December 18 – The final hike of the year with snowshoes

December 18 – The final hike of the year with snowshoes

Together with Māris Olte and Kristaps Kiziks, we will welcome the 4th Advent on a hike with bog/snow shoes in the Palšu bog. We will start the adventure in the capital of Winter – Ērgļi, where Māris gathers tourists at the former railway station of Ērgļi. After a little introduction, we will go along Miljonu Street to the nearby Palšu bog, where we will walk in the snow-covered forests and marsh until the evening hour. We will complement the festive mood with a bonfire, warm drink and snacks.

The walk will be circular. Māris and Kristaps will help you discover the secrets of the bogs and snowshoes will allow you to get to places that would otherwise be difficult or even impossible. This will be a great opportunity to learn about hiking with bog/snowshoes, overcome the fear of swamps (bogs) in a comfortable and safe way, have a great time in nature and listen to fascinating stories.

The hike is intended for active participants who like challenges, so you must be in good physical shape and the recommended age for participants is 8-60 years. Age is not an obstacle if you are born to go hiking.

The number of places is limited and this will be the final hike of 2022.

To register for a hike or ask a question, write to the e-mail or call +371 20120101 (calls and WhatsApp)

Features and amenities

  • Duration: ~ 4 hours
  • Skill: moderate
  • Location: at 11:00 in the former Ergli station (Stacijas iela 1, Ergli)
  • End of the hike; at 16:00
  • Participation fee for the hike: 30 EUR; 15 EUR (7-17. years old). Guide services and bog shoe rental are included, hot drink and snacks.
  • Bring snacks, a warm drink and a flashlight.

📌 APPLY FOR THE HIKE: by writing
(indicate number of participants, shoe size and contact telephone number)
If you have any questions, contact us via whatsapp +371 20120101

Getting there

It’s best to go by car. Click on the link to open the destination coordinates in the navigation application when using waze or google maps.

What does Palsu Bog look like?

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