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: 9–11 Feb 2023

Register: Registration opens Friday 28:th of October 2022 at 15:00.
Adult: 299 Euro, Under 18 years: 149 Euro
All information about registration >>
OBS!: Use the code "earlybird" before the 30:th of November and get 50 Euro off your registraton.

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, 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.

The High Coast Winter Hike is Europes largest winter hike and attracts people from all over the world. Many have never done anything like this before – but you need to come prepared.


Three days that feels like so much more – stunning nature, learning new skills and great atmosphere. Hike by yourself or with your friends when you feel like it and join others when you like. You carry your own equipment and tent and hike in your own pace to the nightcamp where we light fire and enjoy the company. This is what you can look forward to.


During three days we will hike through the highlights of the High Coast, one of Swedens most beautiful regions.


We invite some of Swedens most popular outdoor brands to join us and share their skills. Here is the lineup for 2022.


Pre-evening, ice bathing, After-Hike and much more. The hike is like a moving festival. Here are is what will happen.


Every year plenty of hikers arrive by themselves and join others. Want to know more?

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 >>

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 >>


“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