Sailing & Ski Touring in Norway | Epique - Mountain Adventures

Ski & Sail Lyngen Alps, Norway

Norway

On this seven-day trip we will sail far above the Arctic Circle, northwest of the city of Tromsø. Here lie the Lyngen Alps, Kvaløya and numerous smaller islands that are only accessible from the water. With the boat we are flexible and from the water we can reach the most beautiful remote places. After a strenuous tour day you can relax in the sauna, hot tub or on the large outside deck with an amazing view.

Why this trip?

  • Ski to the sea
  • Two guides for a group of 10 skiers and boarders
  • Meals prepared with local products and the catch of the day
  • Unique stay at Spa Boot Vulkana

Ski touring from the Vulkana

With the luxury ship Vulkana as a floating mountain hut, we sail through the fjords around Tromsø. The Vulkana has served as a fishing vessel for almost fifty years and was converted into a ‘spa and adventure ship’ in 2007. It features a Finnish sauna, a Turkish Hammam, a saltwater hot tub and a seven meter high diving tower. The chef prepares fresh meals daily using local products. From the water we have the most beautiful climbs and descents for you to choose.

Destination Price
Lyngen Alps € 3,995
Travel period(s) 13 to 19 Mar 2022
What levels is this trip for?
descent technique
descent condition
Ascent technique
Ascent condition
Knowledge

Program – 6 days touring in the fjords

Day 1 – Travel to Tromsø, Norway

We fly via Oslo to Tromso. We immediately board the Vulkana and meet the skipper and crew. We set sail immediately and in the evening the program for the coming days is discussed.

Day 2 to 7 – 6 days ski touring & splitboarding

We will spend 6 full days exploring the fjords and mountains surrounding the Lyngen Alps. This playground for skiers and snowboarders offers many possibilities and something for everyone. Beautiful scenic tours for novice and intermediate skiers and boarders and for the advanced and experts numerous steep descents and couloirs where you will be challenged both conditionally and technically. With two guides we can split into two groups so that everyone has a great experience at their own level.

Day 8 and 9 – Return journey

On this last day we say goodbye to skipper and crew. We stay another night in the harbor town of Tromsø and conclude with dinner and a drink. Sunday morning we fly back to Amsterdam. In the afternoon we are back in the Netherlands.

Epique toerskien en splitboarden in noorwegen

Adventurous skiers and boarders with sea legs

This adventure is for skiers and snowboarders who like to visit new countries and areas to practice their favorite winter sport. Discovering a different culture and nature, meeting new people and making new friends. Not only the tours or the descents, but the combination of all elements makes this kind of travel special and different from all others – perhaps the most beautiful of your life.

Ski to the Sea

All tours on this trip in Norway begin and end at sea level. The climbs are between 800 and 1,800 meters, after which a nice descent follows. We make one long or two short trips per day. The terrain is very varied; wide, narrow, flat and steep. We ski or snowboard in large walls and through couloirs. Snow conditions range from compact snow, buttery spring snow to fresh powder. The guides always try to find the best snow and slopes for you.

Epique toerskien en splitboarden in noorwegen

Epique toerskien en splitboarden in noorwegen

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Sky High

With Gijs-Jan Laven 4 days on the road in the beautiful mountains of the Triebental in Steiermark, Austria. Gijs-Jan keeps the pace nice and high during the climb, we went up the mountain like a rocket with Gijs as leader and inspiration. During the descents, trade-offs were shared, challenges sought and chamois spotted. A wonderful experience. It is important that in addition to his qualities as a Führer, Gijs-Jan is also great company, a top guy in the jacuzzi and at the table. Make sure you have big spoons with you for the spaghetti intake of this guide! ;). Thank you and see you next year!

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