Helgeland is perfect for winter adventures! Snow-capped peaks that tower over the Helgeland coast, and the unspoiled expanses of the inland mountain wilderness, make Helgeland ideal for your winter holiday activities. Here are a few suggestions for things to enjoy when you get here.

Explore the summits

Kvinne på topptur høyt på fjellet står stille på skiene og ser utover dalen under seg Simon Fossheim

The vast wilderness between the coast and inland mountain massifs beckon you to adventure. Whether you prefer an accessible coastal foothill or a far more challenging peak to hike, in Helgeland you can find the mountains that suit you. We recommend leaving the planning to the experienced guides who know this region like the back of their hand. They know which peaks would provide the right amount of challenge for you and your friends, and the safe routes up those summits. You can concentrate on enjoying yourself both during, before and after the adventure.

Dog-sleighing in the mountain wilderness

To hundespann med førere på vei gjennom vinterfjellene en fin vinterdag Hans Petter Sørensen / FarOutFocus.no

There might be quite a commotion and noise while the eager dogs are waiting, but at the signal they fall silent. Soon they are rushing your sleigh through the snow-covered countryside, and the only sound is the sleigh runners and the paws against the snow below. Now there is only you, your dog team and the wilderness.

Marvel at the Northern Lights

Words such as magical and fantastic are no exaggeration when you try to describe the dance of the Northern Lights! But truth be told, words can hardly capture this amazing phenomenon. The weather and other conditions have to be just right. When we believe you have a good chance to see the Northern Lights, we’ll let you know on Instagram and Facebook.

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A guided skiing trip up to Rabothytta cabin 

You are invited to join us on an excursion to Rabothytta, one of Norway’s most impressive cabins. Given its dramatic location, perched at the edge of Okstindbreen glacier at 1200 metres altitude, and its elegant architecture, it is no wonder that this is one of Helgeland’s favourite hiking destinations. On clear days your panorama includes several legendary mountains on the Helgeland coast.

A weekend of snowmobiling in Helgeland

Treat yourself to a spectacular, fast-paced winter adventure in the magnificent wilderness near Mosjøen. Fru Haugans Hotel offers these weekend adventures in close collaboration with GoExtreme, whose guides know this beautiful landscape like the back of their hand. Enjoy a hearty breakfast at Northern Norway’s oldest hotel before heading for the scenic mountains of Hattfjelldal. And at days end, we’ll have a delicious three-course dinner waiting for you in Restaurant Ellen.

Guided snowshoe trip from Mosjøen

You don’t need skis to explore Helgeland’s pristine winter landscape. Snowshoeing is a fun and different way to hike the forests and mountains. On this excursion, our experienced guide will lead you through a forest in which the trees are decorated with sparkling snow crystals.

Hunting the Northern Lights at Støtt

Do you yearn for a truly magical winter adventure, and a respite from the hustle and bustle of everyday life? Between September and May, Støtt invites you to see the amazing celestial display of the Northern Lights! In addition, you will surely appreciate the subtle winter colours of our beautiful island realm.

A dog-sledding adventure with Hi North 

We invite you on an exotic winter adventure: to have a team of Alaskan huskies pull your sled, speeding through the snow-covered mountains. Their enthusiasm is contagious!

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