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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
Wax for limiting the snow to build up under the skis
Anti snow plate crampons. Preferably made of steel
Transceiver (batteries in charge)
Sun cream 50+
Lip balm 50+
Thin ski gloves
Thick ski gloves
Medium thickness socks + spare
Touring ski pants
Gore-Tex ski pants
Gore-tex ski jacket
Thermal undershirt + spare
Backpack 40l max.
Snacks (sandwich, dry nuts, cereal bars,...)
Water bottle 1.5l or Camelback bag
Medicines for personal use
Headlight + batteries
Dyneema ring 120cm
Two screw-lock carabiners
Silk sleeping bag
Watch / altimeter
Cash (provide foreign currency)
Mountaineering federation license valid for Norway.
Abroad Health insurance
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.
- 1 = Beginner. Never ski toured before. Is a regular ski resort skier that occasionally goes off-piste. Black runs are not a problem for its level.
- 2 = Starter. Has experienced ski touring, climbing with skins (skinning). Is familiar with all the ski touring gear. Capable of uphill kick turning on not very steep terrain. Knows how to place and use ski crampons. Ski climbs safely through all kinds of snows on a trace. Skies down efficiently on ungroomed terrain, even on steep but wide slopes.
- 3 = Intermediate. Regular touring skier, . Trained on the basic techniques of skinning and uphill kick turn. Can change directions on slopes of 35º. Able to place ski crampons and crampons in an autonomous way. Skies down effectively on all kinds of ungroomed terrain and steepness.
- 4 = Advanced. Masters the technique of skinning on slopes up to 40º - 45º. Moves safely with skins on steep and icy slopes. Basic knowledge of mountaineering, use of crampons and ice axe as well as rope work. Skies down safely on every snow condition and steepness.
- 5 = Very advanced. Extensive experience in touring and mountaineering ski. Moves effectively changing direction on all kind of terrain, even on exposed places. Very good skier on every snow condition and steep terrain, as well as in exposed passages. Goes frequently on one-day or multi-day ski tours, spending the nights in huts. Familiar using the ice axe and crampons on all types of mountain domain. Knowledge and training on rope work, protection and self-arrest.
- 1 = Able to ascend 600 meters of elevation gain skinning for 3 hours carrying a light backpack of about 5 kg.
- 2 = Able to ski tour for 4 or 5 hours overcoming 800 meters of elevation gain with a backpack of about 5 kg at a 300 meters an hour pace.
- 3 = Able to accomplish 5 to 7 hours routes and 1000 meters elevation gain with a backpack of about 7 kg at a 300 meters an hour pace.
- 4 = Able to succeed on alpine routes of up to 8 hours and 1200 meters of elevation gain with a backpack of about 8 kg at a 400 meters an hour pace.
- 5 = Able to carry out alpine routes of more than 8 hours long and between 1500 and 2000 meters elevation gain with a 10 kg backpack at a 400 meters an hour pace.