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Arctic Trek

A once in a lifetime opportunity to battle the elements in the Arctic.

On this unique challenge you will head to Rovaniemi in Finland and spend three days trekking into the Arctic Circle. After a training weekend in Scotland, as well as several briefing evenings and a good amount of training, you will be ready for the challenge.

Rovaniemi,
Finland,

Monday 27 January 2020 - 09:00 AM

Registration fee: £350 per person Minimum fundraising target: £3750 per person

msfundraising@mssociety.org.uk or call 0131 335 4063

Event details

By joining the #MSSuperstar Arctic Team and raising your minimum fundraising target of £3750, you will get:

  • Full consultation with charity pre-trek and email updates when in country
  • Three information nights for participants
  • One UK-based training weekend (two days/one night)
  • Online email support for all participants and via closed Facebook group prior to trip
  • All flights and transfers in country to and from the airport
  • Accommodation in suitable 3* hotels when in Rovaniemi (two person sharing)
  • One night’s accommodation at the Arctic Snow Hotel
  • All meals in country with the exception of your free day
  • Three days trekking with two nights on the trail
  • All food whilst on trail (two hot meals and a snack lunch per day)
  • Fully qualified local polar guide and UK-based Breaking Strain Events guides
  • Fully risk assessed route with safety provision in form of first aiders and snow mobile transport
  • Provision of pulk, hauling system and harness and two-person tents
  • Celebratory meal at end of trek in Arctic Snow Hotel
  • Medal and certificate for all participants

Deposit

£350 Due at time of sign up

50% of target £1875 12 August 2019 – 24 weeks pre trek

80% of target £3000  November 2019 – 12 weeks pre trek

100% of target £3750 9 March 2020 - 6 weeks post event