Ski and sail tour in the Lyngen Alps, Norway

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Join IFMGA certified guide Josef for this amazing 8-day ski touring trip in the stunning landscape of the Lyngen Alps of Norway!

Lyngen Alps

8 Days

Mar, Apr

Fit

Intermediate


Highlights

  • Combine skiing and sailing in breathtaking landscapes of mountains and fjords
  • Select unique and top quality ski spots everyday with deep powder snow aplenty
  • Chill out on a boat, enjoy local food and relax in a Scandanavian style sauna

Description

The Lyngen Alps are a truly stunning mountain range in northeastern Norway. More than 90 kiometres long and following the path of the Lyngen fjord, this region is spectacular!

After setting sail we are going to pass through some of the most stunning landscapes you can imagine. Fjords, mountains and glaciers will surround us and, with the boat as transport, we can reach ski lines that would otherwise be unreachable.

Even without the skiing, just sailing in this location is epic with summit to sea views all day everyday. Our daily routine will look something like this: We sail during the night, have breakfast on the boat, ski-tour in the morning, enjoy a picturesque lunch at the top and then ski back to the boat.

Once on the boat we will dine on local fish, relax in a sauna or take an artic water plunge. And even if all that weren´t enough, we will also get to enjoy the Northern Light. So far, we got to see them on all our trips in the area!

Another beauty of having the boat is that we have great flexibility. We can choose where we want to go and assess the weather conditions as we travel and therefore pick the best lines.

The Lyngen Alps is renowned for its powder snow and this will be available whether on open glades that arrive to the ocean or on steep couloirs.

On this 8-day program, we will enjoy 6 days of ski touring. You can expect to climb about 1000-1200 metres per day for 6 days. For this reason, you should be reasonable fit to enjoy this schedule and ideally have some ski touring experience.

Along with myself, there will be other highly experienced and certified guides to ensure the trip runs as smoothly as possible. We will observe your technique and will happily give you feedback and tips.

So how does sailing through fjords and skiing from summit to sea sound? Sign up now for this unforgettable trip in pristine wilderness and I’ll be waiting to share it with you!

Want to check out another awesome ski touring trip? Take a look at this 10-day ski touring excursion on the epic Rishiri Island in Japan for another epic ski touring adventure

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival

Flight to Tromso via Oslo. Getting On Board + Sailing through the fjord to our first destination

Day 2 to 7: Ski & Sail

Ski touring from the morning / Late lunch on the boat / Sailing to our new destination through out the afternoon and evening

Day 8: Departure

Flight back home from Tromso via Oslo

 

Details

Accommodation

We hire the boat from a local charter company with a long history and skippers with great knowledge of the area. It is very comfortable and safe 47-foot long yacht with 5 cabins and 5 bathrooms + showers with a common area and kitchen. We will be maximum of 7 guests guided by certified guide and professional skipper. There will be 2 groups so you can choose between faster and slower one. Fjords are normally pretty calm waters, so you don't have to be worried about sea sickness.

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About the guide

I'm a UIAGM certified guide, skitouring-freeride and heliski guide. I'm a lifelong skier, climber and mountaineer, born in Prachovske skaly, a famous sandstone climbing area in the Czech Republic.
I've personally participated in 13 expeditions to 8thousander peaks and stood 5 times on an 8000m peak. I have guided guests on all continents (7 summits, etc..) in numerous treks, climbing or skitouring expeditions.
I run a guiding company in Prague and work for Patagonia, SKI TRAB and ABS avalanche backpacks. I spend my winter guiding in the Northern hemisphere, including heliski in Lappland (SWE), ski touring in Morocco or enjoying the best powder snow on earth in Japan.
The rest of the time I'm on expeditions in Nepal or South America and I spend most of the summer climbing in my hometown or guiding in the Alps.
I like Czech beer and food, passionate guests and jokes. If I'm not available my team will guide you instead.


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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 2568 Each

Group of 2

EUR 2568 Each

Group of 3

EUR 2568 Each

Group of 4

EUR 2568 Each

Group of 5

EUR 2568 Each

Group of 6

EUR 2568 Each

Group of 7

EUR 2568 Each

Group of 8

EUR 2568 Each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation included

- Transportation start and back

- Transport during the trip

- Luggage transfer

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

Price details

Flight ticket flight to Tromso from Europe costs around 270 EUR (we can help out with flight reservation).

Insurance - approx. 100 EUR (Travel and Cancel insurance (not taking the trip due to injury illness etc.) - we can arrange insurance for you.


For booking assistance

Our experienced outdoor adventure team is ready to help you boost your experience and will assist you throughout the whole process, from the moment you choose a program until you return from your trip.



 

 

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