Stockholm: Self-Guided hiking in beautiful nature

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Enjoy the freedom of a self-guided hiking tour in this nature lovers’ paradise on the outskirts of Stockholm.

Highlights

  • Get to see another side of Stockholm
  • Discover small lakes, forests, nature, wildlife
  • Enjoy undisturbed nature at your own pace

Description

Enjoy a day exploring a Nature Reserve, a protected area, or one of the many islands in the archipelago at your own pace, without having to prepare anything. Choose from a variety of hikes when you come to collect your equipment. Our hikes range from 6km to 13km and from moderate to challenging levels: - A Walk in The Park This is a fairly challenging but incredibly rewarding hike! Just 20 kilometres from the centre of Stockholm lies one of the most unspoilt areas of natural beauty in central Sweden. The area is characterised by a rift valley landscape which is typical for central Sweden but unique from an international perspective. The park extends over almost 5,000 hectares and has been protected to preserve its exceptional natural values and to safeguard its importance for recreation. You can find primeval forest here with pine trees that are 400 years old, clear forest lakes and a large number of unusual plants and animals. You can also see broad-leaved deciduous woodland, open arable land and historical buildings of cultural interest. General information: Distance: 13 km / Duration: 4 – 6 hours Difficulty: 4 – challenging / Total Height Difference: 50 m - After Effort Comfort This is the most challenging of our hikes, and also our favourite! Once you get on your way you’ll feel as though you are in the middle of nowhere, not within close proximity to the hustle and bustle of Stockholm. You won’t be able to hear the noises of the City, instead your ears will be full of the sounds of the surrounding nature; birds singing, the wind rustling the leaves in the tree, and the sound of the earth underfoot as you hike. The scenery throughout this hike is outstanding. You will pass 5 lakes on route and are able to bathe in all of them should you so wish. A gorgeous lake awaits you when you’re finished! General information: Distance: 12 km / Duration: 5 – 6 hours Difficulty: 3 – challenging / Total height difference: 430 m - Subway to Sauna This short hike is the closest to the City so is a perfect choice if you only have a short amount of time. The Nature Reserve you hike in, has a deep coniferous forest and some beautiful lakes. The first half of the hike is relatively easy as you traverse a large, fairly even surfaced walking path, however, the second half of the hike will require a little more effort as the path gets smaller, less even and gains and loses altitude… A gorgeous lake awaits you when you’re done though! General information: Distance: 6 km / Duration: 2 hours Difficulty: 2 – Moderate / Total height difference: 195 m You'll be provided with the how, the where and the equipment at our Adventure Café, all you need is the enthusiasm and some experience. This is not a guided activity, you will be greeted and informed how to go to and from the trailhead on your own.

Includes

Detailed map and a description of the hike. Instructions how to get to the trailhead and come back to the Adventure Café (where you check in) All equipment for the day including daypack/rucksack, delicious ‘classic outdoor lunch’ to keep you well fuelled and smiling, hot and cold drinks, seat mat so you can rest wherever you please and ice grips for your shoes during the winter.

Important Information

  • - This is a Self-Guided Tour, meaning that we meet at our office/Adventure Café and we provide the equipment, map and ways to reach the trailhead where your hike is starting. The hike you do it on your own. - You must return with your equipment before we close for the day (check our current opening hours online) - We require a deposit that will be released immediately upon the return of the equipment lent out.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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