What to bring

Håkan Wike, Fjällräven

Håkan Wike, Fjällräven

Wonder what to bring on your trip to Sweden? Well, we have set up some useful packing lists for you. And don’t forget to bring a big smile!

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Packing list April – November

Very important:

  • Rain proof clothing
  • Proper shoes, preferably waterproof. For example hiking boots, rubber boots or hiking shoes

Useful to bring:

  • Outdoor clothing for hiking (please avoid white/yellow colours)
  • Warmer clothing for cold nights (for example thermal underwear)
  • Warm hat for cold nights
  • Extra pair of socks (in case you get wet)
  • Camera (turn off any sounds)
  • Binoculars (at least 6 x 32 recommended)
  • Head lamp (with new batteries)
  • Water bottle
  • Snacks
  • Cash for souvenirs

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Packing list December – March

Very important:

  • Outdoor Winter clothing in three layers:
    Layer 1) Thermal underwear (wool or synthetic, not cotton)
    Layer 2) Insulation layer (down, fleece or wool).
    Layer 3) Shell layer (wind and water proof jacket and trousers).
  • Warm socks (wool or synthetic, not cotton)
  • Extra pair of warm socks
  • Warm hat and gloves (covering ears, designed for temperatures down to -30 C degrees)
  • Warm waterproof Winter boots (at least medium high boots, can be stored in our minivan)

Useful to bring:

  • Camera (turn off any sounds)
  • Binoculars (at least 8x recommended)
  • Head lamp (with new batteries)
  • Vacuum flask/thermos (for hot drinks)
  • Snacks
  • Cash for souvenirs
  • (We provide cross country skis that fit most regular hiking/rubber boots. Bring your own skis if you like, but they need to be broad and suitable for deep snow.)

Let us know if you need any advise on what equipment to bring.

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