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Lapland Husky Trail

27 March - 3 April 2021

Join #TeamFarleigh on this most unique of charity events as we spend five days sledding through the rolling highlands and deep forests of Lapland for an experience you will never forget.

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To take part in the Lapland Husky Trail in aid of Farleigh Hospice click the 'sign up' button below!

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Our charity challenge is to sled 270km from Norway, into Sweden through untouched nature, in order to finish at the world famous Ice Hotel (the original!) in Jukkasjarvi! Our challenge begins in the Arctic city of Tromso, where we make our way to the Dog Sled Centre in order to meet our husky companions. After meeting and greeting our furry friends, we then dive straight into the spirit of adventure and spend our first night in a traditional Lavvo, surrounding the roaring fire.

This charity challenge is suitable for beginners to sledding as full training will be given – all you need to join our challenge is a thirst for extreme adventure! This is no ordinary charity challenge – we will be required to erect our own tents, cook for ourselves and fulfil all camping duties with the equipment provided. In addition to looking after ourselves, we’ll also be responsible for looking after our teams of huskies – be assured, this is a true, “hands on” wilderness challenge!

Watching the Northern Lights and tending to our dogs will give us an exact experience for living as the Laplanders do. This is one of our most popular charity challenges and is oversubscribed year-on-year… a truly unforgettable experience awaits you.

Key information
Dates: 27th March - 3rd April 2021
Duration: 8 days (5 days sledding)
Distance: 270km approx.
Location: Norway & Sweden
Difficulty: Tough
Cost: OPTION A: Registration Fee £399 + Min Sponsorship £4382 + Airport Tax and Fuel Surcharge Contribution: £100 - OR - OPTION B: Registration Fee £399 + Self Funding £2191 + Airport Tax and Fuel Surcharge Contribution: £100

Itinerary
Day 1: Depart UK for flight to Tromso. Transfer to Dog Sled Centre and overnight in Lavvo.
Day 2: Transfer to start point. Sled to Camp 1. Distance – 30km.
Day 3: Sled through Isdalen (Ice Valley) to Camp 2. Distance – 55km.
Day 4: Mush our way into Sweden to reach Fish Camp. Distance – 45km.
Day 5: Exciting day of sledding through forests to the next camp. Distance – 55km.
Day 6: Sled through dramatic forests, across frozen lakes and rivers to the famous Ice Hotel in Jukkasjarvi. We then relax and enjoy our celebratory meal at the Ice Hotel. Distance – 75km.
Day 7: After feeding our trusted companions for the last time, we transfer back to Tromso and say goodbye to our dogs before heading to our hotel.
Day 8: We transfer to the airport and board our flight back to the UK.