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BOAT BASED BACKCOUNTRY SKIING
8 Days | 7 Nights | 6 Days Skiing

Location: Europe | Tour Focus: Guided | Terrain Focus: Backcountry
Ability: Strong Intermediate to Expert
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USD 3,121
Ski & Sail is the ultimate backcountry powder skiing & splitboarding 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 1,000 to 1,200m vert a day. Join a fixed date 8-day tour from March to May ....
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Ski & Sail Norway - Lyngen Alps

Boat-based Ski Touring & Splitboarding Above the Arctic Circle

Overview

Arctic Norway with its fjords is pretty spectacular by itself. Combine it with sailing and ski touring and you have a recipe for the ultimate Nordic adventure. The Lyngen Alps offer an endless playground and our boat the access to its secluded mountains. You will get to your line during the evening sail, skin up to the summit in the morning, ski down with views of surrounding peaks and ocean, and finish up with eating local meals on the boat. Not to mention the Northern Lights, fishing, saunas, or freezing water dips that you can enjoy.

Sail Through Epic Landscapes

Join an amazing 8-day ski touring trip, starting & finishing in Tromsø, amongst the impressive landscape of the Lyngen Alps of Norway! Hone your backcountry navigation, avalanche awareness, and ski mountaineering skills as you explore the Lyngen Alps' vast wilderness.

Set off on an adventure as you sail through the peaceful, natural wonders of the Lyngen Alps. Prepare to be surrounded by fjords, mountains, and glaciers, all within reach thanks to the convenience of your boat as transportation. You will have the opportunity to explore ski lines that would otherwise be inaccessible.

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Skiing & Terrain

Lyngen Alps is the place to go freeriding if you are looking for powder in Scandinavia. It is tucked into the mainland so the snow is drier than in other areas. The mission will be to ski a variety of backcountry terrain - powdery open lines, ocean runs, classic lines in the area, and couloirs (if conditions allow). On this trip, the group will sail to ski secluded places only accessed by ski touring or splitboarding. Expect around 1,000 to 1,200m vertical daily for 6 days.

For expert groups

The typical Ski and Sail Norway trip consists mostly of skiing open sea to summit lines with some tree-skiing. For expert skiers only, it is possible to put together an alternative around the most iconic steep lines and couloirs in Lyngen. To name a few, there is Forhorlttinden, nicknamed “The Godmother of all couloirs”, plus Sofiatinden or Trolvastinden. Those lines are around 40 to 45 degrees. Safety is the priority for the guides. If the conditions are not right, our UIAGM guide has more conservative option for each day. Crossing the Lyngen peninsula with an amazing downhill around Storgalten is also possible.

Boat, Accommodation and Itinerary

Get to Tromsø via Oslo & transfer 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. For more info on the boat & accommodation, see the Lodging tab.

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. See the full program via the Itinerary tab.

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

Guiding & Equipment

The tour is operated by certified mountain guides at a maximum ratio of 7 guests to 1 guide.

You will need to bring all your own ski touring & splitboard equipment including your own avalanche safety gear (beacon, probe, and shovel) plus an avalanche airbag backpack is also recommended, but not mandatory. Some equipment can be rented locally in Tromsø at a nearby rental shop.

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. You should have previous ski touring or splitboarding experience (at least 3 tours). You should be able to cover at least 1,000m vertical daily for at least 3 days straight. A day off is definitely a possibility, more than that would likely hinder your experience.

Join an Unforgettable Journey

Imagine sailing through picturesque fjords and skiing from summit to sea. Don't miss out on this unforgettable trip to the pristine wilderness of the Lyngen Alps. Sign up now and embark on this adventure together with a group of like-minded adventurers!

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Itinerary for Sail & Ski Norway Tour

Tours run for a week from Saturday to Saturday. Boat boarding is on the Saturday afternoon and off-board the following Saturday morning. Arrival at the berth in Tromsø is on Saturday no later than 1500hr (3pm). If flight connection does not work for you and you have to add a night extra it is possible to include an extra day (or 2) of guiding.

DAY 1 - FLIGHT TO TROMSØ | GETTING ON BOARD | SAILING
Flight to Tromsø via Oslo. Get on board in the afternoon and sail through the fjord to the first skiing and snowboarding destination. Dinner on boat.

DAYS 2 to 7 - LYNGEN ALPS | SKI TOURING, SPLITBOARDING, AND SAILING
Breakfast on the boat. Skiing/splitboarding from the morning, late lunch on the boat, and sailing to a new destination throughout the afternoon and evening. Typically have dinner on the boat at a new location. The group can enjoy local saunas and hot-tubs in various ports or fishing villages. Fishing from the boat possible every day.

DAY 8 - DEPARTURE
Breakfast on boat. Flight back home from Tromsø via Oslo.

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.

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

Boat & Accommodation

All accommodation during 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 (14.5m) long yacht with 5 cabins & 5 bathrooms + showers plus a common area & kitchen.

Bedrooms are either double or twin/bunk with en-suite toilet/shower.

All meals are served on the boat & can include freshly caught fish (that you may catch!).

The Lyngen fjords are calm waters so seasickness is generally not an issue on these trips. In the many years doing the trips, there have been only a handful of clients with mild and short-term sea sickness.

Lyngen Alps Norway Ski & Sail Tour - Sherpas Ride
Lounge/common room
Lyngen Alps Norway Ski & Sail Tour - Sherpas Ride
Boat from above
Lyngen Alps Norway Ski & Sail Tour - Sherpas Ride
Double bedroom
Lyngen Alps Norway Ski & Sail Tour - Sherpas Ride
Boat deck with group
Lyngen Alps Norway Ski & Sail Tour - Sherpas Ride
Coming ashore
Lyngen Alps Norway Ski & Sail Tour - Sherpas Ride
Helm

Rate, Inclusions & Add-Ons

Rates (2025)

€2890 / person - 7 nights, fully guided, all meals & local transfers

Inclusions
  • GUIDED SKIING: 6 days skiing with certified mountain guides (UIAGM qualified) (max guest:guide ratio 7:1))
  • ACCOMMODATION: 7 nights on board yacht (twin share with en-suite).
  • MEALS: All meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks & non alcoholic drinks)
  • OTHER ACTIVITIES: Sailing with local professional skipper & fishing
  • TRAINING: Avalanche Awareness Presentation & Training Sessions
Add-ons
  • EXTRA SKI TOURING DAY: Price on request
  • EXTRA NIGHTS: Additional nights accommodation in a local lodge - price on request
  • EXTRA ACTIVITIES: Dog sledding, Kayaking - price on request
  • FLIGHTS: To Tromso via Oslo from European origins - approx €350
  • INSURANCE: Travel & Cancellation Insurance - approx €100
Not Included
  • FLIGHTS: To/from Tromsø (TOS) from worldwide origins - search for cheapest flights here & book online
  • SKI & SAFETY EQUIPMENT: AT ski or splitboard gear plus all avalanche safety equipment
  • OTHER: Personal expenses plus alcoholic drinks & snacks not listed as inclusuions (can be purchased before boarding boat).

Terms & Conditions

As per agreed terms & conditions with the tour operator, Sherpas Ride, at the time of booking, and including, but not limited to the T&Cs listed below. Any contractual arrangements as a result of a booking enquiry are directly with the tour operator and is subject to their terms and conditions.

Cancellation Fees

If the cancellation is made:
More than 10 weeks before the Event starts - the advanced payment is forfeited
31 days to 10 weeks – 75% of the total cost
0 to 30 days – 100% of the total cost
Not showing up at the event – 100% of the total cost

*that said, Association always tries to find a replacement for the Member to be able to refund him/her in full.