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Exploring Sweden's Wild West Coast

Come along as adventure journalist Peter Potterfield takes us to West Sweden, the craggy, island studded coastline between Gothenburg and Norway. We'll visit the pink granite headlands of Smogen National Park, the islands of Kosterhavet National Park, and explore the canals and backstreets of laid back Gothenburg itself.

Adventures in Arctic Sweden

From the Northern Lights to cross country skiing, the unique experience of Sweden's legendary Ice Hotel in mid-winter is unforgettable. Come along as GreatOutdoors.com Editor Peter Potterfield shows us the perpetual twilight and snowy beauty of this remote corner of Scandinavia, far above the Arctic Circle, where the Ice Hotel provides the ultimate base camp

 

The Northern Lights from Arctic Sweden

Watching the Northern lights from a good hundred miles
inside the Arctic Circle, where a fluke of geography around the inland sea known as the Tornetrask keeps the clouds at bay

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Classic Hikes of the World: Kungsleden

An excerpt from Peter Potterfield's new book on the world's best hiking routes.

Hiking Arctic Sweden

An unforgettable 100-kilometer backcountry odyssey following Sweden's famed Kungsleden trail through the heart of Lappland, Europe's last true wilderness.

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