Health & Leisure Students Artic Adventure
Third year students from the BSc in Health, Fitness and Leisure at IT,Tralee are completing a ten day journey in Arctic Finland. Departing Ireland on 23rd February, the students will be skiing in the Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park, the third largest national park in Finland, 150 Km inside the Arctic Circle. Average mid-day temperatures in early March are -15C.
They will complete several day and multiday trips in the region staying in tents and wilderness cabins. As Students of the Health & Leisure Degree programme, they will be completing a number of physiology and psychology tests as part of their expedition.