Spitsbergen Trollheimen Ski Expedition
Spitsbergen Trollheimen Ski Expedition– Spitsbergen, Norway –7 days / 6 nights, Longyearbyen - Trollheimen Ski Expedition - LongyearbyenTake part in one of Spitsbergen's most spectacular skiing adventures. This time of year, the midnight sun never sets, allowing us to explore both day and night. After spending the ﬁrst night in Longyearbyen we get transported by boat to Ymerbukta, where the real adventure begins. We will strap on our skis and head into Trollheimen, an impressive area between Isjorden and Kongsfjorden, far from civilization and everyday life, covering varied terrain.
|Operation||May 22 - May 28, 2015|
|Departure||Friday - Thursday
May 22 - May 28, 2015
|Price||from $2,925 in double room/tent
from $125 Supplement for single room in Longyearbyen
|Included||Accommodation in Longyearbyen
Meals during the trip
Shared equipment, tent, sleeping mats
Experienced guide with all necessary safety equipment
Search and rescue insurance
Transport to and from the starting point of the trip,
|Not Included||International airfare & airport taxes
Flights to/from Longyearbyen, please request
Airport bus to/from airport
Sleeping bag, skis
Personal travel insurance
Clothing and equipment
$25 Service fee
|Please Note||Degree of difficulty:
4 – Above average physical fitness
This expedition requires the participants to be physically fit, as we cover 10-15 km a day pulling a pulka with equipment.
Each participant should be an experienced skier and be familiar with camping outdoors in tents during the winter.
|Tour Options||Flights to/from Longyearbyen
Additional nights in Longyearbyen
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Day 1 ARRIVAL LONGYEARBYEN Briefing, preparation and packing for the expedition. We will go through the gear and instructions for use of cooking gear, pulk, ski equipment, tent, food and drinks. Accommodation at Spitsbergen Guesthouse is included.
Day 2 LONGYEARBYEN - SKI EXPEDITION (B) Final packing of equipment before transport to Ymerbukta/Borebukta with open polar circle boats, approximately 1-2 hours. From here on all we need are skis, pulkas and backpacks with our own equipment. There is no set schedule for the trip; the route and tempo will be adjusted to fit the weather conditions and the participants.
Day 3 - 6 TROLLHEIMEN SKI EXPEDITION (B, L, D) During the following days we ski in the beautiful Trollheimen area, in Oscar II's Land. We will plan our route each day, using the current weather and the guides' knowledge to find the most exciting adventures.
Day 7 LONGYEARBYEN - DEPARTURE (B) The ski expedition ends in Ymerbukta around midday. We will be picked up by polar circle boats and returned to Longyearbyen.
Be aware that the weather can change fairly quickly and the temperature can drop dramatically. The participants are normally split into teams of two and you will each pull a pulka. The pulkas contain collective equipment such as tents, portable stoves, food and fuel for the whole trip. The pulka weighs 20-30 kg. In addition you will have your personal equipment which can either be carried in a backpack or packed in a pulka. Participants are expected to take part in setting up camp and cooking.