Swedish High Coast*
Intermediate to advanced level trip.
A one-way journey in this unique UNESCO world heritage site in northern Sweden. Launching near the High Coast bridge, weather permitting we plan to visit the islands of Högbonden, Mjältön, Ulvön, Trysunda and Grisslan, ending the journey in Gullvik.
Six days paddling, starting on 26th July at 9.30 a.m. and ending on 31st July at 5.00 p.m. We can collect you from Örnskoldsvik airport or train station on 25th July and return you there on 1 August.
A one-way sea kayak journey in this unique UNESCO world heritage site in northern Sweden. The red granite glows in the sunshine and there are empty beaches and secret wood-fired saunas. Launching near the High Coast Bridge we plan to paddle in a generally Northerly direction, visiting the islands of Högbonden, with its lighthouse hostel, Mjältön, Ulvön, Trysunda and Grisslan, ending up on the sixth day on the sandy beach at Gullvik near the town of Örnskoldsvik.
The cost of this trip is 10,000 SEK for 6 days expedition paddling. We will meet you at Örnskoldsvik airport or train station on the 25th July and start paddling on 26th July. We will come ashore on 31st July and drop you back to the airport or station on 1st August. This price includes a suitable sea kayak, paddle and buoyancy aid, tents and sleeping mats at and cooking stoves with fuel as well as plates and cutlery. We find that dietary preferences on expedition vary hugely so food is not included in the trip price. However, we will shop together at the start if the trip and can give advice as to what to buy if needed. If time is very short we can pre-buy food for you in Sweden. There will be an opportunity to pick up limited supplies on the island of Ulvön mid-way through this trip.