Your guide to Fjällräven Polar

Fjällräven Polar is our annual event developed to show that with the right knowledge, equipment and support, anyone can learn to appreciate nature – even in arctic winter conditions. Here’s everything you need to navigate Fjällräven Polar, and importantly, how you can join the team in April 2023.

What is Fjällräven Polar?  

300km of arctic wilderness, 180 skilled sled dogs, a handful of experts and a small group of people, just like you. We call it Fjällräven Polar – but what is it, exactly?   Read the article, here.

How to apply to Fjällräven Polar 2023  

Ready to leave your comfort zone? Then this is the blog post for you! Read all the details on how to apply for the adventure of a lifetime. 

How to dress in arctic conditions 

As the age-old phrase goes, there’s no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothes. But how do you dress for more extreme conditions – say, 200km above the Arctic Circle?  Read the article, here.

The life of a musher  

How you drive, manage and feed your team of six sled dogs will be very important during the Fjällräven Polar expedition. Learn from lead musher, Aron Andersson, who reveals what life is like connecting and collaborating with his pack of Alaskan huskies. Read the article here.

Meet the Fjällräven Polar Alumni 

For some participants, Fjällräven Polar has had a transformative impact. Read the stories from Fjällräven Polar alumni on how life changed when they stepped out of their comfort zone. 

Fjällräven Polar’s 300 frozen kilometres by dog sled reminded tech-health researcher and Instagram star Linda Meixner how life’s toughest moments can lead to its greatest wisdom. Read the article, here.

Ian Finch has made a career of months-long adventures in extreme conditions. Here he shares his Fjällräven Polar experience and explains why our toughest moments might just be our greatest treasures. Read the article, here.

Deep dive into Fjällräven Polar with wildlife photographer George McKenzie Jr. who explains how he travelled 300km through arctic wilderness powered by sled dogs and his positive attitude. Read the article, here.

After participating in Fjällräven Polar 2018, Kitty Zaja turned her life upside down. Here, she explains how the arctic expedition inspired her to transform her life and career. Read the article, here.

A call to the curious! Fjällräven Q&A

Hear from Fjällräven’s Global Events Manager and outdoor expert, Carl Hård af Segerstad, who explains the challenges, opportunities, and reasons why this winter adventure is so life-changing. Read here the article.

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