Training

Your summer challenge
Hiking, Training

Your summer challenge

Something happens when you get a bib on the chest. It adds strength and attitude to your running. This summer, the Tärna IK Fjällvinden’s running competition Tough kidz once again takes place in Hemavan. You can choose between running the 500 metres race without timing or the 1.8 kilometres race […]

Get your heart pumping
Fishing & Hunting, Hiking, Training

Get your heart pumping

The mountains mean adventure, and adventure gets your heart pumping.  Some adventure activities go beyond the physical though. Those experiences that are a boost for the heart, body and soul, that get your heart beating just thinking about them. Whether fishing, biking or running is your passion; the mountains of […]

Hiking in Vindelfjällen
Training

Hiking in Vindelfjällen

That’s a top tip from Tomas Staafjord and Sam Hedman, authors of Fjällvandra i Vindelfjällen (Mountain hiking in Vindelfjällen). It’s a personal favourite that they describe as fairly long, but not particularly difficult. Set out only in the finest of weather, and you’ll be rewarded by mountain birch forests, the […]

Follow the mountain sisters
Training

Follow the mountain sisters

The purpose of Mountain Sisters is to get more women out exploring our mountains. Whatever your background, whatever stage you’re at in life, there’s a place here for you. We joined one of their weekends of yoga, heli-running and good food in Hemavan and Tärnaby.  

Brigde over trouble waters
Fishing & Hunting, Hiking, Training

Brigde over trouble waters

As you hike around Tärnasjön lake archipelago, take a moment to appreciate the recently built bridges in the area. The two wooden bridges and five suspension bridges not only keep your feet dry, but they also provide magnificent views of hundreds of islets formed during the ice age. Whether hiking […]

Alpine skiing, Hiking, Training

Gondola for snow lovers

Hemavan’s super modern gondola will be built during summer 2017 and is planned to be opened in November. “Snow-lovers of all ages, parents with prams, people with physical disabilities, everybody will have far easier access to Hemavan’s top peaks, mountain restaurant and alpine experience from this winter”, says Pontus Lindh, […]