You can participate in the trek by doing the whole journey in one go or by skiing the stretch that suits you best (see the table menu HHS Info and Timetable and stakes).


A service van follows the skiers during the whole trek carrying all the equipment from one overnight place to the next.

If you do only a part of the trek the organisers will arrange transport from Joensuu airport to Ilomantsi or Kuusamo airport to Kuusamo.

Every participant carries his daily lunch box in a small rucksack.


Accomodation varies: hotels, holiday camps, log cabins in the wilderness, or schools.

Services at overnight places include: sauna, a place to wax skis, a solid meal, an evening snack, a solid breakfast, provisions for lunch in a rucksack.


THE TREK WILL BE REALIZED if there are at least 20 participants. More than 30 cannot be admitted.


Participation fee inquiries by email.

Participation fee includes:

  • guiding during the whole journey
  • accomodation
  • services at overnight places (as described earlier)
  • service during skiing
  • ski track opened up by snow mobile
  • service snow mobile following skiers
  • transport of equipment in service van
  • guidance in waxing skis
  • diploma and souvenir for participants who have skied at least one week
  • transport from Helsinki airport to Virolahti and from the Arctic Ocean via Nuorgam to Ivalo airport
  • transport from Joensuu or Kuusamo airport for those who need it


The organisers provide waxing equipment and know-how in various weather conditions, waxes can be purchased at a reasonable price.


We recommend that the participants take out an insurance policy. The organisers are not liable for any accidents during the trek.


Entry to the trek by email or by phone.

There is room for limited number of skiers.


Registrations and inquiries by email info(a) Replace (a) with @.