From Alta Airport, we’ll take a bus taxi to the remote town of Øksfjord. You are welcome aboard the sailboat at 5pm. I recommend you to take an early flight the same day so that when you arrive, we can directly meet on the boat.
We’ll start navigating the same evening.
We’ll head to different locations with different objectives each day of the week.
Waters, in general, are quite calm since we are protected by the fjords. We’ll rarely go out into open waters, which makes living on the boat a lot easier.
Our locations will depend on weather conditions. There are new mountains to explore every day, so the plan is quite flexible and open.
On the last day, in the late afternoon, we’ll head back to the town. Our late evening journey looks spectacular from the water.
We’ll have our last breakfast with Charles, our majestic captain and leave the boat before 10.30 am.
My pre-arranged transportation will take you back to the airport, ending this remarkable trip.
|27/03/2020 to 04/04/2020|
Alta Airport. The roundtrip transfer from Alta Airport to Øksfjord is included (approximately 2 hours).
Boat lodging is included.
Direct flights from Oslo to Alta depart daily and take approximately 3 hours.
UIAGM-IFMGA-IVBV Mountain Guide
My name is Jorge, and I am one of the first IFMGA/UIAGM Certified Mountain Guides in Argentina. I got my full UIAGM-IFMGA certification in 2005. I was one of the pioneer mountain guides in Argentina and Chile to introduce Ski Mountaineering and Backcountry Skiing back in 1999.
In 2009, I became one of the first Argentines to work as a Ski Guide on the Antarctic Peninsula and ski peaks in that area. I helped, co-worked and guided ski athletes from Salomon, Arcteryx, Smith and the North face, such as Xavier de Le Rue, Luca de Bari, Eric Hjorleifson and other pro-athletes of the ski industry in the production of ski films in Argentina and Chile.
I have been guiding across Patagonia for more than 15 years now. In the past few years I have also guided in Antarctica, Norway and Iceland.
Patagonia is my home. This is where I started to develop most of my guiding skills and experiences at an early age. Today, I spend half of the year guiding overseas, and the other half guiding in Argentina and Chile.
Regarding my personal resume as a guide and sportsman, some of the highlights include classic Granite climbs in Yosemite National Park like the Half Dome Regular NW face in a day and Sentinel Rock (Herbert- Chouinard route); several ski mountaineering expeditions to Alaska including the inner Chugach range; the Wrangell's-Saint Elias range, spending two weeks in a tent in the Icefield, skiing couloirs and faces as much as we could. Other great mountaineering expeditions I went on include:
- A remote expedition to Mariano Moreno in the Patagonian Icefield
- Several rock climbs in Europe, like the Dolomites, Slovakia, French and Swiss Alps, and Spain
- Guiding the Mont Blanc ascent on skis
- Technical classic ice/rock Rebuffat- Terray on Pelerins in Chamonix
- Frendo Spur in Chamonix
- Fitz Roy and other satellites spires in Patagonia
I happily spend a lot of my time on skis, and guiding mostly technical backcountry and volcanoes in Patagonia.
I’m fluent in Spanish and English.
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