Svalbard ski tour and sail guided program

Massimo Candolini , expert skier and IFMGA guide, encourages you to join him on this extraordinary 8-day trip to the remote Svalbard Islands to combine ski touring and sailing across the Arctic. You'll get to see polar bears!

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

8 days

Mountain Range

Svalbard Islands

People per Guide

2 people

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

May

Type of Trip

Not specified

Highlights

 
     

    An incredible adventure on the Svalbard Islands awaits! Come with me on a ski touring trip to this remote Norwegian area and let’s venture into wonderful polar landscapes together.

    The Svalbard Islands are an archipelago in northern Norway. Only 2500 people inhabit these islands. During this 9-day program, the Nordenlicht ship will be our home and will take us to explore the region’s incredible fauna. This special ship has a capacity for 30 passengers and will take us to discover the islands’ beautiful fjords and bays. 

    On a typical ski touring day, we will commence our tour at sea level. Then, we will ascend until we get amazing views of the surrounding Arctic landscapes. The descents will also be memorable! The skiing part of the trip, however, should be considered as a bonus. This expedition is in fact a cruise.

    Aboard the ship, we will have the chance to see whales, seals, walruses, Arctic foxes, reindeers and plenty of birds. And certainly the magnificent polar bear, which is the islands’ symbol. Polar bear population in the area is currently at around 3000, according to estimates.

    So, if you are in the mood for an unforgettable experience, join me on this sailing and ski touring trip to Svalbard. This trip is a once-in-a-lifetime experience!

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    Price per person

     
    Group of 1
    3990 EUR

     

    Price includes

     
    • Guiding fee
    • Accommodation
    • Flight to the start of the trip
    • Transportation from your hotel/airport (if in area) to the start of the trip and back
    • Transport during the trip
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
     

    Itinerary

     
    • Day 1Arrival

      Arrival in Norway. We will spend the first night in Oslo.

    • Day 2From Oslo to Longyearbyen and then to the ship

      We will travel to Longyearbyen in order to settle in the Nordenlicht ship. After a safety and operational briefing, the cruise will begin.

    • Day 3 to 8Ski touring

      We will follow difeferent paths and ski tours through the Svalbard Islands.

    • Day 9Return

      We will go back from Longyearbyen to Oslo and then to the airport for you to fly back home.

     
     

    Other details

     
    Skill level required

    Beginner

    Fitness level required

    Occasional

    Meeting point

    Longyearbyen

    Accommodation

    Rembrandt Van Rijn sailing ship

    More info

    Regular ski touring clothing. We recommend to bring extremely warm clothes, for example a quilted jacket and a pair of comfortable apres-ski wear.

     

    About the Guide

     
     

    We are inMont, a group of IFMGA Alpine Guides from Venezia Giulia Region.

    We offer all range of mountain activities: mountaineering, rock to ice climbing, high mountains, ski mountaineering, expeditions in and outside Europe, and we organize courses.

    We are Massimo Candolini, Guido Candolini, Gianni Dorigo and Andrea Fusari. In addition, some Alpine Guides of the Friuli Venezia Giulia region collaborate with us.

     
     

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    What People are Saying about INMONT

     

    poor weather limited the experience. We had hoped for a guide more familiar with the area, our first and last night were in a remote place requiring an hours walk. We only learnt about this on the day of departure. otherwise no problems
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    Nico Vanderhauwaert
     

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