SKI MOUNTAINEERING AT LYNGEN - NORWAY

Day 1 :

Travelling to Tromso. Grocery shopping for the week. Night at Hotel.

 

Day 2 :

Ascent and descent in the mountains near Tromso. Transfer to the Lyngseidet area crossing the Ullsfijorden and part of the Lyngen Peninsula.

 

Day 3 :

Ascents in the area of Lyngseidet, huge repertoire of routes of different levels of difficulty.

 

Day 4 :

Ascents in the North Peninsula of Lyngen. Approach by boat to glacier journey if desired.

 

Day 5 :

Ascents in the South Peninsula of Lyngen.

 

Day 6 :

Ascents in the Lyngen Peninsula. Visit to the Nord Lenangen area, northernmost point with stunning sea views if desired.

 

Day 7 :

Ascents in the Lyngen Peninsula.

 

Day 8 :

Transfer to Tromso and trip back.

Included:

  •  Transfer from the airport to the accommodation.
  • Road transfers needed to access the ski routes.
  • 7 nights accommodation in double, twin or triple rooms with shared bathroom, sauna,...
  • 6 days mountain guide services and technical advices.

 

Not included:

  • Travelling to Tromso.
  • Food and beverage of the week.
  • Private taxis and boats.
  • Rental gear in case of needed.
  • Members and guides extra expenses due to program variations.

 

General Information:

  • Each group member taking part in the ski route is required to possess an at date license issued by the Mountaineering Federation valid in Norway or a mountain accident insurance valid in this country.
  • Mountain skiing is an extraordinary pass time but it involves risks. Each member of this journey takes full responsibility of what could happen.
  • The mountain guide reserves the right to modify the program depending on weather conditions, weather, group factor or any other cause that in his opinion may be decisive.
  • Touring skis (adjusted bindings) soles and edges repaired
  •  Touring ski boots
  •  Telescopic touring ski poles
  •  Skins
  •  Wax for limiting the snow to build up under the skis
  •  Anti snow plate crampons. Preferably made of steel
  •  Ice axe
  •  Helmet (optional)
  •  Ski crampons
  •  Snow shovel
  •  Probe 240cm
  •  Transceiver (batteries in charge)
  •  Sunglasses
  •  Goggles
  •  Sun cream 50+
  •  Lip balm 50+
  •  Thin ski gloves
  •  Thick ski gloves
  •  Replacement gloves
  •  Medium thickness socks + spare
  •  Touring ski pants
  •  Thermal underpants
  •  Gore-Tex ski pants
  •  Gore-tex ski jacket
  •  Fleece
  •  Primaloft
  •  Thermal undershirt + spare
  •  Buff
  •  Hat
  •  Cap
  •  Backpack 40l max.
  •  Snacks (sandwich, dry nuts, cereal bars,...)
  •  Water bottle 1.5l or Camelback bag
  •  Medicines for personal use
  •  Headlight + batteries
  •  Light harness
  •  Dyneema ring 120cm
  •  Ice screw
  •  Two screw-lock carabiners
  •  Silk sleeping bag
  •  Isothermal blanket
  •  Watch / altimeter
  •  Après-ski shoes
  •  Flip flop
  •  Swimsuit
  •  Mobile phone
  •  ID
  •  Driving license
  •  Cash (provide foreign currency)
  •  Mountaineering federation license valid for Norway.
  •  Abroad Health insurance
  •  Camera
  • For the outdoor activity that you plan to be successful it is very important that it accommodates to your level, both physical and technical. Here we present some guidelines so that you can get an idea of what your level is according to the programs we propose. However, we recommend reaching to us so we can help you personally and adapt the program to your conditions.

     

    Ski touring & Freeride

     

    • Technical Level
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    • 1 - Beginner. Never ski toured before. Frequent skier that goes off-piste not very often. Never used skins before.
    • 2 - Intermediate. Ski tours occasionally (5 to 10 days a year). Know the basics using skins, correct kick turn on slopes up to 35º. Capable of placing ski crampons without any help. Be able to ascend through all kinds of snow following a trace. Skis efficiently on all kinds of snows.
    • 3 - High. Big expertise in all types of ascents with skis. Knows and masters several climbing techniques with skins, kick-turn both back and to the valley. Can go easily forward skating. Ski tours quite often (more than 15 days a year). Familiarized with the use of ice axes and crampons in different terrains. Be able to use ropes for belaying. Has been in high routes in the Alps. Training in self-rescue.
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    • Fitness Level
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    • 1 - Being able to walk in the mountains for 3 to 4 hours gaining 800 meters of altitude with a lightweight backpack of about 5 kg.
    • 2 - Walk along itineraries in the mountains for 4 to 6 hours gaining 1000 meters of altitude with an 8 kg backpack.
    • 3 - able to make mountain itineraries for more than 8 hours and ascending 1500 meters or more, loaded with a backpack of 10 kg.

    Description

    LYNGEN!! The unique experience of skiing from the top of a mountain to the sea. Can you imagine the landscapes and the emotion of fresh snow admiring the sea? Guarantee there is nothing like it.

    The Alps of Lyngen are located within the Arctic Circle, in Norway, a privileged place for mountain skiing where besides being able to ski at sea level, we can see auroras, explore different fjords, cross islands,..., always in search of the best snow, the most spectacular descents and the best views on our ascents.

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    LEVELS :

    FITNESS
    2
    TECHNICAL
    2

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