Our hiking tour starts when the helicopter takes off from Kvikkjokk and flies west along the Tarravalley and the south part of Padjelanta trail. Underneath us runs the Tarrarivers water like a winding snake. Closer to Staloluokta we can see an elk grazing out on a bog. With me are Marianne and Roland who were

During three days have Stina and I together with our two Border Collies been hiking in the mountains of Kvikkjokk. The main reason for the hike was to be out in the nature but we have been very diligent with the cameras and we have got some really good pictures and movie clip. One of

During one afternoon we trained our colleague Volker Husmann to drive dog sledge in a new style. The dog sleds from Oinakka are now officially tested on water with good results. We have earlier tested the Oinakka sleds on bare ground and of cause also on snow, and we must say that this is versatile

After Matti’s and Ruth’s kayak adventure it was my time to show her our beautiful mountains. On Sunday we took the car to Kvikkjokk to make a 3 day hiking tour in one our fantastic National Parks, Padjelanta. Since Ruth didn’t have so much time we flew helicopter with Lapplandsflyg from Kvikkjokk in to Staloluokta

Some days ago we got an inquiry from a guest at the hotel if we could arrange a safari for only her. So, together with her we planned for a 3 days kayaking tour in the Pärlälvens (Pearl river) Nature Reserve and a 3 days hiking tour in Padjelanta National Park. The best of Lapland

Every summer we and Uppsala International Summer Session (UISS) arrange a shorter mountain hike for their students who studies Swedish. We started the tour in Kvikkjokk with boat over the river Kamajok.. Our captain Björn told us about how the sudden and violent snow melting this spring affected the river. After the boat trip we

Kungsleden (the Kings Trail) is a summer and winter trail going from Abisko in the north to Hemavan in the south, almost 430 km long. This is one of Swedens most well known hiking trails and this year it’s among the finalists at Trip Global Award for one of the best experiences in Sweden. In

Every year the Saltoluokta Mountain lodge arranges a weeks program called Single in Salto. The mountain station is our base during the week with day tours in the surrounding area. Flora tours, hiking to the summit of Lulep Gierkau, cruising with M/S Langas to Stora Sjöfallet and a daytrip to Acke and Siv Kuoljok at

The list of things that can happen out in the forests and mountains can be many, fractures, heart attack, diarrhea, hypothermia (cold injuries) etc. WMI of NOLS (Wilderness Medicine Institute of National Outdoor Leadership School) provides educations for us who most of the time work where the nearest help from a rescue team is one

To work as a mountain guide means that you have a big responsibility for a group’s safety in a sometimes extreme environment. The demands on certified guides increase constantly not only from customers but also from consumer associations. We have now got a so-called Mountain guide standards (Fjällledarnorm in Swedish) that is a guideline for