THE HIGH COAST HIKE
THE HIGH COAST HIKE 2020 takes place 6-8th of August.
REGISTRATION: Opens at 18:00 the 26th of January 2020.
Isn´t it time for that big Sweden adventure? Well welcome to the area that has been voted Swedens most beautiful nature by Swedish Nature Foundation. Coastal mountains, deep forests and an amazing coastline – the High Coast World Heritage Site.
Add seminars and courses from Scandinavias leading Outdoor Companies such as Naturkompaniet, Morakniv, Woolpower, Gränsfors Axes and Primus with hikers from all over the world and you understand why tickets go fast.
Welcome to the wild and an adventure for both experienced and curious beginners! Make sure you book in time – the hike gets sold out every year!
WHEN: 6-8 of August 2020
(Most people arrive the 5:th of Aug and stay to the 9th to take part in the after-hike)
Registration opens at 18:00 the 26th of January 2020.
WHERE: FriluftsByn, Skuleberget. High Coast of Sweden. (Check it out on Google Maps) It is really easy to get here. Buses depart from Stockholm/Arlanda Airport. How to get here >>
WHAT IS INCLUDED: Bus transports from FriluftsByn, seven meals of freeze dried food, Hiker T-Shirt, one 250 gr gas canister, outdoor school, seminars, after-hike and free space for tent in FriluftsByn Saturday to Sunday as well as an amazing atmosphere.
ADULT: 199 Euro* (1 990 sek)
Register before 28th of February and join for only 169 Euro (1690 sek)
UNDER 18 years: 100 Euro* (990 sek)
REGISTRATION: Sign up today! >>
PÅ SVENSKA: Höga Kusten Hike >>
During three days you will hike through the High Coast of Sweden, voted Swedens most beautiful nature. Experience a unique mix of coastal mountains, deep forests and a shimmering coastline.
During the High Coast Hike you can take part in outdoor schools and seminars. You also have the possibility to meet the people behind some of Swedens most popular outdoor companies.
The High Coast Hike gathers houndreds of likeminded people. We gather and chill by the nightcamps, hang out by the campfires in FriluftsByn and celebrate our achievements at the After-Hike on Saturday night.
SHORT ABOUT THE HIKE
The High Coast Hike is Europes second largest hiking adventure It takes place in the area that has been voted Swedens most beautiful nature – High Coast of Sweden. During three days you will experience an area of unreal beauty as you hike through the highlights of this World Heritage Site.
COME YOURSELF OR BRING YOUR FRIENDS
Come yourself and join hikers from all over the world. Or gather your friends or family and set out on the adventure you have always been talking about. It is really easy to join, from Stockholm there are direct busses >>
YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE EXPERIENCED – BUT COME PREPARED
You hike in your own pace and carry your own equipment and tent between the checkpoints. The hike is suitable for both experienced hikers and curious beginners since you can choose between various routes. But you need to come prepared.
ADVENTURE AND A LOT OF FUN!
At night we gather at the shared nightcamps and listen to seminars and workshops by some of the worlds leading outdoor brands. Or simply just hang out by a wild beach or in the woods. After the hike we celebrate our accomplishment at the After-Hike in FriluftsByn, Swedens hub for outdoor people.
HOW TOUGH IS THE HIKE?
The High Coast Hike is suitable for both experienced and beginners and the route is set so that you can take plenty of breaks. However, you need to come prepared, having hiked with your equipment and gotten used how to set up your tent. Do not focus too much on the kilometers since we will hike over coastal mountains with amazing views.
Thurs: 16k (Alt 12k) app. 8h*
Fri: 12k (alt 8k) app. 6h*
Sat: 10k app. 4h* + After-Hike
Sun: Lay-in and travel home
*Add 2-3 hours for breaks, cooking food, taking pictures and power-naps, swim in ocean/lakes etc.
BRING YOUR FRIENDS
COLLEAGUES OR PARTNER >>
Here you find great tips for you who plan to bring your friends, colleagues or partner to the High Coast Hike
Over the years a lot of children have completed the hike. Here are some good tips on how to make it.