When Skellefteå is softly embedded in a thick cover of white snow, our subarctic everyday life is characterised by a seamless transition between night and day. It makes little difference whether we put on our forest skis, turn on our head torches and go for full moon walks in a silver shimmering old growth forest, or walk out on a snow covered pine heath with the warming winter sun on your back.
If it’s the first time you have ever met a pack of enthusiastic huskies, no wonder you would be a bit reserved. However, there’s absolutely nothing to be afraid of. Join the British couple Sabina and Pete for th [...]
Imagine leaving all the stress and all the noise behind you for a couple of days, breathe the fresh winter air of the forest and meet its four-legged or winged residents eye to eye as you take on the role of nature [...]
To say that cross-country skiing was invented in the area around Skellefteå might not be entirely true. However, no one can dispute the fact that the oldest ski in the world was found in a marsh just outside the sm [...]
You should stay for a week at Lantliv Lodge. At least. Not to give you time to do everything there is to do. No, quite the contrary.
Jorge is something of an adventurer. He is from Spain and he has been almost everywhere. He has seen pyramids, temples and tundra, the Great Barrier Reef, Route 66 and Greenland’s vast ice cap. However, never before
has Jorge set foot in Swedish Lapland!
In February Skellefteå will host the Scandinavian Winter Bathing Championship. The championship is also part of the Winter Swimming World Cup.
SM-veckan är ett jättearrangemang. Förmodligen det största Skellefteå har värdat i idrottssammanhang. 2018 är den dessutom mer omfattande än någonsin med bland annat 27 olika sporter.
What better way to take a break from your everyday life than to meditate and perfect your Tree Stand, than on a buckskin, on frozen waters in Swedish Lapland?