In 2019 Crossing Latitudes sponsored / hosted 32 NOLS Wilderness Medicine courses in Europe and Nepal (compared to 22 courses in 2018). We had over 500 participants and of those about 325 folks were taught in Swedish, 185 in English and 10 folks were taught in Finnish. We also hosted 3 courses in Montana, USA. I have a feeling we will have even more courses in 2020!
To teach wilderness medicine continues to be our main mission and we are having lots of fun with it. We are adding courses is new locations. Both Hungary and Slovenia were hits in 2019.
With this increase of participants and course locations we are glad to welcome Malin Thomasson back to teach with us again. We also welcoming new staff – Fred Södergran and Xuan Ming, Ng – to our team of NOLS Wilderness Medicine staff in Scandinavia.
In 2020 our team will be: Lena Conlan, Elias Sjöberg, Roope Roine, Malin Thomasson, Fred Södergran, Xuan Ming, Ng and hopefully Eva Söderström who will take the Instructor Training Course in February 2020.
NOLS Wilderness Medicine courses in Europe are more then learning first aid … We have participants from all over the world making it a unique experience. We have folks from Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, USA, Canada, Poland, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, China, Hungary, Czeck Republic, Saudi Arabia, the Netherlands, Germany, UK, Russia, Nepal, Slovenia … Call or email us if you are interested in a NOLS Wilderness Medicine course or a CPR course.
Read more about all our NOLS Wilderness Medicine First Aid and Responder courses on these two links: http://crossinglatitudes.com/wmi-courses (in English) and on this link in Swedish: http://crossinglatitudes.com/forsta-hjalpenkurser
For NOLS Wilderness Medicine First Aid courses in Bozeman, USA, Sweden or all over the world please visit NOLS Wilderness Medicine course schedule.
OUTDOOR ADVENTURES: If you are keen on an adventure in the future … We have lots of friends in the great Outdoor Industry and would love to pass you along. Northern Lights in Tromsø, Norway – Sea Kayaking in Croatia – Skiing in Sarek National Park, Sweden – Dog sledding in the far north of Sweden – Treks in undisturbed forest and simple living in Dalarna, Sweden – Climbing Kilimanjaro – Penguin research in Antarctica … contact us – we have friends all over the wild world!
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NOLS WILDERNESS MEDICINE! We continue to offer international NOLS Wilderness Medicine courses all over the world. In 2020 we will offer courses in USA, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Switzerland, Slovenia and maybe Hungary again!
Courses are taught both in Swedish, Finnish and in English.
OUTDOOR ADVENTURES 2020: If you are keen on an adventure in the future … contact Roope Roine – our NOLS Wilderness Medicine staff member who offers trips and expeditions all over the world thru his company MOLN
Crossing Latitudes does not offer scheduled Trips and Expeditions in Sweden any more but please contact us and we will be glad to help you connect with other Outdoor companies we trust in Scandinavia.
The Royal Kingdom of Sweden
Sweden is known for Volvo, Saab, Absolute Vodka, Ingmar Bergman and the Ice Hotel in Jukkasjärvi. We are proud of all this, but more so we treasure our incredible forests, our vast archipelagos and our pristine glaciated mountains. Clean air, beautiful historic cities, friendly people and strong traditions are a few things people link with Sweden.
Crossing Latitudes used to offer sea kayaking Inn Trips along the west coast of Sweden in the Bohuslän (Bo-hoos-lan) Archipelago. This coastline contains thousands of islands and skerries with a myriad of pelagic birds, seals and picturesque fishing villages – making it a sea kayaking paradise! Let us help you connect with friends who can take you on a camping expedition where a new island becomes your home each night or an Inn Trip where you stay at a Guesthouse and just do day trips.
In the far north, above the Arctic Circle you can enjoy Mountain Treks with reindeer. In the region known as Lappland, live the traditional reindeer herding people known as the Saami. Together with the Saami and their reindeer (used as pack animals) you can hike and experience the Saami lifestyle in this unspoiled wilderness.
In the winter you can join the Saami during the Reindeer migration. If reindeer isn’t your thing … but you are a skier then join a hut-to-hut trip in the High Country of Sweden. We have lots of friends offering Reindeer treks, Dog sledding adventures or winter Ski expeditions. Please contact us for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org
Crossing Latitudes does not offer any trips and expeditions in Norway any more but …
If you are interested in a trip in Norway please contact MOLN in Finland. Moln is owned and operated by Roope Roine – our NOLS Wilderness Medicine staff member. Great trips all over the world!
Norway – Land of Vikings and Trolls
Norway is home to Trolls and Vikings, cross country skiers, great composers and artists. Norway is also the home of such successful explorers as Nansen, Amundsen and Heyerdahl. Their exploratory feats offer inspiration as we paddle the fjords and coastal islands of the Norwegian Sea.
Most of the Camping Expeditions and Inn Trips Crossing Latitudes have offered in the past take place more than a hundred miles north of the Arctic Circle. The Lofoten Islands, the Salten Coast and the Vesterålen Islands are all characterized by steep and rugged mountains, deep fjords, great fishing and white sandy beaches. These sparsely populated areas are also home to some of Norway’s largest pelagic bird colonies.
Our Lofoten Multi Adventure Trip has always been a favorite. This area is for people of all ages who want to enjoy a variety of cultural and outdoor activities such as bird watching, day hiking, sea kayaking day trips, fishing and visiting local museums and historic sites. June 22-29 we will travel by kayak, by foot or by boat. We will stay in comfortable guesthouses or rorbus (traditional fishermen cabins) and enjoy the cuisine at local restaurants. If you can not join our trip then please email us and we will be glad to recommend other friends in the outdoor industry.
In central Norway lies the Jotunheimen National Park. Jotunheimen, which means the “Home of the Giants”, contains some of the highest peaks in Europe north of the Alps. Hoist your day pack and join us day trekking through the most spectacular mountain range in Scandinavia!
A popular Multi-Adventure Trip is the “Norway in a Nutshell” Trip where one might start and end in Oslo. In between you get to hike in the Jotunheimen National Park and Sea Kayak on the Sognefjord – the longest and deepest fjord in Europe!
Crossing Latitudes doesn’t offer scheduled Trips and Expeditions any more but please contact us and we will be glad to help you connect with other Outdoor companies we trust.
Sweden, Norway, Greece, Greenland, Kilimanjaro and Beyond …
Crossing Latitudes has offered Sea Kayaking Trips in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Mexico, Honduras, Alaska, Greenland, Greece and Croatia. Our days of leading trips are over but we can connect you with friends in the Outdoor industry who we trust can create a fun and safe trip.
If you are interested in an outdoor adventure please contact MOLN in Finland. Moln is owned and operated by Roope Roine – our NOLS Wilderness Medicine staff member. Roope offers great trips all over the world!
Don’t hesitate to email us and ask about places to go!