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USD 2,374

GUIDED BACKCOUNTRY SKI TOURING
8 Days | 7 Nights | 6 Ski Days

Location: Europe | Tour Focus: Guided | Terrain Focus: Backcountry
Ability: Strong Intermediate to Expert
Price p/p From price based on 7 nights twin-share lodging in a maximum group of 6 people.
Base/invoice currency is in EURO inc taxes.
*Displayed price may vary due to currency fluctuations.
USD 2,374
Whether skiing from the door, by road, boat or kayak, explore the last skiing frontier in the remote, wild Alps of Finnmark, above the arctic circle in Norway! Devoid of people, ski mountains surrounded by fjords all the way down to the sea! Join an affordable fixed date ski tour every week from March to May .....
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Fixed Date(s): Apr 25 - May 02, 2021
Days: 8
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Fixed Date(s): May 02 - May 09, 2021
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Fixed Date(s): May 09 - May 16, 2021
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Ski Touring the Alps of the Finnmark

Overview

Escape to the last skiing frontier in the remote, wild Alps of Finnmark, above the arctic circle in Norway! Devoid of people, skiing from the door, by road, boat or kayak, explore & ski mountains surrounded by fjords all the way down to the sea! More coming soon......

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Alps of the Finnmark Ski Tour

The Finnmark Snow & Terrain

Coming soon. See the Itinerary Tab for more.

Meeting Point & Transport

The meeting point for the tour is the airport at Alta, Norway. Flights into Alta (ALF) are possible via Oslo twice a day & also from Tromso. Airport transfers are included in the price as is all vehicle, boat & ferry transport during the tour. If the group is amenable to it, sea kayaks can be utilised for an additional fee. See the Itinerary Tab for more.

Accommodation & Meals

Enjoy the isolation of the region & the company of your fellow group members by staying in a locally owned lodge or house. Breakfast & lunches will be purchased and prepared by the group in the house, and dinner at a fantastic local restaurant is included in the price for every night of the tour. See the Accommodation Tab for more.

Guides & Group Size

All guides are fully certified mountain guides with extensive local ski & mountaineering experience, plus their understanding of clients needs/wishes, and their teaching/organisational skills. The maximum number of guests per guide/group will be 6.

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Alps of the Finnmark Ski Tour

Technical & Personal Requirements*

Ski Ability

Participants must be experienced skiers. You should be at ease with skiing on all types of snow at a sustained pace all day long. Slopes can be as steep or gentle as one likes, but may include short steep & exposed sections (40o to 45o) plus couloirs. Skinning uphill 800 to 1600m per day will be involved. Your own ski touring & safety equipment is required, there is no rental available.

Fitness

Good physical condition is required, skinning. You should be prepared to ski all day long at a good pace, approx. 4 - 6 hrs skiing.

*Good to know: if you don't have the level required, the guide may ask you to leave if necessary for the well-being of the rest of the group. If in doubt, please do not hesitate to ask!

A Note About Covid

The tour operator undertakes to follow all the recommendations issued by the relevant government. The tour vans are disinfected after each use and wearing a mask is strictly compulsory for all trips. This for the clients and for the guides. Participants will be informed of the health protocols relating to the accommodation where they stay - it is mandatory to respect them. For the latest on travelling to Europe see the website Reopen Europe.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Alta Norway

Be greeted at the airport in Alta Norway. Transfer to your lodge accommodation, which will be your home for the next seven nights. get to know the group with an exceptional dinner at the local restaurant run by Randi.
Meals included: dinner.

Day 2 to 7 -Ski Tour the Finnmark

Using cars, local boats & ferries, plus even sea-kayaks, be guided to the best snow & terrain in the Finnmark.
Meals included: Dinner at Randi's restaurant.

Day 8 -Departure

Alas all good things come to an end. After breakfast you will transported to the Alta airport for your flight back into the 'real' world. See you again soon!

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Alps of the Finnmark Ski Tour

Please note this itinerary is an example of a ski-touring in the Finnmark. Understand that the guide may adjust certain itineraries and ski areas according to weather & snow conditions as well as participants' abilities & wishes. You are kindly asked to respect such decisions.

Accommodation & Food

Lodgings

Accommodation on the tour will be in local rented houses. More info coming

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Alps of the Finnmark Ski Tour

Food

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Rates & Inclusions

Rates Information

All Season - 8 days/7 nights from €1995

Inclusions
  • ACCOMMODATION: 7 nights in a local house/lodge
  • MEALS: All Dinners (in a local restaurant)
  • GUIDE: Full-time professional guide during entire tour (max. ratio 1:6)
  • TRANSPORT: All ground transport during tour including transfers from & to Alta airport
Add-ons
  • ADDITIONAL MEALS: Breakfasts, lunches & snacks will be prepared by the group in the accommodation
  • KAYAK RENTAL: Price on request
Not Included

Terms & Conditions

As per agreed terms & conditions with the tour operator, Up Ski & Mountain Guides, including but not limited to the following:

A] Information and Booking

The bookings are always confirmed after an email and/or phone contact.

The booking is effective after the payment of the deposit.

B] Payment

A deposit of 20% of the total price is required for booking. It must be payed, at the latest, three months before the first day of the trip.

The balance (80%) is due, at the latest, one week before the first day of the trip.

All payment are to be made to the bank account information given on the invoice that will be sent to you. Please use the invoice number as a reference for your payment.

C] Cancellation Policy

If UP Ski & Mountain Guides are cancelling the trip, all payment that you’ve made will be integrally returned to you.

If you are cancelling, whatever the reasons are:

  • More than three months before the trip, all payment will be returned to you, minus 5% of administrative fees.
  • Less than three months before the trip, we keep you deposit.

D] Insurances

UP Ski & Mountain Guides professional insurances are, in no case, substitute to your own personal insurances, and you are responsible for purchasing one that covers the search & rescue, medical and repatriation costs for all activities and countries concerned by the trip.

Company Detail

UP Ski & Mountain Guides AB is a company registered in Sweden under the number 556985-2097