Montane Arctic Spine

Arctic Spine Sprint

Kungsleden Trail

£2,800 per athlete

Enter the Arctic Spine Sprint

A non-stop 66 mile Arctic expedition with training programme.

The inaugural Arctic Spine Race has fuelled our passion to give more people the opportunity to discover the Arctic wilderness. We are thrilled to announce the introduction of the Arctic Spine Sprint Race and training programme for 2025. Don’t be fooled by the name, the Sprint race will be an epic challenge. It’s accompanied by a 3-day cold weather training programme purposefully designed to enhance your skills so you can compete in the extreme cold with confidence. By participating in the Sprint race, you not only gain invaluable self-sufficiency skills in the Arctic but also embark on a mesmerising race route along the Kungsleden Trail. Spanning 66 miles, the course will lead you through forests, over frozen lakes and amidst stunning mountain vistas. Join us for this incredible expedition into the heart of the wilderness.

Arctic Spine 2024 Highlights

Discover what it takes to conquer the mighty Kungsleden Trail in Arctic Sweden.

Race Details

  • Location: Kunglesden Trail, Sweden
  • Distance: 66 miles / 106 km 
  • Start: 09:00 Feb 8th 2025, Abisko
  • Finish: 21:00 Feb 11th 2025, Nikkaloukta
  • Time Limit: 84 hours 
  • Temperature: -5°C / -40°C
  • Terrain: Arctic tundra 
  • Training Start: Feb 4th 2025
  • Training Finish: Feb 6th 2025
  • Race and Training: 8 Days

Get your Race Information Pack

Find out everything you need to know about The Montane Arctic Spine Sprint and training programme by downloading our free race information pack. It includes details about the race, the route, training programme, vetting criteria, full itinerary and summary of equipment requirements.

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What's next?

Ready to have an Arctic experience of a lifetime? If you’re keen to find out more about the Arctic Spine Sprint and training programme, then book a call with Race Director Phil Hayday-Brown to find out more information or take a closer look at the route.


Eoin Murray (GBR)

“For an experience of a lifetime in the Arctic wilderness, this challenge will push competitors to the limit on a voyage of pure self-discovery" 

Arctic Spine Challenger 2024


Edward Sellon (GBR) 

“You have to do more than just physically endure the miles. This is an expedition race and you've got to be able to survive on your own. The Kungsleden is iconic for a reason. It’s very special.”

Arctic Spine Challenger 2024


Kevin Leahy (IRE)

"It was -25 degrees and I was happily cruising across a frozen lake. When I looked up, I saw the Northern Lights for the first time. This is why I do this."

Arctic Spine 2024


Andrew Bond (GBR)

“The Arctic Spine location and route felt truly remote. More than any other Arctic event I’ve done."

Arctic Spine Challenger 2024


Rob Brooks (GBR)

“I signed up because I wanted the challenge of testing myself in an extreme but beautiful environment. The Arctic Spine team were fantastic.”

Arctic Spine 2024