Adventures in the Finnish Arctic Circle – The Independent

Adventures in the Finnish Arctic Circle – The Independent

In this feature for The Independent I tried my hand at ice climbing, Arctic survival, ice carting, husky droving and fat biking, in temperatures as low as -30 degrees centigrade.

 

After a winter of unrelenting darkness, the sun is slowly starting to reappear over the horizon in the furthest reaches of Northern Europe. This means visitors to Finnish Lapland can once again enjoy the thrill of winter sports in daylight. 

 

The region endures the longest winter in Europe, with consistent dumps of snow between October and May, which make it the perfect destination for active travellers keen to explore one of the continent’s last wildernesses. 

 

Read the full article here. 

Date

March 8, 2016

Category

Words