Katterat - Abisko
5 day hike in beautiful mountain landscape. We start by taking the train from Narvik to Katterat. Here we start walking south for two days, and then we cross the boarder over to Sweden the third day to the hut in Unna Allakas. Here we can enjoy a warm and nice sauna and maybe a swim in the lake. From here we turn up north again for two more days of hiking through the pretty birchtree forest in Abisko valley.
We meet up tha evening befor the tour to go through some information, the packing and to have dinner together. (Accomondation for this night is not included, but we can help you arrange it if you wish.) The next morning we take the train to Katterat (30 minutes) and start the hike.
Day 1: Katterat - Hunddalshytta, around 10 km
Day 2: Hunddalshytta - Cunojavrehytta, around 16 km
Day 3: Cunojavre - Unna Allakasstugorna, aprox 6 km
Day 4: Unna Allakas - Abiskojaurestugorna, around 20 km
Day 5: Abiskojaure - Abisko, around 13 km
This tour requires that you as a participant have good condition and can walk many kilometers in the mountains with a heavy backpack. We walk between 8 and 22 kilometers per day.
The huts where we stay has a simple standard with no water and electricity. We help out with everything such as chopping wood, cooking and cleaning up after us. The beds in the huts has pillows and covers, you bring your own sleeping bag or cheets. There is limited spots in the huts and if it very crowded you may need to sleep on the floor.
Food we carry with us for the whole tour, we split it up in the bachpacks som everyone carries about 3 kg each. We eat good but simple food, a lot dried to spare the weight.
You will get a specific packing list for this tour after booking, but you will need a pair of hiking shoes, a backpack around 50-70 liter, rainclothes, waterbottle and thermos, sleepingbag, shoes to wade in, warm jacket, hat and gloves etc.. Remember to pach light, then the experience will be better!
Price: 6450 kr/person
The price includes:
Train ticket Narvik - Katterat
Accomondation in huts 4 nights
All food for the tour + dinner the night before
Sauna at Unna Allakas and Abiskojaure
Train ticket Abisko - Narvik