Arctic challenges

Trail running, skiing, biking, climbing – there are lots of ways to challenge yourself and release those endorphins in Swedish Lapland. The Arctic part of Sweden offers excellent conditions for any outdoor workout, whether your look for extreme challenges or just a nice jogging trail outside your hotel.

The Nordenskiöld Race – a story

The world’s longest cross-country ski race, 220 km, take place in Jokkmokk. How did it all begin, and why? Read the full story.

Winter challenges
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    Winter swim with Christof Wandratsch

    When extreme swimmer Christof Wandratsch became the first person to cross lake Boden and broke the world record across the English channel, he found himself looking for new challenges. He found winter swimming and the rest, as they say, is history.

    Håkan Stenlund
  • On skis through Sarek National Park

    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 mountain guide Mirja, describe it with her own words.

    Mirja Andersson
  • Entering the dark and cold

    This is the short documentary "The Pangea Ice Challenge – entering the dark and cold", telling the story of the subarctic lifestyle, the dark and cold and an unforgettable Winter Swim way up north. In Skellefteå and Swedish Lapland.

    Ted Logart
  • Winter swimming – a declaration of love

    Some people do it once in a lifetime. Some every week – on Sundays at lunchtime. Some do it for health reasons; some because they want to show bravery and some just because they want to win. But the only real reason you need is your own, when you step through a hole in the ice, into 0,1°C cold water.

    Ted Logart
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