Northern Exposure

Kiilopää's weekly program includes day trips all year round. Explore the Lappish nature and wilderness together with our professional guides.

WINTER program 2017

There is something for everyone in Fell Centre Kiilopää's Winter program.

Weekly Activities 11.3.2017 -

SUNDAY

08.45 - 09.15      Meet our guides in guidepark at reception

10.00 - 15.00      Guided back country skiing trip into UK-National Park. We decide the route upon weather. Length ~10-15 km.

16.00 - 16.30      Welcome to Kiilopää at Immon Kammi. Meet our guides. Juice serving.

MONDAY

08.45 - 09.15      Meet our guides in guidepark at reception

10.00 - 11.00      Nordic skiing school for beginners. We start from rental shop.

12.00 - 15.30      Guided easy nordic skiing trip into UK-nationalpark and its fells and wilderness. We decide the route upon weather. Length ~10-12 km.

16.30 - 17.00      Streching at Tuulentupa (main building downstairs).

TUESDAY

08.45 - 09.15      Meet our guides in guidepark at reception

10.00 - 15.00      Guided and a little bit advanced backcountry skiing trip into UK-National Park and its fells and wilderness. Length ~10-15 km.

15.00 - 20.00      Smokesauna and coldspa

20.30 - 21.30      Auroras, stars and moon – guided easy snowshoeing trip. Please arrive 20 min earlier before the trip. We start from rentalshop. This trip is on our program until end of March. Grout size max. 20 persons.

WEDNESDAY

08.45 - 09.15      Meet our guides in guidepark at reception

10.00 - 14.00      Guided cozy snowshoeing trip into UK-National Park wilderness and its old forests. We discover animal footprints on the snow too. Length ~6-8 km.

15.00 - 20.00      Smokesauna and coldspa

15.30 - 16.00      Streching at Tuulentupa (main building downstairs).

THURSDAY

08.45 - 09.15      Meet our guides in guidepark at reception

10.00 - 14.00      Guided backcountry skiing trip into UK-National Park and its fells and wilderness. Length ~10-12 km.

15.00 - 16.30      Pancake frying at turf hut Maahinen. Kiilopää Fell Centre customers free of charge, others 3€/person. 

20.00 - 21.00      Sámi-culture evening at Maahinen (turf hut). By Tuula-Maija Magga-Hetta.

FRIDAY

08.45 - 09.15      Meet our guides in guidepark at reception

10.00 - 15.30      Guided backcountry skiing trip into UK-nationalpark and its fells and wilderness. We decide the route upon weather. Length 10-15 km.

15.00 - 20.00      Smokesauna and coldspa

20.00 - 20.45      Seasonal program at Tuulentupa (main building downstairs).

SATURDAY
Enjoy the winter nature! –
Rent a pair of skies, snowshoes or go geocaching.

On our cross-country skiing tours we will be skiing mainly off-trail in the forest and fell areas. However, it might not always be possible to ski off-trail due to weather conditions. Your guide will always make sure the trip is safe. 

You can choose a pair of regular cross-country skis for the day trips, or rent a pair of forest skis from our rental service. 

Please note that some skiing skills are needed on the day trips. If you are not sure whether the trip is suitable for you or not, please discuss with our guides.

The guided day trips are included in the accomodation price at Fell Centre Kiilopää, rental service costs excluded. 

NOTICE: FOR ALL GUIDED TRIPS please sign in at the reception of Fell Centre the evening before the trip. Thanks!

SNOWSHOES RENT FOR A GUIDED TOUR 10 €/PERSON/TRIP
SKI SET RENT FOR A GUIDED TOUR 15€/PERSON/TRIP (normal skis). Backcountry poles 3€/day.

ABOUT THE TRIPS:

Clothe yourself properly according to the weather and take with you packed lunch and hot drink, extra gloves and fleece or jacket.
Please make sure you have the needed equipment ready before the trip. For rental and waxing come to our rental shop well prior to the trip starting time.
Trips leave at the gate of UK National Park.

TRIP CLASSIFICATIONS!
Easy: Calm and steady pace. Basic skiing skills and reasonable physical fitness required.
Middle: Little bit longer and faster trip. Basic skiing skills and physical fitness required.
Hard: Considerably longer and faster trip. Good skiing skills, good physical fitness and endurance required.

Extra trips and safaris and other fun activities also available!
Please ask at the reception!

 

FOR SATURDAY & SUNDAY independent activities:

Hiking to Kiilopää Fell (546 m above see level):
- in summer when the sun does not set at all even at midnight
- 2 km/one way, about 800 steps

Self-acting trips along the nature paths of Kiilopää
- Vasapolku path 1 km, Poropolku path 5,3 km or Kiirunapolku path 6 km, Luulampi round trip 11km
- Fireplace and Jungle Gym in the beginning of the trail

Geocaching: go to search for the geocaches around Kiilopää. You can rent a GPS at the reception for 10 €/GPS.
Ask for more information!

Self-acting program on the courtyard of Fell Centre Kiilopää: pétanque, disc golf, “suopunki” = reindeer lasso throwing and Finnish game ”mölkky”.