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Meeting Place and Check-In

Meeting Place & Check-In

Fjällräven Classic organizes shuttle buses from Kiruna Airport and train station to our check in at Högalidskolan. Our hosts are stationed during Thurday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday morning and can inform you about next departure and answer other questions you might have upon arrival.

 

In Kiruna the check in to Fjällräven Classic is situated at Högalidskolan (WGS84: 67°51’35.1″N 20°14’6.1″E). This is where you check-in and receive your map, Trekking Pass and waste bag; where you pick up your food and gas for the trek; where you leave your extra luggage for transportation to Abisko. You can even buy outdoor gear at the small pop-up shop from Naturkompaniet. The check in is close to the camping in Kiruna.

 

The check-in is open

Thursday: 12.00-20.00

Friday: 06:00-20.00

Saturday: 06:00-20.00

Sunday: 06.00-11.00

 

 

 

For the trek we supply you with Real Turmat, freeze-dried food from Drytech.  You pic up food for the first three days at the check in. The tastes that we serve spread out along the trek are changing, theese are most probably what you will find:

Chili con carne, Pasta bolognese, Game stew, Chicken curry, Pulled port w. rice, Creamy salmon w. pasta, Beef stew, Kebab stew, Cod in curry sauce, Chicken tikka masala, Beef and potato stew, Couscous w. lentils and spinach (veg), Chili stew with Beans (vegan), Squash and sweet potato casserole (vegan), Thai red curry (vegan), Pasta in tomato sauce (vegan). Breakfasts: Fruit muesli, Chocolate muesli, Blueberry and vanilla muesli.

 

Get ready for trekking - check list

Here are our best advice for the preparations in Kiruna.

 

  • Download the q-cloud app and take a number tag to the check in (one for each party).
  • Try the dry food from Real Turmat. Maybe you find a new favourite.
  • Check in.
  • Have a Swedish “fika” in Trekkers kafé.
  • Pick up bread and play at the polar bread raffle.
  • Pick up gas to your stove.
  • Visit the worskhops with our trekking hosts – how to pitch a tent and what to think of when you pack your backpack.
  • Visit the lecture about flora, fauna and geology along the trail,  in the assebly hall at Malmfältens folkhögskola just acroos the street. Thursday and Friday at 18:00 in English and 19:30 in Swedish.
  • Arrange your luggage and your back pack.
  • Hand in your luggage for transport to the finish in Abisko.
  • Enter the bus to start and enjoy!

At the Start

During The Trek

At The Finish

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