“This was absolutely amazing. I came with my friends and loved the nature and the friendly people. Bring your friends or come by yourself, you have to experience this! “
Emma Becker, Germany
“I have never hiked or camped in winter before but it was amazing. The seminars helped a lot and the guides were there if I needed some help.”
Florine Van Der Berg, the Netherlands
“I came by myself but met fellow hikers already by the fire during the pre-evening. Loved it!”
Matt Evans, UK
“One great thing is that you can choose between shorter and longer routes. We took the shorter and had plenty of great breaks on the mountains with amazing views.”
Stina Berglund, Sweden
The High Coast Winter Classic is Europes largest winter hike and attracts people from all over the world.
Experience Sweden’s most beautiful nature together with FriluftsByn, Fjällräven, Woolpower, Gränsfors Bruk, Morakniv and 200 men and women from all over the world.
The High Coast Winter Classic is Europes most popular winter hike and a unique three-day adventure filled with beautiful scenery, friendship, seminars, fun activities, after-hike and much more.
You hike in your own pace with your equipment and tent to shared basecamps through the most beautiful parts of the High Coast of Sweden while our guides will be there to support you.
Welcome to an amazing winter adventure!
Date: 13th – 15th:e Feb 2020. (max 200 adventurers)
Included: Amazing nature and great company. Camping at FriluftsByn before and after the adventure (wed-thurs and sat-sun), bus transport to the National Park, loan of snowshoes (TSL 325 Escape Easy), map, the education”Introduction to Outdoor life in Winter”, seminars with Sweden´s leading outdoor companies, seven meals during the hike, guides, diploma and after-hike with live music.
Register: Registration opens Sunday 3:rd of November 2019 at 18:00.
Adult: 259 Euro, Under 18 years: 160 Euro
The High Coast of Sweden is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and has been voted Swedens Most Beautiful Nature plenty of times. The area has a unique mix of coastal mountains, deep forests and a shimmering coastline. The High Coast and FriluftsByn is easily accessed by plane, train or direct busses from Arlanda Airport in Stockholm. Big adventures and stunning nature – really close.
More info: Preparations >>
The High Coast Winter Hike is an outdoor festival in constant movement through the Swedish World Heritage Site. During the days you will experience some of Swedens most stunning nature, outdoor schools seminars and a lot of fun. In the evenings we gather by the campfire to share stories, food and drinks. After the adventure we celebrate at the after-hike. Trust us – this will be great!
Get all info here: Everything about the Adventure >>
Every day you can choose a longer and shorter hiking route – all depending on your experience and how you like to balance hiking with digging a hole in the snow, relax and enjoy the views. All along the route there will be guides showing you the way but it is always good to keep an eye on the map.
What is needed and how to prepare >>
Do you have a hard time getting your friends or family to join in? Well no worries, every year plenty of hikers arrive alone but leave with new likeminded friends. Join the adventure and get to know likeminded people. Check this out!
Learn more: Come by yourself, hike with new firends >>
You do not need to have any extensive outdoor experience, but you need to know how to pitch your tent and use your stove. Day 1 and Day 2 there is a shorter and a longer route so you can decied if you want to take more breaks or get more views. Here is Jerry from FriluftsByn giving some more info. You can also join the facebook group and chat with other hikers >>
Fjällräven, Woolpower, Gränsfors Bruk, Morakniv and Primus join the adventure to share their skills.
We arrange snowshoes, maps, guides, transportation, outdoor schools, seminars and after-hike with live band. You book your travels and bring your equipment.