WINTER 2018

In the wintertime you have the opportunity to hike with snow shoes, track animals with skis or snow shoes and learn how to make fire in different ways. Read more below!


Winter hiking in Tivedens national park

Experience our wonderful nature in winter together with our skilled guide. With snow the winter walk is done with snow shoes. Our nature is even more amazing to explore in snow and ice. The chances are good that we can follow animal tracks, even a lynx if we are lucky. During this tour you really get the feeling of being an explorer or trapper in Alaska back in the days.
 
With clear skies you will be able to look out over lakes and landscapes from one of the view-points we stop by.
According to Finnish scientists in the field of acoustics there is nothing as silent as a Scandinavian forest in winter!
 
It is really unique to be able to experience southern Sweden´s wilderness at winter too

This includes

Warm soup is included, snow shoes as well.

Time:  4 hrs
Start:  10:00-14:00 hrs
Place:  Tiveden national park main entrance or as agreed upon
Price:  1 000 SEK/person
Participants:  Max 8 persons

Meeting place

The guided tour takes place in the forests outside Tiveden national park. Tiveden is situated right between Stochkholm and Gothenburg in south Sweden. We meet up at Tiveds skola (Tived school). By car – follow the signs for Tiveden national park. From Karlsborg: 25 km. From Askersund: 30 km. From Laxå: 38 km. Train station in Laxå. Transfer is possible from Laxå, Laxå train station and nearby airports. All transports included during the safari.

 

Dates available for booking

Sunday 28th of January or Sunday 11th February

 

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Tracking animals

With modern snow shoes or traditional Nordic skis we will go over the wide marshes covered in snow to experience the big skies and horizons.

We track the animals which have moved across our path and the chances are good to see tracks from fox, hare, moose and squirrel. Sometimes we also see wolf tracks!

You will go to places where very few have gone before and see older forest surviving these special environments.
The landscape where the tour takes place is one of southern Sweden´s most interesting, with high natural values connected to the marshes and the species living in the area such as great grey owl, golden eagle, black grouse and capercaillie.

During the tracking you will enjoy calm and silence and these big skies will hopefully open up your senses.

This includes

Warm soup is served. Snow shoes or Nordic skis and ski poles. Coffee, tea or hot coco is also included. Of course we serve vegetarian alternatives.

Time:  4 hrs
Start:  10:00-14:00 hrs
Place:  The guided tours take place in Tiveden
Price:  1 000 SEK/person
Participants:  Max 8 persons

Meeting place

The guided tours take place in Tiveden, right between Stockholm and Gothenburg. Meeting place is gas station OK/Q8 in Laxå next to highway E20. From Stockholm: 280 km. From Gothenburg: 270 km. Fom Askersund: 30 km. From Örebro: 55 km. There is a train station in Laxå. Transfer from train stations and airports are possible.

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Dates available for booking

Saturday 27th of January or Saturday 10th of February

 

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fire

Come along on an experience filled of fire and warmth together with our fire master. You will learn the basics of making winter fires, which materials to use, different types of fire, craft your own torch, gear to have in your fire-kit and a lot more good to know.
 
This is an activity where you get skills which during the days of mankind have been necessary to survive.
You will surely, with these knowledges, be able to warm yourself and others in both crisis and cosy times.
There are few things which impresses and is appreciated as much as a warming fire.
In the flames of our fires you will definitely find the special kind of tranquility!

This includes

We have insulated pads for you to sit on or kneel on while making the fires. A meal of hot dog buffe with coffee, tea or hot coco is included. Of course we serve vegetarian alternatives.


Time:  4 hrs
Start:  10:00-14:00 hrs
Place:  The guided tours take place in Tiveden
Price:  1 000 SEK/person
Participants:  Max 8 persons


Meeting place

The guided tours take place in Tiveden, right between Stockholm and Gothenburg. Meeting place is gas station OK/Q8 in Laxå next to highway E20. From Stockholm: 280 km. From Gothenburg: 270 km. Fom Askersund: 30 km. From Örebro: 55 km. There is a train station in Laxå. Transfer from train stations and airports are possible.

making-fire

 

Dates available for booking

Sunday 25th of February or Sunday 18th of March

 

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