This 8 day Lofoten Islands ski touring holiday in Norway is quite an adventure. You can often ski from peak to ocean in one of the most amazing locations to tour
This 8 day Lofoten Islands ski touring holiday in Norway takes place from a lodge, which is our base. We have at our disposal a van, which leaves us free to go for the best itineraries in the islands of the archipelago. The main islands are all interconnected by a network of bridges and tunnels.
Optional and depending on the conditions, we can do one or more ski days with boat access to isolated islands, such as Stormolla and Litlmolla.
The ascents begin at the level of the sea and thanks to this low altitude it is without fatigue that one
takes 3 to 5 hours of walking a day for height differences of 600 to 1,000 m. Slopes of
virgin snow with spectacular views take us back through the rocks and forests to the edge of
sea, where the van is waiting for us.
Back at our lodge, everyone relaxes at their convenience before choosing to dine «at home» or out. We will have the opportunity to go out after skiing in localities such as Svolvær, Henningsvaer, or even Reine.
Snowy mountains rise straight up, right from the waves. They dig vast fjords punctuated by fishermen’s colourful houses, that give the Lofoten an incredible face. The sublime lights, flamboyant twilight and aurora borealis illuminating the heavens, delicately distil the magic of the place.
Come climb and ski down the magic slopes of the Lofoten Islands, far over the polar circle, at the border of the Arctic region.
This is a tremendous ski touring travel, for good skiers in a good physical shape.
8 days of trip – 7 days of ski 2023 mid-March
This program for the 8 day Lofoten Islands ski touring holiday in Norway is indicative only and subject to change.
Dates: 2022 Sunday 13th to Sunday 20th of March. Plan to arrive in Oslo the night before to take the Sunday morning plane.
Day 1 (Sunday): Flight Oslo / Bodø / Svolvaer.
Transfer from the airport, installation at the hotel.
After a quick snack, first short hike to check the handling of the material (in case of problem it will be possible to fix it in town on the next day). Dinner in town and overnight at the hotel.
Day 2 (Monday): After breakfast, departure in the morning for a hike and ski. Back in the late afternoon we\'ll have a relaxing time on the port of Svolvær.
Days 3 to 8 (Tuesday - Saturday): We will perform 6 days of ski touring in different fjords.
The routes are chosen each morning according to the weather, ice at sea, conditions of snow and the shape and desires of the skiers. Elevations 600 to 1000 m, 3 to 5 hours of walking per day.
Day 9 (Sunday): Morning at Svolvær, then flight back to Oslo and other connections.
Appointment at the beginning of your stay: Sunday 21st of March at the Svolvaer airport, from the flight from Oslo to Svolvær via Bodø. Depending on your departure airport, it may be necessary to arrive the night before in Oslo.
Return: Flight Svolvaer / Bodø / Oslo, then further connections to your final destination.
Number of days of travel: 8
Number of days of skiing: 7
Technical level: 3/5 in skinning and off-piste experience
Physical level: 3/5 capable of moderate effort for several hours
Number of participants: maximum 3 groups of 6 people + 3 guides