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1-week Nordic Skiing Expedition in Norway

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Join Will, a UIMLA-certified mountain leader, for this epic week of nordic skiing across the majestic Norwegian tundra.

Group

7 Days

Apr

Fit

Intermediate


Highlights

* Learn how to ice climb.

* Spend a day dog sledding across the tundra.

* Camp under the stars with the chance to see the aurora.

Description

Join me for this epic, 1-week cross-country skiing expedition in the pristine beauty of western Norway!

For the first part of the week, we will go over all the necessary skills to safely and successfully cross-country ski in such a cold and potentially dangerous landscape.

Along the way we will also try our hands at ice climbing a frozen waterfall and even spend a day racing along the tundra on dog sleds. When we are not honing our winter sports skills, you will have plenty of time to explore the quaint and idyllic town of Hovden. We will even spend one day in the spa, relaxing after a day out on the hills.

For the last two days, we will go out on an overnight expedition. Weather permitting, we will spend the night in a snow hole at 2.400 meters above sea level. Here we will have an excellent chance to see the northern lights!

By the time our trip is over, you will have received a taste of several different winter sports and hopefully had the chance to take in the majestic northern lights. Whatever the case, this will surely leave you yearning to book another nordic adventure soon.

So what are you waiting for? Book now for this eclectic and exciting 1-week cross-country skiing expedition in the breathtaking western Norwegian wilderness!

If you like the look of this trip then I think you will also enjoy my 1-week hiking expedition in the Dolomites!

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

Please contact me for a price quote and what's included with it.


Details

More info

We will determine our full itinerary depending on the weather and your level of skill.

Meeting point

We will determine our meeting point upon booking.

About the guide

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Will

Mountain Leader

I am a member of the British Association of Mountain Leaders and the owner of Mountain Energy, the guiding company I run with my wife, which has been in operation since 2009.

We started by offering summer and winter expeditions in the UK but then moved on to Europe and Africa in 2010. My work has taken me all over the world, including Peru, Bolivia, Lesotho, South Africa and Morocco.

Apart from holding an International Mountain Leader certification (IML), I am also certified as a Winter Mountain Leader. In 2008, I was awarded the Life Saving Medal of the Order of St. John after participating in a rescue expedition in the Pyrenees.

At Mountain Energy we offer a select number of programs that we have been guiding for years and know well. Join us for a truly unique experience!

Languages

English

Certificates

UIMLA


What people are saying about Explore-Share

Kumari

5.00

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5.00

I am very pleased with Explore-Share! This was my first international climb, and the communication and response time were great. Herbie is a very skilled guide and very efficient. The entire booking process & payment was smooth. I will definitely use Explore-Share again. Thank you.

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5.00

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5.00

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Lesley

4.00

Thank you explore-share for a wonderful via feratta experience. We have been wanting to learn for a long time but don't have the facilities in Scotland. The guide Mitja was extremely helpful and knowledgeable, answering all my many questions and providing advice. On the day head to take another group but he quickly arranged another guide Borut, who was brilliant. We had a fantastic morning learning via ferrata at Hvadnik in the gorge. It gave us the confidence to later hire our own equipment and go out in Mojstrana. Altogether a five star + experience. Thank you.

 

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