We meet at Sortland and transfer to our accommodation. Our base will be cosy seaside houses, just out of town.
Each day we go for a new ski touring adventure, leaving from out lodge. We will spend this day in the Lofoten range and the Vesteralen range.
Transfer to the airport bus to Sortland.
In Sortland. Sortland is easy to reach from the Evenes Airport by bus (with every arriving flight there is a direct bus to Sortland town, 1:30hs approx.)
In seaside houses.
Requirements: The tour is planned for skiers who already have some experience in ski touring. However you don't need to be very experienced. It is sufficient if you are technically in a position to ski on 35 degrees slopes. Physically the participants must be able to manage up to 5-hour climbs and about 8 hours total touring time per day at a moderate pace.
Equipment: backpack 25-35L, touring skis, climbing skins, ski boots, telescopic poles with large plates, snow safety equipment, functional underwear, touring pants, t-shirt or shirt mountain wind and waterproof jacket (hardshell breathable), softshell jacket, intermediate layer / isolation layer (fleece or thermal jacket depending on the weather), well-fitting socks, warm gloves, warm hat,, sunscreen, lip cream SPF 30, sunglasses, snacks for the touring days, thermos flask (unbreakable) and bottle (or one of them, depending on the tour, weather and preference), passport, identity card, camera, phone charger, credit card, money.
LVS equipment (rental): please let me know 4 weeks in advance if you need it.
Hi, my name is Juho, a mountain guide originally from Finland. I started to guide when I came to Chile end of 2006. I was a living and working in Chile while I took UIAGM guiding cources in Argentina until 2011. Nowadays I am living on the shore of Lake of Constanz on Swiss-German border. ...and guiding from here in the Alps, Northern Scandinavia and in the Andes. I have also a small guiding company in Konstanz.
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