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Alta folkehøgskole

Gateway to the polar north! The northern lights town, Alta, hosts the nature school at 70 degrees north. You can experience the famous Alta river, Finnmark alps, and renowned tundra right in our backyard. Polar nature surrounds Alta school, perfect for total immersion.

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Alta school is perfectly located for all outdoor activities, under pine forests at the foot of mount Skoddevarre, and walking distance of the Alta river. There are lakes, climbing areas, and ski terrain. Click into skis right out the dorm door. Alta river runs north from Sautso, northern Europe's biggest river canyon. There are lush valleys, long fjords, steep peaks, and glaciers between the southern Finnmark tundra and northern Finnmark alps.

Good food and fellowship! Nothing like coming home to great food prepared by passionate cooks after outdoor activities! The dorms with shared kitchen and living spaces. This fellowship is like glue center of social interaction and lifelong friendship.

Our values:

You'll get a lot of outdoor time, test your limits, and learn to love nature. Around the fire, we're all equal, and can exchange ideas and beliefs with respect for each other. We are a christian school with an open and including fellowship with room for everyone regardless beliefs.

Courses at Alta folkehøgskole

Wilderness Photography

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KRIK - North

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Hunting and Trapping

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FREERIDE

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Dogsledding-Finnmarksløpet

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Experience Northern Norway

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ARCTIC - Svalbard

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OUTDOOR LIFE 70 NORTH

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Ski and Avalanche

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