Fjällräven Polar April 2014

Follow the participants across the Arctic tundra from April 7th to 13th.

Regular people from all over the world on the adventure of a lifetime.Fjällräven Polar is an approximately 300km long winter adventure across the Arctic tundra. The participants will drive dog sleds all the way from Signaldalen in northern Norway, to the forests surrounding Jukkasjärvi in Swedish Lapland.

You will be able to follow the participants from the start of their training in Stockholm to the finish line in Jukkasjärvi. From April 7-13, we will be reporting in with videos, stories and images. Our goal is to share with you knowledge of winter outdoor life from our experts Johan Skullman and Kenth Fjellborg.

Follow the adventure

The Course

Fjällräven Polar offers magnificent and varying nature during the approximately 300 kilometres trip through the area that is sometimes called Nordkalotten. Read more about the course »

Day 1

This is the first time the participants meet each other and the Fjällräven Polar team. Read more »

Kenth Fjellborg

Kenth Fjellborg is one of Sweden’s most qualified dog sled drivers. Kenth got involved in sled dogs already as a teenager and after winning his first dogsled race in 1989. Read more about Kenth »

Alaskan Huskies

Working in Arctic weather conditions requires a double coat, strong paws and an athletic build. Just as important, however, are the individual dogs’ character. Read more about the dogs »

Johan Skullman

Very few people have the skills to match Johan Skullmans outdoor knowledge. Once the Head of Development and an officer in the Swedish Armed Forces, he has spent over 30 years in nature’s most unpredictable environments and climates. Read more about Johan »