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Silence on snowshoes

If you want to experience the white silence and explore the unbeaten paths of the arctic, snowshoeing is the way. Snowshoeing is suitable for everyone despite your age or fitness level. If you are looking for more tranquil walk, you can just slow down the pace, look for gently sloping hills or follow the marked trails. Which Ylläs has plenty - over 50 kilometres in the close by National Park and surrounding areas. With snowshoes you are really in the nature. Stop in the middle of nowhere, breath in cleanest air in the world and let the white silence enchant you. 

Snowshoeing Season: December-April

Book your Snowshoe Safari


If a guided trip is not for you, you can rent snowshoes on your own. There are over 50 km marked trails for snowshoeing. And if you wish for explore the deep forests on your own, you can always take a side track, snowshoes will take you wherever you wish. Just remember to take a map and compass with you!

See selected snowshoeing trails

Snowshoeing Map

If you are heading to the snowshoe trails on your own, don’t forget the trail maps. You can either by traditional paper map form the local shops or an online map where you can also follow the maintenance on real time.

Buy winter trail map

Rent snowshoes and guided tours

Below you can see snowshoe rentals in Ylläs. In addition to the snowshoes, all you need is good winter boots and warm winter clothing.