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26 Feb 2018
“Personal tour”
26 Feb 2018
Northtrek is specializing in guided activities, outdoors in the wilderness all year around. Small group sizes are our preference 2 to 10 for example, Private groups, VIPs, families, companies etc. Tours are possible from 2 hrs up to week long...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Erkkorannantie 1, Ruka 93830, Finland
+358 40 4182832
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Booked a full Finland experience via another company. Robin was our guide and personally provided our snowshoe experience and looked after us all the way through our stay, ensuring other parts of the trip ( husky sledging and snowmobiles) were up to scratch. Robin really...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

We visited Finland for a few days and North Trek organised all our activities (snow shoe walking, husky safari, snowmobile safari...). In fact, from the moment we stepped off the plane until we arrived back at the airport our guide Robin was fantastic. He was...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 23 November 2016

We had booked our first visit to Kuusamo in between seasons and were a bit worried about what we might/might not be able to do so contacted Chris beforehand. He was very helpful and came up with some ideas including hiking in the beautiful Oulanka...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Christopher W, Owner at North Trek, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2016

Thank you! It was a super time, the day you left the snow arrived! Remember the coffee pan is always warm and the `Northern Lights´are waiting ;) Welcome back to the wilderness of Finland! Chris White

Reviewed 15 November 2016

Our day with Chris was the highlight of our honeymoon. He made it so easy (and spontaneous) to arrange. We went for a day snowshoe tour in which we really got to experience the beauty of Ruka. Chris is highly experienced and gave a great...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Christopher W, Owner at North Trek, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2016

Thank you both! It was a memorable tour, the first of the season! Good to hear you bought the knife, now its a matter of practicing those forest skills! The very best to you both for the future together! Chris

Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We contacted Chris White before coming to Finland for advice on what interesting activities we could do in Oulanka National Park. We agreed on a day canoeing down river, stopping on the way to forage for wild food and cook on fires by the river,...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Christopher W, Owner at North Trek, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2016

Wonderful memories, how unpredictable our nature is, I do so much enjoy the challenges of guiding outdoors, it was amazing how the Golden Eagles arrived first followed shortly by the majestic kings of the forest the Brown bears. And when we wanted to leave, one...More

Reviewed 2 April 2016

I visited Finland in Mar 2016 and wanted to do a snowshoeing trip in Oulanka and Riisitunturi National Parks. As I would be travelling solo, I was not sure if I would be able to find a suitable trip, especially if there were no existing...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Christopher W, Owner at North Trek, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2016

Thank you for your feedback. And I trust the rest of your visit to Finland was a memorable experience. Welcome back! Regards Chris

Reviewed 12 March 2016

My father and I spent one week in the wilderness of north Finland guided by Chris White between Hautajärvi and Salla. Chris is a very knowledgeable, friendly and experienced guide. We designed the tour together, he provided excellent quality pulks and snowshoes, the food his...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Christopher W, Owner at North Trek, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2016

It was a certainly a wonderful memorable tour. How can we ever forget the amazing sunset and the snow crowned trees of Ruuhitunturi, Salla. And the day you took over my forest kitchen! ;) Hah Hah. Greetings Chris

Reviewed 2 February 2016

My partner and I travelled to Ruka on Jan 24th 2016, it was set to be a magical trip, as this is where i would propose to her. I wanted to make the proposal a once in a life time experience and this is where...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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Christopher W, Owner at North Trek, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2016

Thank you. So pleased that she said the big Yes! Really there wasn´t a choice in those surroundings and atmosphere was there? you really gave it 150% for your loved one. Possibly a Honeymoon in Ruka? ;) Love to you both! Chris

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Diane W
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Response from Moosehead2012 | Reviewed this property |
The email I used is the same as the website with the normal @ sign! - sometimes Chris is out in the wilds so may take a bit longer to reply but usually is very responsive. Hope that helps.