Cosy hostel close to nature and skiing

If you are looking for a cosy, reasonably priced accomodation in Jokkmokk, which lies close to nature and skiing tracks, while it is not far to the super-market: Marko and Kersti can offer you exactly what you want. Both have worked for many years in a children’s home, but when this closed down, they formed…

They ski from Mora to Sälen and back

Jan Erik Länta from Jokkmokk (Sweden) and Finnish skier Teemu Virtanen both feel for a bigger challenge than just skiing Sälen-Mora one way. That’s why they will use the classic portal in Mora two times. It both serves as the starting and arrival point for their 180 km long feat from Mora to Sälen and…

Burn 19 644 calories in one day!

How do dreams come true? For Jan Hejna, by participating in a gruelling 220-kilometre race through the frozen and snowy landscape of Sweden’s Lapland. Jan burnt 19 644 calories during the race. See more impressive statistics in the film and draw inspiration from his story!

Go home, eat and sleep!

That was the good advice, which Anne Staeves got from the waxing team the day before the Nordenskiöldsrace 2018. As you by now know for sure: the Nordenskiöldsrace is 220 km and the world’s toughest cross-country skiing race. What you not might know is, that the conditions for the race 2018 were even tougher an…

Born with skis on the feet…

You may know that the Nordenskiöldsrace builds upon an amazing history which is about the great skiing skills of the Sami in our region. I promise you it is worth reading it, which you can do here. Still, skiing is part of our lifestyle here, and you might say that Ebba Stina Rimpi and  Tuva…

#18 Weihnachten und andere Kleinigkeiten / Christmas and other trifles

Originally posted on Mission 220km:
ENGLISH VERSION BELOW Hallo werte Leserschaft, ich wünsche euch allen ein wunderbares Weihnachtsfest im Kreise eurer Lieben. Und vor allem wünsche ich euch die Chance etwas herunterzukommen vom allgemeinen Stress, der jeden von uns in der Regel durch das Jahr begleitet. Stress im Beruf, Stress im Privatleben – selbstauferlegter Stress…

It has turned: sun is coming back

In Jokkmokk, where the midnight sun shines in the summer all day, the sun never rises above the horizon at this time of the year. When we meet in Jokkmokk nowadays, we are smiling and telling each other: now it has turned, soon the sun is back! This year, we also had a fantastic celebration…

Mission 220 km: 100 days to go

This article is about Carsten. An 48 year old engineer which a great passion: cross-country skiing. And one of those people who will go for the 220 km of the Nordenskiöldsloppet, the longst cross-country skiing race in the world. And so he says, with 100 days to go: ”On March 30th, 2019 the time has…

Christmas Market: one of the best!

Jokkmokk Christmas Market has been awarded to be one of the best in Sweden by the magazine ”Land”. The key words to describe the market are ”genuine” and a little bit ”old-fashined”. It is small and cosy, and if you like good food and Swedish ”fika” (coffee and cookies/pastries) than you are right at the…

Jokkmokk goes for smart future energy

Jokkmokk has a long tradition of renewable energy production. About 13 TWh of hydro power are produced within Jokkmokks boundaries, which is actually more than 40 times the total energy use of people and companies in Jokkmokk. However, these energy production is not owned by the people of Jokkmokk and only a little share of…

Thank you, Helsinki!

Red Bull Nordenskiöldsloppet participated in GoExpo Winter fair in Helsinki and we had a great time meeting a lot of winter enthusiasts and a great interest in the race in Jokkmokk. The fair puts together all sports during the winter period, on snow, ice, outdoors or indoors. Moreover, it was a bit of coming home….

Visit Jokkmokk Christmas Market!

On 8-9 December, Jokkmokks Christmas Market will be held for the 3rd year. It gives you the chance to shop in Jokkmokk and to find exclusive handicraft and much more. In addition to outdoor sales, other activities are organized during these days. Among other things, there will be a Christmas table with entertainment, fashion show…