Midwinter Friluftsliv & Hygge

Midwinter Friluftsliv & Hygge

Embrace nordic winter in a beautiful mountain lodge with cross country skiing, a wood-fired sauna and good food.

Head to snowy Sweden to immerse in a unique Swedish winter culture. Learn to ski cross-country in the heart of Nordic skiing and learn how to build a snow bivouac (and sleep in it should you choose!). Go ice skating on a frozen lake* and try ice climbing on a frozen waterfall. Balance out with a revitalising wood-fired sauna and fine-dining in a stunning mountain lodge. Swedish winter frilutfsliv and hygge at its finest. *Depending on conditions.

Cross-country skiing

Stunning mountain lodge

Ice skating or ice climbing

Local fine dining

Snow bivouac workshop

*Trip confirmed to run when minimum reached
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Price Includes

3 fully-guided days

Cross-country skiing equipment

Ice skating / Ice climbing equipment

4 nights at a mountain lodge

Sauna and hot tub

All meals throughout the adventure and stay

5% donation to your chosen Impact Project

Transport from nearest town, Funäsdalen to lodge

Price Excludes

Travel to/from nearest town (Funäsdalen)

Personal travel insurance

Any other items not mentioned as included


4 nights in double/twin room at mountain lodge (based on two people sharing)

Food and Drink

4 breakfasts

4 lunches

3 two-course dinner

Local fine dining

Equipment Provided

Cross-country skiing equipment

Ice climbing equipment

Ice skating equipment


Sleeping bag/mat (for snow bivouac)

Equipment to Bring

Ski jacket and trousers

Base layer (long sleeve top and bottom)

Thin fleece sweater

Medium fleece sweater

Down / insulated jacket or warm thick sweater

Warm scarf / buff

Warm hat

Two pairs of warm / ski gloves

15 - 25L backpack

Reusable water bottle

Two pairs ski socks

Comfortable indoor clothes


Arrival & Departure

Transport can be arranged from Funäsdalen (16 km) or elswewhere, let us know!

Slow Travel Suggestions

Slow train (Inlandsbanan) from Stockholm to Östersund and Bus to Funäsdalen

Or train from Oslo to Roros or Trondheim in Norway and transfer to Funäsdalen

See also the app Freelway for public transport within Funäsfjällen area.

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Private trips also available.
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Midwinter Friluftsliv & Hygge

Your guide and host at the lodge, Jon, is a native of Funasfjallen, and one of the few local activity providers who speaks the traditional Jamt folk language Harjedalska. A mountain professional, fantastic chef, and nominated as one of Sweden's best skiers by the magazine Åka skidor, Jon loves nothing more than to share his love of snow and the mountains with guests. With help and recommendations from Jon and lccal individuals, we have a number of conservation projects in Jamtland Harjedalen that you can support by booking with Slow Adventure.

Jämtland Härjedalen, Sweden

impact projects

5% of your adventure price goes directly to supporting one of these four amazing local conservation projects, which you choose at time of booking.

Protecting the Swedish Arctic Fox

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Summer Trails in Storlien

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Hiking Trails Maintenance

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Protecting the Wild Muskox

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5 days / 4 nights
GBP per person (inc. 5% donation)
Winter 2024
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