Steep Skiing and Ski Mountaineering Course
This is not your average course. You wont be standing around allot with your hands in your pocket. We have designed this course with experience, adventure, and hands on training as the first priorities. The terrain in Lofoten is the perfect match for this course allowing quick easy access to steep terrain and technical ski descents. We have endless amounts of steep skiing objectives out our back door from couloirs to big faces all ending at the ocean. Our IFMGA Guides/Instructors will take you on amazing ski lines while instructing/coaching you on technique and technical skills along the way. This course will surely change the way you look at skiing and improve your safety while traveling in steep big mountain terrain. There is no better way to enter the world of ski mountaineering!
This course is designed advanced and experienced skiers looking to take there skills to the next level. You must be comfortable skiing on 40 degree plus snow slopes in order to even sign up for this course. Please contact us if you have any questions about your skill level and what is required to enter this course. Also feel free to request a tailored made course for you and your partners.
If you need lodging during your stay, Lofoten ski Lodge is the ultimate place to be! We provide packages with lodging and ski guiding. Read more about Lofoten Ski Lodge.
Program – 2,5 day
This is a 2,5 day course. We will use first evening inside with theory and the rest outside in steep exposed terrain. We will adapt the course itinerary to your skills and experience.
Dates: On request or check out our Fb pages for winter program
Trip Length: 2,5 days.
Able to comfortably ski sustained 45° snow in a variety of conditions.
Upon registration we will send you a complete equipment list. There should not be any surprises on the equipment list. We will be using standard ski mountaineering style equipment and have a good amount of rental gear available for those who need climbing specific equipment for the course.
3600 NOK. Minimum 4 participants.
Available spots: 12 guests
Guiding Ratio: max 6:1 with room for 12 skiers on the course.
Included in Price:
– all course/guide fees and expenses – all group gear, ie ropes, maps, etc
Not Included in Price:
– personal ski and climbing equipment/rental available – transportation to/from Airport – lodging, meals, drinks, lift tickets. – travel insurance.