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Autumn hike Swedish Mountains near Åre in the area of "Jämtland"

Join us on this wonderful 5 day autumn hike in northern Sweden. The hiking adventure is a 5 day tour with 4 days out on the mountain of ”Jämtland” The tour is a ”cabin to cabin” trip only reachable by foot and includes all food and snack needed during the days.

 

As part of the hike we cross the Norwegian border and take a closer look at the mountains and the cottages on the Norwegian side.

The hike is also more than a guided tour, it’s partly a course in hiking techniques and navigation on the mountain.

The tour is a great opportunity to meet new friends and share the wonders of a fantastic autumn colors.

The hike starts at the mountain station ”Storulvän” in the western part of Jämtland not far from the famous ski resort of Åre. We meet up at Storulvån during the afternoon and share a meal together in the evening. Here you’ll meet your hiking companions and we’ll have a closer look at weather forecasts, maps and navigation as well as practical information. The friendly and experienced guides have prepared the dinner.

Mountain stations and good food!

We sleep indoors all nights either at mountain stations or huts and we only carry a daypack with food and clothing. The route itself is a mixture of classical and famous hiking trails but the tour also take you to more remote and unknown parts of the area.

The guides are certified hiking guides with a lot of experience from the area both during summer and winter.

We hike apx 12-19 km pr day and with a light day pack so this shouldn’t be any problem as long as you are in a normal physical condition. The tour is scheduled according to the ”Åre autumn market” a yearly happening in the village. The market offers great handcrafted items, local food and good deals on high quality outdoors brands. The ”Åre Höstmarknad” is an optional extra and not included in the package. If you need help planning the stay after the hike, we’re happy to help.

Prior Experience

You do not need any prior experience from hiking to join this hiking adventure. However, you do need to be in a normal physical. condition and you need to be able to hike between 12-19 km 4 days in a row with a packpack with personal belongings. We recommend that you start hiking at home with a packpack to be prapared and able to enjoy the tour even more. Expect the packpack to be between 45-55 liters. We hike between mountain stations and cabins with an average speed of 3 km pr hour. This is normal pace for hiking with heavy packpacks so this is a comfortable and enjoyable pace.

Number of days

  • 5 days with 4 days on the mountain

  • We'll meet during the afternoon/ early evening at "Storulvåns Mountain station" day 1 and together we'll enjoy a cooked meal prepared by the guides. The trip will end day 5 with a short transfer back to Storulvån, Åre or Storlien as you wish.

Price: 11500 SEK /person

A booking fee of 25% is required by booking. The remaining payment will be charged 45 days prior to departure. If you book closer than 45 days before the trip starts we ask for a full payment.
 

Included:

  • All meals från dinner day 1 until lunch day 5. ( Breakfast from mountain stations, lunch from the breakfast buffee and dinner at mountain stations.  A reasonable amount of snacks, te and coffee.

  • Bed 1 night in a 4 or more bedded room at "Storulvåns Mountainsstation 1st night

  • Bed 1 night  in dormitory budget Sylarnas Mountain station 2:nd night.

  • 2 course organic dinner at Sylarnas Mountain station

  • Bed in a 4 bedded room at Storerikvollen 3rd night. 

  • 24h Meal bag for the time spent in Norway. ( dinner, breakfast, lunch)

  • Bed in a dormitory room at Blåhammaren Mountain station 4'th night.

  • Dinner at Blåhammaren mountains station prepared by the guides.

  • Sauna, showers and flushing toilets are available both at Storulvån, Sylarna and Blåhammaren mountain station

  • Short transfer by the end of the trip back to Storulvån Mountain station, Åre or Storlien as you wish.

  • Guidance by 1 certified mountain guide according  to SFLO Swedish Mountain leader organisation together with 1 other certified wildernes guide with local knowledge.

  • The guides have certified skills within Wilderness First Aid

  • Maps and compass during the trip is provided.

  • First aid kit ( manages by the guides)

  • Garmin InReach satellite communication equipment in case of emergency manages by the guides.

  • Course content as practical navigation skills in the mountains. Mouiintain weather and forecast, mountain safety and rescue procedures. The right of public access in Sweden and behavior in the land of the rein deer 

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