Picture yourself on a pair of skis, with nothing but mountains and snow as far as the eye can see. But a direction, a goal somewhere behind all those mountains. Hear the wilderness guide Mirja, describe it with her own words.
The reindeer stew is ready just as the last guests arrive with transfer from Luleå airport. Now that we’ve all gathered at Outdoor Lapland’s house outside Jokkmokk, we sit down and enjoy a hearty meal together. Meanwhile, I brief the group about the adventure we’re all about to embark on.
Now that everyone’s focus is on me, I can see the glimmering excitement, nervousness and anxiety in their eyes. But as the night proceeds, we get to know one another and the tension in the air switches to relaxed conversations and laughter.