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SKI & SAIL NORWAY - LYNGEN ALPS
8 Days | 7 Nights | 6 Days Skiing

Location: Europe | Tour Focus: Guided | Terrain Focus: Backcountry
Ability: Strong Intermediate to Advanced
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USD 2,963
Ski & Sail is the ultimate backcountry powder skiing adventure in the iconic Lyngen Alps of Norway. Ride an endless playground where you select a new line every day. This tour is based on a yacht sailing the fjords & skiing 1000 to 1200m vert a day.
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Ski & Sail Norway - Lyngen Alps Trip

Overview

Ski & Sail Norway is your ultimate skiing adventure.The Lyngen Alps are above the Arctic Circle near Tromso & offer an endless powder skiing & snowboarding playground. By boat you have access to any mountain you pick. You will get to your destination during the evening sail, skin up to the summit in the morning, ski down with views of surrounding peaks and never ending sea, then finish up with eating local fish on the boat. Not to mention the Northern Lights, fishing, saunas or arctic water dips that you can enjoy. The combination of skiing and sailing is pretty magical.

Lyngen Alps is the place to go if you want to ski powder in Scandinavia . You can ski anything - from open glades finishing in the ocean to steep couloirs. The fjords and landscape itself is absolutely breathtaking and you will probably spend all days touring with your mouth wide open while taking pictures non-stop.

You will fly into Tromso via Oslo & be transferred directly to the boat which will be your home for the next 7 nights. The professional skipper will then take you into the fjords to the first destination.

Every trip is unique and ski lines are chosen based on group requirements, weather and sailing conditions. You can expect to sail during the evenings, sleep and have breakfast on the boat, ski-tour from the morning, having spectacular snacks at the top & glorious skiing back to the boat. You will taste local fish, try a Norwegian sauna &/or an arctic water dip.

On all of previous trips, the northern lights (Aurora Borealis) have been seen, so you might be equally lucky.

Late lunch & dinner take place on the boat. Evenings are dedicated to sailing to our new destination.

Guiding & Equipment

The tour is operated by UIAGM qualified mountain guides at a maximum ratio of 7 guests to 1 guide. There will be 2 groups so you can choose between faster & slower one.

You will be provided with an avalanche safety briefing at the beginning of the trip. Avalanche safety gear rental (beacon, shovel, probe and backpack) are provided at no cost as part of the package however you can bring your own gear if you have it.

Ability & Fitness Level

This trip is for Strong Intermediate to Advanced skiers & snowboarders who should be able to climb with skins & ski /ride powder runs with confidence in variable conditions. Need to be able to ski tour/climb & then ski/snowboard down 1000 to 1200m vertical metres per day for 6 days. Of course you can take a break and spend a day on the boat or shore!

Itinerary

DAY 1
Flight to Tromso via Oslo. Settle on board the yacht+ sailing through the fjord to your first destination. Dinner on boat.

DAYS 2 - 7
Breakfast on the boat. Ski touring from the morning. Late lunch on the boat. Sailing to your new destination throughout the afternoon & evening. Fishing from the boat. Dinner on the boat.

DAY 8
Breakfast on boat. Flight back home from Tromso via Oslo.<

ARRIVAL NOTE: You will board the boat on a Saturday evening and off-board the following Saturday morning. If flight connection does not work for you, an additional night’s accommodation in a lodge can be arranged + if possible, do a ski-tour before boarding. You will receive detailed info upon booking.

Lyngen Alps Norway Ski & Sail Tour - Sherpas Ride
Lyngen Alps Norway Ski & Sail Tour - Sherpas Ride
Lyngen Alps Norway Ski & Sail Tour - Sherpas Ride

FLEXIBILITY is the key & this is a sample itinerary. With the boat, there is access to unlimited terrain. The ski lines will be chosen depending on group requirements, sailing & weather conditions.

Accommodation

All accommodation on the tour is on a boat hired from a local charter company with a long history & skippers with great knowledge of the area.

The boat is a very comfortable & safe 47-foot long yacht with 5 cabins & 5 bathrooms + showers plus a common area & kitchen. Bedrooms are either double or twin with en-suite toilet/shower.

All meals are served on the boat & can include freshly caught fish.

Lyngen Alps Norway Ski & Sail Tour - Sherpas Ride
Boat deck
Lyngen Alps Norway Ski & Sail Tour - Sherpas Ride
Common Room
Lyngen Alps Norway Ski & Sail Tour - Sherpas Ride
Bedroom

Fjords are normally pretty calm waters, so you don't have to be worried about sea sickness.

Rate, Inclusions & Add-Ons

Rates

€2490 / person - 7 nights, fully guided, all meals & transfers

Inclusions
  • Accommodation - 7 nights on board yacht (twin share with en-suite).)
  • Mountain guiding (UIAGM qualified) (max 7 guests for 1 guide)
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks & non alcoholic drinks)
  • Transfers - Tromso airport to/from yacht
  • Free hire of powder skis (Scott, Armada) and boards (Nitro)
  • Free hire of avalanche equipment (shovel, probe, beacon, backpack)
  • Avalanche Training Session
  • Avalanche Awareness Presentation
  • Sailing with local professional skipper
  • Fishing
Add-ons
  • Flights to Tromso via Oslo from European origins - €270
  • Travel & Cancellation Insurance - approx €100
  • Additional nights accommodation in a local lodge - price on application.
Not Included
COVID-19 FLEXIBLE BOOKING - For the upcoming season you can book risk free. In case of a Covid Travel ban, quarantine or other restrictions being put in place, you get a 100% refund.