OUTDOOR SCHOOLS AND SEMINARS

For many participants the High Coast Winter Hike is their first winter adventure ever. To make this and future adventures more enjoyable we have invited our friends from Sweden’s leading outdoor companies to share thier passion and experince with us.

These courses and seminars are optional but greatly appreciated by our participants as they are not only a great learning opportunity, they also bring everyone together for the adventure ahead.

SCHEDULE

1. Thurs 09:00 – 11:00 Introduction to Outdoor Life in Winter
Outdoor school in Friluftbyns “The Livingroom” (Vardagsrummet). FriluftsByn, Naturkompaniet, Woolpower, TSL Snowshoes go over the basics that will make the adventure more comfortable.

2. Thurs 17:00 and 20:00 Camplife with Naturkompaniet.
Nightcamp at Tärnättvattnet. Our friends from Naturkompaniet will show how to make a good nightcamp so you get a good nights sleep.

3. Fri 12:00 – 16:00 Fire, axe and knife
Skrattabborstjärn. Gränsfors Bruk and Morakniv shows how to best use knif and axe to make a fire.

We start the adventure with some basic tips since for most people this is the first time ever being out on a winter hike.

During the adventure you will get help and tips from Swedens leading outdoor companies. Fjällräven, Woolpower, Gränsfors Bruk, Morakniv and TSL Snowshoes.

1. INTRODUCTION TO OUTDOOR LIFE IN WINTER

Thursday 09:00 – 11:30, FriluftsByn

The basic knowledge and skills that will make your adventure even more comfortable. The seminar is moderated by Jerry Engström, FriluftsByn and during the morning you will get advice from Woolpower, the Outdoor Collective and TSL Outdoor as well as get to know Morakniv and Gränsfors Bruk. Here is a great opportunity to ask all the questions you have to the best in the business. The goal is for everyone to feel ready, prepared and excited to head out for the winter adventure.

INTRODUCTION TO OUTDOOR LIFE IN THE WINTER

09:00: Welcome, Jerry Engström, FriluftsByn
09:30: Clothing with Woolpower
09:45: Backpack, Tent and Sleepingbag with Naturkompaniet
10:00: Gränsfors Bruk
10:10: Eating outdoors with Outmeals
10:20: Snowshoes with TSL
BREAK
10:45: Routines during winter hiking, FriluftsByn
11:00: Map check
11:30: Lunch

DRESSED FOR ADVENTURE

Together with Woolpower we go through how to dress and adjust your clothing during the adventure.

BACKPACK, TENT & SLEEPING BAG

Together with Fjällräven we go through how you pack and adjust your backpack for best comfort. We also go through the basics about tent and sleeping bag.

IMPORTANT ROUTINES

FriluftsByn takes you through the routiens that will make your adventure more safe and enjoyable. What to think about when you wake up, when you hike and before you go to sleep.

HIKE WITH SNOWSHOES

If the winter is “normal” we will need to hike with snowshoes (rental included). TLS are here to show how to use snowshoes and adjust them to various conditions.

2. CAMP IN COMFORT WITH NATURKOMPANIET

Thursday 17:00 and 20:00 Nightcamp Tärnättvattnet

Our friends from Naturkompaniet is here to share their knowledge and expertise about spending nights in the outdoors. Learn more about the tent and sleeping bag, how to set up the perfect nightcamp and even sleep under the stars.

CAMP IN COMFORT

  • How to choose the right camping spot and how to pitch a tent.
  • How to sleep comfortably in a tent.
  • The routines that makes all the difference. 

If you’re eager to learn – Here are a few tips from Magnus at Naturkompaniet.

THE ROUTINE

Everything get easier when you have a routine. Our friends from Naturkompaniet show us what to think about when you reach the nightcamp.

A GOOD NIGHTS SLEEP

The tips and tricks that help you fall asleep and wake up rested.

THE PERFECT BASECAMP

Learn how to best set up your nightcamp.

FREE SLEEPING

Do you dare to sleep outside your tent? We show you how to!

3. FIRE, AXES AND KNIVES WITH GRÄNSFORS BRUK & MORA KNIV

Friday 12:00 – 16:00, Skrattabbortjärn

Meet two of Swedens most legendary tool experts – Gränsfors Bruk and Morakniv. They will share their passion for axes and knives and let you practise the art of making fire.

USING THE AXE WITH GRÄNSFORS BRUK

Emelie and Emma from Gränsfors Bruk brings different axes and will teach you some of the basic skills and tricks from the experts. If you don’t want to wait on some tips – check out this link equipment >>

THE IMPORTANCE OF THE KNIFE

Ragnar and Krister from Morakniv is here to sharpen your skills (see what we did there) when it comes to using the knife. If you’re all about the tips check out this link today equipment >>

THERE ARE MANY REASONS TO JOIN THE ADVENTURE

EXPERIENCE SWEDEN >>

Enjoy the area that has recently been voted Swedens most beautiful nature - The World Heritage Site High Coast of Sweden. Deep forests, majestic coastal mountains and a frozen coastline. Make sure to bring your powerbank!

COURSES AND SEMINARS >>

Meet Sweden´s leading outdoor companies and get the skills and learn the tricks that will make nature more comfortable and impress your friends.

HAVE TONS OF FUN >>

What happens when 200 people gather up by nightcamps in the middle of nature? Well what happens in the woods stay in the woods. But let´s just say we have a lot of fun!

COME BY YOURSELF! >>

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.