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Winter Biking

The wide tires on your fatbike roll effortlessly on the ice towards a lakeside campfire. Many of the winter trails in Enontekiö are also open to cyclists.

The ski tracks and other tracks around Hetta, Kilpisjärvi and Yli-Kyrö are open to fatbikes.

Do remember to be considerate – skiers always have the right of way. Also try to avoid damage to the tracks.

Please note, that the condition of the routes may vary due to weather. In spring, durin the "hankikanto" solid snow, you can bike virtually anywhere. After snowfalls and in early and mid winter, when the snow has not yet hardened, cycling may be challenging if not impossible. Ask advise at local bike rental shops and Visitor Centres.

Bikes are not allowed on official snowmobile routes.

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Top routes

Aurinkokeino in Hetta, 17km

Aurinkokeino in Hetta, 17km

This route on the ice of Lake Ounasjärvi serves all outdoorspeople, whether you’re on skis, kicksled, foot or bike. You can stop at the campfire spots in Perunkavuoma or Karjalansaari or at the skiers’ café at the Hetta lean-to. You can access the trail at several locations in Hetta, for instance at the harbour or the Fell Lapland Visitor Centre.

Lake Pyhäjärvi winter trail in Hetta, 17km

The winter trail crosses Lake Ounasjärvi to reach the Pyhäkero wilderness hut. A great place to take a break or even stay for the night. In the spring, the hut houses a skiers’ café. The vertical relief makes this an intermediate trail. You can access the trail at several locations in Hetta, for instance at the harbour or the Fell Lapland Visitor Centre.

Lake Pyhäjärvi winter trail in Hetta, 17km

Käsivarsi wilderness trail in Kilpisjärvi, 16 – 110 km.

Käsivarsi wilderness trail in Kilpisjärvi, 16 – 110 km.

This demanding wilderness route goes along the Nordkalott trail all the way to Halti. The track is groomed with snowmobiles and its condition will vary according to the weather. The route is marked with branches in the snow. Several wilderness huts afford breaks or even overnight stays. This route is only suitable for experienced cyclists who are comfortable in the wilderness. The views are worth the effort! The route starts at the Kilpisjärvi Visitor Centre.

Winter bike tour with a local guide

The wilderness guides of Enontekiö know the best local routes and can help you get prepared for a winter outing.

Kilpissafarit

Activities & Rental services | Kilpisjärvi

Kilpissafaris offers travellers memorable experiences and sustainable trips in the scenery of the fells of Kilpisjärvi and three countries.

Tsahkalluoktantie 14, Kilpisjärvi

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Vilu Arctic Experience

Activities & Glamping | Hetta

We organize various activities in the arctic wilderness all year round. All our tours start from Hetta. Our secret hideaway Arctic Nature Glamping is unique accommodation for experience seekers.

Tuolpajärventie 10, Vuontisjärvi

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