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Number of Reviews: 75 Overall score: *****
Dogsledding through snow-capped trees, Riisitunturi N.P, Finland
Review posted by Carla Mcinerney
***** Written

Fantastic Wilderness Week

The Finnish Wilderness holiday is up there with one of my best holidays. Oulanka base-camp was fantastic, the accommodation excellent and the food home made and wonderful. Definitely an experience not to be missed. The optional activities a must. The Arctic gear provided is fabulous. You can really travel very very lightly.
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Dogsledding through snow-capped trees, Riisitunturi N.P, Finland
Review posted by Anonymous
***** Written

Fantastic Wilderness Week

The Finnish Wilderness holiday is up there with one of my best holidays. Oulanka base-camp was fantastic, the accommodation excellent and the food home made and wonderful. Definitely an experience not to be missed. The optional activities a must. The Arctic gear provided is fabulous. You can really travel very very lightly.
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Dogsledding through snow-capped trees, Riisitunturi N.P, Finland
Review posted by Nathan Moss
***** Written

Great Week

Great introduction to various winter sports on offer, made really enjoyable by expert, patient and friendly staff
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Dogsledding through snow-capped trees, Riisitunturi N.P, Finland
Review posted by Seema Quasim
***** Written

Finnish Wilderness Week

I really enjoyed this week so much more than I thought. I had never done any winter sports or activities before, but the team at Basecamp were great at leading us through everything, from walking on snow, to staying warm, from cross country-skiing to ice wall climbing. The food was excellent - warming for the soul and very tasty. No meal was repeated and even my sweet tooth was catered for! The hot tub and sauna area were very clean and the rooms were just as described, with a floor that could dry all your gear overnight.
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Dogsledding through snow-capped trees, Riisitunturi N.P, Finland
Review posted by Caroline Maffia
***** Written

Powder, powder everywhere

This is a truly stunning part of Finland, with a landscape of snow; snow on trees, snow on roofs, snow on lakes, snow on roads. The muffling effect of the snow makes the silence truly unique and special (for when we weren't laughing and chatting as a group). The optional activities meant the trip was as laid back or as full on as you liked and the hot tub and sauna helped recouperate for the next day.
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Dogsledding through snow-capped trees, Riisitunturi N.P, Finland
Review posted by Louise & Ritchie Richardson
***** Written

Finnish Wilderness Week

This is a fantastic holiday for those who enjoy the active outdoors and like to try something new. The range of activities included mean that you are bound to find something you like - if not all of them. A good balance of instructor time to free time meaning you can choose which activity you'd like to try more of. Warm, comfortable accommodation, great local food and plenty of it and great hosts. Beautiful setting. The whole holiday far exceeded our expectations. This was a full on week of activity that excelled in every way.
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Dogsledding through snow-capped trees, Riisitunturi N.P, Finland
Review posted by Allan And Gill Edgcumbe
***** Written

A wonderful week far from the madding crowd at Base Camp OulankaY

A really enjoyable week, full of adventures and learning new skills like snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, wilderness skills such as fire lighting, first aid and building and sleeping in a snow hole (quinzee), and also riding on a snowmobile and dogsledding. It is a great idea to provide a number of optional things to do, in addition to the basic itinerary, so that we could tailor the activities we wanted to take part in according to our wishes.
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Dogsledding through snow-capped trees, Riisitunturi N.P, Finland
Review posted by Steve Platt
***** Written

Fantastic Finland Wilderness Week

A fantastic week. Great team at the hotel made us feel very welcome. Maarti was a great guy and everyone was always smiling. Anika v helpful too. Good food (thanks Teddy) and great mixture of activities. Lovely location about 100 metres walk down to the (frozen) lake. Cabins were always warm with heated floor in the bathroom meaning you could dry things out or warm things up. It was obviously pretty cold but the gear provided mostly kept you warm, except toes on the husky trips.
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Dogsledding through snow-capped trees, Riisitunturi N.P, Finland
Review posted by Nikola Westhead
***** Written

Fantastic

A very busy and cold week but fantastic fun. Expect to we well fed, exhausted and probably bruised by the end of the week but equally thrilled with the beauty of basecamp and exhilarated with activities.
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Dogsledding through snow-capped trees, Riisitunturi N.P, Finland
Review posted by Susannah *
***** Written

Finnish Wilderness Week

An absolutely fabulous winter adventure spent in a log cabin in the most beautiful Finnish wilderness, with plentiful and delicious local food and a good variety of interesting winter activities, this is a trip not to be missed- if you love the outdoors and adventure, book now, you will not be disappointed!
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