Winter wander-lands await
Are your looking for a winter escape following a year of uncertainty and minimal travel? We’ve got some brrrrr-illiant winter adventures from snowshoeing in the Arctic Circle to exploring Iceland by under your own steam. These winter adventures are guaranteed to warm your soul and create magical memories. Here are our top winter escapades well worth getting wrapped up for…
Discover this small island nation during the quieter months when it’s transformed into a majestic world of snow covered volcanoes, waterfalls flowing amid shimmering ice and night skies painted with the vivid colours of the northern lights.
On this unique winter journey, you’ll experience the extreme contrasts of Iceland’s fire and ice. Snowshoe across snow-covered fields shrouded in geothermal steam, weather sub-zero temperatures from the warmth of outdoor thermal baths, and take in views of a glacier-capped volcanoes. This wintery exploration amidst some of the world’s most spectacular landscapes is a must do for anyone with a great sense of adventure. No previous snowshoeing or pulka experience is necessary. Guaranteed Iceland trip departure in February 2022.
In the extreme north of Sweden, 180kms inside the Arctic Circle, hides the last remote wilderness of Lapland. Arriving here you’ll experience the unique home of the Sámi people and the Kungsleden (Kings Trail). An expansive landscape of incredible glaciers, birchforests, powerful rivers and the highest mountains in Sweden. Your winter snowshoe expedition starts in Abisko, home to one of Sweden’s oldest National Parks, and is one of the best places on earth to view the Aurora (Northern Lights). Check out Sweden trip departure for March 2022.
Starting from bustling labyrinth of Marrakech you will venture into the heart of the High Atlas Mountains to climb North Africa’s highest peak, Mount Toubkal at 4167m. This incredible mountain range provides some of the most spectacular winter trekking in the world!
Winter is a great time to trek in the Toubkal National Park as it offers a true winter mountaineering experience. The mountains are virtually deserted apart from the friendly local Berbers and fellow mountaineering enthusiasts. This trek provides the ideal intro to winter trekking and Morocco is a perfect alpine mountaineering destination right on your doorstep. Whilst not a technical climb, the use of crampons and ice axe are required on most trips and you will learn and practice these skills before summit day. Check out trip departures for January and February 2022. Guaranteed departure on 16th – 20th February 2022.
Escape to the southern Spanish region of Andalusía in the Sierra Nevada National Park and summit the impressive peaks of Veleta at 3,396m, Mulhacén at 3,482m (the highest mountain in mainland Spain) and El Púlpito at 2,076m. This less visited mountain range is the second highest in Europe after the Alps which provides some spectacular winter trekking with traversing the Sierra Nevada accompanied by certified local mountain guides. Learn some winter mountaineering skills and take on this epic 3-peaks challenge. Check out upcoming trip departures for Dec, Jan or Feb.
Or if you’re after a winter escape a little closer to home, why not join us for our brand new Snowdonia 7 Summits Winter Trek? Covering 7 of Snowdonia’s renowned mountains, this journey will take you through spectacular landscapes and test your mettle on a tough 3-day adventure.
While the winter conditions can add extra challenges in the mountains which we will prepare you for, it also offers a great opportunity to experience the raw beauty of these impressive Welsh peaks during the off-peak trekking season. Check out trip departures for January, February & March 2022.
So why not get your 2022 winter escape off to an adventurous start and explore a new patch of the planet during the quieter months. Whether it’s crunching through crisp snow across vast untouched landscapes or strapping on crampons to scale icy mountain peaks, there’s something otherworldly, raw and wonderful about our winter adventures.