Winter wilderness bushcraft expedition – ‘ÄLG’ (THE MOOSE) SWEDEN

£256.25 £1,050.00

Strip back life to the essentials required to spend a week in a remote Swedish forest experiencing nature in its rawest form.  Develop your ability to ‘thrive’ in the wilderness winter wonderland. Benefit from the personal touch from your highly experienced instructors and extremely low tuition ratio.

Experience: Novice

Minimum Participants 4

Maximum Participants 8

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Description

This is a true once in a lifetime trip to experience the true beauty of Sweden in a pristine and unique wilderness environment.  Not only will you leave with lifelong memories of your adventure, but you will have gained valuable knowledge on how to live more comfortably in extreme weather conditions as well as having a fantastic opportunity to de-connect and re-wild yourself as we leave behind the stresses and strains of everyday life and are really able to focus on those things that matter in the here and now.

Experience:  Novice


WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

An introduction to a variety of bushcraft skills prevalent in the Boreal Forests of Sweden, including:

Manoeuvring across a frozen lake (to include Ice Breaking Drills)

Firelighting Techniques

Campcraft

Sheltar Building

Use of Knives/Saws and Axes for food preparation, fuel preparation and carving projects

Foraging for food and natural resources

We will fish for Pike, Perch, Grayling and Trout which will then become our dinner

Bushcraft cooking – every meal will be cooked over an open fire from first principles (including making bread everyday!) using a variety of different techniques

A chance to see the following wildlife:  Reindeer, Deer,  Moose, Capercaillie, and possibly the northern lights (aurora)


INCLUDED IN THE PRICE

Food (we cater for all diets) whilst on expedition

Drinks {Non Alcoholic}

Accommodation

Bushcraft equipment

Transport from and to Sundsvall train station


NOT-INCLUDED

Flight to and from Sweden (contact us if you require advice on travel options)

Transport to Sundsvall train station

Meals in transit


EQUIPMENT LIST—WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO PROVIDE

Outdoor Eqpt

Basic Compass

Multi tool—not essential.

Headtorch and batteries.

Matches/Lighter.

Whistle.

50-60 Ltre rucksack.

Plastic bags/dry bags—for packing and waterproofing kit. Bushcraft tools—Knife.

Extras

Personal medication/First Aid.

Small environmentally friendly wash kit – Tar soap etc.

Waterproof Notepad and pencil.

Pack of Cards.

Candles—tealights work really well.

Sunglasses.

Goggles.

Camera.

Emergency Food—taped up for emergencies!

If you have additional Bushcraft tools (axes/saws etc) please bring them with you. Old pair of trainers for ’Ice Breaking Drills’.


SUMMARY

This is a true once in a lifetime trip to experience the true beauty of Sweden in a pristine and unique wilderness environment.  Not only will you leave with lifelong memories of your adventure, but you will have gained valuable knowledge on how to live more comfortably in extreme weather conditions as well as having a fantastic opportunity to de-connect and re-wild yourself as we leave behind the stresses and strains of everyday life and are really able to focus on those things that matter in the here and now.