Greenland offers a fascinating backcountry skiing experience. Between the Atlantic and the Arctic Oceans, this huge island has a wide array of exciting features: wild unexplored terrain, great snow conditions, the possibility of skiing from a mountain’s summit to the water’s edge, and a rich local culture.
The backcountry skiing in Greenland is second to none, as its remote, isolated location and constant cold weather and snowfall make for absolutely superb conditions.
Take a pick from our selection of backcountry skiing trips in Greenland, and you won’t be disappointed!
Greenland contains an overwhelming amount of raw natural beauty, and nestled within these beautiful spots are some of the best backcountry skiing spots on earth, with the epic views, lack of people and wide open spaces providing a near-perfect setting.
There are no roads between settlements in Greenland, so flights or ferries are your only options for going between places.
Some of the backcountry skiing can be very challenging, so being very fit and in excellent shape before arriving will maximise enjoyment of the activity.
The settlements in Greenland are full of intriguing histories and culture which they are very proud of, providing many hours of exploration and discovery, thus ensuring there is always something to see and do.
Extremely cold for most of the year, with temperatures regularly plunging well below freezing and Summers only reaching 7 degrees celsius maximum.
Regular flights from Copenhagen, Denmark, and Reykjavik, Iceland.
March-May, when there is still plenty of snow but the weather is more bearable and there is more daylight.
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