Join us on this most unique of charity events as we spend five days sledding through the rolling highlands and deep forests of Lapland for an experience you will never forget.
Our charity challenge is to sled 270km from Norway, into Sweden through untouched nature, in order to finish at the world famous Ice Hotel (the original!) in Jukkasjarvi! Our challenge begins in the Arctic city of Tromso, where we make our way to the Dog Sled Centre in order to meet our husky companions. After meeting and greeting our furry friends, we then dive straight into the spirit of adventure and spend our first night in a traditional Lavvo, surrounding the roaring fire.
This charity challenge is suitable for beginners to sledding as full training will be given – all you need to join our challenge is a thirst for extreme adventure! This is no ordinary charity challenge – we will be required to erect our own tents, cook for ourselves and fulfil all camping duties with the equipment provided. In addition to looking after ourselves, we’ll also be responsible for looking after our teams of huskies – be assured, this is a true, “hands on” wilderness challenge!
Watching the Northern Lights and tending to our dogs will give us an exact experience for living as the Laplanders do. This is one of our most popular charity challenges and is oversubscribed year-on-year… a truly unforgettable experience awaits you.
Depart UK for flight to Tromso. Transfer to Dog Sled Centre and overnight in Lavvo.
Transfer to start point. Sled to Camp 1. Distance – 30km.
Sled through Isdalen (Ice Valley) to Camp 2. Distance – 55km.
Mush our way into Sweden to reach Fish Camp. Distance – 45km.
Exciting day of sledding through forests to the next camp. Distance – 55km.
Sled through dramatic forests, across frozen lakes and rivers to the famous Ice Hotel in Jukkasjarvi. We then relax and enjoy our celebratory meal at the Ice Hotel. Distance – 75km.
After feeding our trusted companions for the last time, we transfer back to Tromso and say goodbye to our dogs before heading to our hotel.
We transfer to the airport and board our flight back to the UK.
Sign up today for just a £399 registration fee (plus a £100 Airport Tax and Fuel Surcharge Contribution)
There are two payment options to choose from:
Minimum Sponsorship – pledge to raise a minimum of £4,382 in sponsorship for young cancer patients and this covers your trip costs too.
Self Fund – fund the trip costs yourself by paying the balance of £2,1910 and raise what you can for young cancer patients
A CLIC Sargent t-shirt so you look awesome and stand out in the crowd
We’ll shower you with advice, ideas and materials to get the money rolling in, and if you ever need us we’re only a phone call away.
Cancer is shocking, overwhelming, isolating… and completely unfair. Especially when you’re young. It takes over your life. Treatment is gruelling and your ambitions and dreams suddenly seem very far away.
We get that. That’s why CLIC Sargent fights tirelessly to stop cancer destroying young lives. We provide grants and free accommodation close to hospital to help with spiralling costs. Our care teams are on hand to help families with everything from getting benefits to treatment closer to home. And we lobby the government to make sure they get the support they’re entitled to. We’re here to make sure young cancer patients can focus on getting their lives back on track.