to guide walks widely from Abisko National Park in the north through Kebnekaise and down towards Saltoluokta and Kvikkjokk in Sarek National Park’s outskirts.

    We have also had many canoe groups along our waterways this summer.
    We have assisted them with rental canoes, kayaks, outdoor equipment and transports.
    Many are the stories that our guests come back with after their paddling tours. Bear encounters, great fishing, sunsets over tranquil lakes, meetings with locals and the peacefulness of the expansive nature here in the north.

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    Winter is over. Summer is coming.

    To the summer tours
    After a successful winter season with many nice guests from all over the world joining our dog sled tours we are now looking forward to the summer adventures ahead of us.
    Soon we will dip the paddle for a first stroke in the lake and nature will explode of life under the midnight sun.

    Join us for an adventure this summer with canoes, hike along ancient tracks, follow on a wildlife safari in Sarek National Park or catch a big pike in one of the lakes.

    Welcome to Lapland and Jokkmokk!
    Stina & Matti

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