Finnmark Plateau Skiing Adventure

Finnmark is a region high up inside the Arctic Circle in northern Norway.  On the Finnmark Plateau you can find nature at its purest.  It is wild, rugged, pristine, beautiful, and dangerous.  The area is home to the Sami and their reindeer herds, trying to coexist with those of us mad enough, from a different culture, who chose to explore this …

Hiking Kungsleden – The Mountains Of Arctic Sweden

Kungsleden is a stunning hiking trail in the north of Sweden.  It is around 440km long in its entirety, but many people, like we did, choose a section of it to hike.  Kungsleden runs from Abisko at the northern end, to Hemavan at the southern end.  During the winter months it becomes a ski trail, impassable in walking boots.  I was up here in the …

Arctic Dog Sledding Adventure

Earlier this winter I wrote about trying to get a space on Fjällräven Polar.  An adventure of a lifetime.  However, only 20 people would get selected from all over the world.  The first person for each region was chosen on votes (the person from my region had over 20000 votes…I do not know that many people), so competition was very strong …