Winter clothing

DSCF7336Winter clothing for a Senja visit

The Senja island is situated on 69,4°North, and for those who join us in Hamn in Senja in the winter time, we recommend some basic equipment in addition to clothing you can get from us. During winter, the average temperature along the coast of Senja is around minus 3-4°C (around 26 F). Occasionally we experience down to between minus 15-20 degrees, and in combination with wind the effective temperature can be quite low. The weather in Northern Norway changes rapidly, and local variations can be huge. In other words – we have to be prepared for a lot of weather. The polar nights, when the sun never rises, lasts from 22nd of November to the 22nd of January. March and April can also come with warm and sunny days, and sun glasses and sunscreen is recommended. Hamn in Senja offers the followin;g

  • Warm suit for outdoor use
  • Gloves
  • Warm head wear
  • Wind proof Buff
  • Winter boots (size 36-45)

 

Prices
Winter clothing (warm suit, head weat and gloves): 200 NOK per day (extra days 150 NOK)
Shoes : 75 NOK per day (extra days 50 NOK)
Winter pacakge: 250 NOK per day  (extra days 200 NOK)

 

Clothing to bring
How to wear clothing in the Arctic: Woollen underwear / socks, Several thin layers of clothing (woollen clothing is recommended, or fleece) Spacious clothing Windproof layer.